The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Acceptance Testing
Rank 580 554 583
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Contract jobs citing Integration Acceptance Testing 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £260 - £123
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - £123
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

Integration Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Acceptance Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Integration Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Acceptance Testing within the UK.

Integration Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Acceptance Testing
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Acceptance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -29 8 £260 -
Bristol -8 7 £260 -
South West -18 7 £260 -
Abingdon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

Integration Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Integration Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Acceptance Testing.

1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
1 11 (50.00%) UMTS
1 11 (50.00%) WCDMA
1 11 (50.00%) GPRS
1 11 (50.00%) GSM
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
1 11 (50.00%) Maven
1 11 (50.00%) LTE
2 10 (45.45%) TeamCity
2 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 10 (45.45%) AMQP
2 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 10 (45.45%) REST
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) Ruby
2 10 (45.45%) Java EE
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) GigaSpaces
2 10 (45.45%) SMS
2 10 (45.45%) Middleware
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) LDAP
2 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (45.45%) Kerberos
2 10 (45.45%) RDBMS

Integration Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Integration Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) UMTS
1 11 (50.00%) WCDMA
1 11 (50.00%) GPRS
1 11 (50.00%) GSM
1 11 (50.00%) LTE
2 10 (45.45%) AMQP
2 10 (45.45%) SMS
2 10 (45.45%) Kerberos
2 10 (45.45%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Maven
2 10 (45.45%) TeamCity
2 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Senior Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 10 (45.45%) Senior Architect
3 9 (40.91%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) Java EE
2 10 (45.45%) JAX-WS
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) Middleware
2 10 (45.45%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
1 11 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Ruby
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (4.55%) FatWire