The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Acceptance Testing
Rank 598 565 563
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Contract jobs citing Integration Acceptance Testing 9 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.025% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.034% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
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£263 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-30.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Acceptance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Integration Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Integration Acceptance Testing
Top 5 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 21 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 8 £263 -52.27%
London -7 2 £650 +18.18%
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Integration Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (63.64%) GPRS
1 7 (63.64%) GSM
1 7 (63.64%) UMTS
1 7 (63.64%) WCDMA
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 7 (63.64%) LTE
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) SMS
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) jMock
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
4 2 (18.18%) 4G
4 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Agilent
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) GoldenSource
4 2 (18.18%) JTA
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Java

Integration Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) GPRS
1 7 (63.64%) GSM
1 7 (63.64%) UMTS
1 7 (63.64%) WCDMA
1 7 (63.64%) LTE
2 5 (45.45%) SMS
3 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 2 (18.18%) 4G
3 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (9.09%) AMQP
4 1 (9.09%) UTRAN
4 1 (9.09%) SS7
4 1 (9.09%) ISUP
4 1 (9.09%) SCCP
4 1 (9.09%) INAP
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) 2G
4 1 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) jMock
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
1 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
1 2 (18.18%) JTS
1 2 (18.18%) JTA
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) LINQ
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) UML
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (9.09%) BDD
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Sybase
1 2 (18.18%) GoldenSource
1 2 (18.18%) Huawei
1 2 (18.18%) Agilent
1 2 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Anite
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle