The first table below looks at the demand for the Integration Tester role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Tester
Rank 570 539 578
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Tester 17 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.011% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Average daily rate £388 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Integration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Integration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Integration Tester
Daily Rate Trend

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

Integration Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Integration Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Integration Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Tester within the UK.

Integration Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Tester
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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 -75 17 £388 +29.16%
London -9 15 £388 +29.16%
City of London - 2 £416 -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Integration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Integration Tester in their job title 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 with Integration Tester in their job title.

1 12 (46.15%) Integration Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) QA
5 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 6 (23.08%) Ruby
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 5 (19.23%) User Stories
6 5 (19.23%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) XML
7 4 (15.38%) SOAP
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
7 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) JIRA
7 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) ISTQB

Integration Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Integration Tester in their job title 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 with Integration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
5 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.85%) Calabash
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Integration Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) UML
7 2 (7.69%) Logistics
7 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Test Management
7 2 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Green Hat
5 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
5 1 (3.85%) JDA