The table below looks at the statistics for Integration 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 Testing over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 228 233 285
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +52
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 494 479 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.90% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.20% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 230 163
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%

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
41993 40075 34817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.16% 75.26% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26828 25290 20785
Average daily rate £413 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1197 1041
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.82 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Integration Testing
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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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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 -10 459 £363 -3.33% 97
London -31 170 £425 +6.25% 47
South East +30 103 £338 -10.00% 18
North West +5 49 £388 +9.92% 9
City of London +9 42 £438 +9.37% 10
Hampshire +14 38 £350 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -22 28 £400 - 2
South West +9 26 £363 +11.53% 8
North East 0 24 £550 +69.23%
Berkshire +16 23 £288 -32.35% 5
Scotland -1 21 £310 +39.63% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 19 £331 +10.41% 1
Yorkshire -15 19 £325 +8.33% 5
Cheshire +4 18 £401 +17.79% 3
East of England -18 18 £350 -8.49% 6
Tyne and Wear -7 17 £551 +76.40%
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 16 £551 +76.40%
West Yorkshire -12 16 £325 +8.33% 4
Surrey +4 14 £450 +2.85% 3
Hook -2 14 £363 +3.77%
Gloucestershire -1 12 £363 - 1
East Midlands -9 12 £300 +2.12% 1
Suffolk +16 11 £348 -3.47%
Edinburgh -8 11 £285 +28.37% 2
Leeds -10 11 £319 +11.84% 4
Milton Keynes +7 10 £358 +19.16%
Lancashire +5 10 £375 -22.27%
Manchester -3 10 £413 +29.92% 4
Reading - 10 £338 - 4
Blackpool +10 9 £375 -12.53%

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Integration 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 Testing.

1 327 (33.00%) System Integration Testing
2 256 (25.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 248 (25.03%) SQL
4 235 (23.71%) Finance
5 228 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
6 179 (18.06%) Test Scripting
7 151 (15.24%) Microsoft
8 148 (14.93%) Java
9 139 (14.03%) SAP
10 138 (13.93%) Security Cleared
11 133 (13.42%) QA
12 125 (12.61%) XML
13 121 (12.21%) Oracle
14 116 (11.71%) Test Strategy
15 113 (11.40%) System Testing
15 113 (11.40%) ISEB
16 112 (11.30%) Banking
17 107 (10.80%) .NET
18 106 (10.70%) SQL Server
19 97 (9.79%) Project Management
20 96 (9.69%) Degree
21 94 (9.49%) Migration
22 92 (9.28%) SDLC
23 91 (9.18%) ISTQB
24 88 (8.88%) SOAP
25 87 (8.78%) Software Engineering
26 86 (8.68%) Regression Testing
27 85 (8.58%) Unit Testing
28 81 (8.17%) HP Quality Center
28 81 (8.17%) UNIX

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Integration 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 Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (4.24%) WebSphere
2 41 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (1.41%) CMS
4 14 (1.41%) Confluence
5 13 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.01%) Mule
7 9 (0.91%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.81%) Lync
8 8 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (0.71%) JBoss
9 7 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (0.61%) IIS
10 6 (0.61%) Apache
11 4 (0.40%) MindAlign
12 3 (0.30%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.30%) DNN
12 3 (0.30%) Node.js
12 3 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 79 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.34%) MS Office
3 13 (1.31%) MS Project
4 9 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.92%) SAP FI
3 16 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (1.51%) SAP HR
5 9 (0.91%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.81%) SAP Retail
7 7 (0.71%) SAP SCM
7 7 (0.71%) SAP SRM
7 7 (0.71%) SAP MM
7 7 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
7 7 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.71%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.61%) SAP EWM
8 6 (0.61%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.61%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.50%) SAP PP
9 5 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.81%) SaaS
4 7 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.20%) Force.com
5 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.03%) Internet
2 17 (1.72%) HTTP
3 12 (1.21%) Firewall
4 11 (1.11%) X.400
4 11 (1.11%) X.500
4 11 (1.11%) Wireshark
4 11 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.01%) LDAP
6 9 (0.91%) SMTP
7 8 (0.81%) FTP
7 8 (0.81%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.50%) SSL
9 4 (0.40%) Softphone
9 4 (0.40%) DNS
9 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.40%) Diameter Protocol
10 3 (0.30%) ATM
10 3 (0.30%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.20%) VLAN
11 2 (0.20%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 46 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 26 (2.62%) MySQL
6 21 (2.12%) DB2
7 20 (2.02%) SAP BW
8 19 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 17 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.51%) Informix
11 14 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
16 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 74 (7.47%) JIRA
2 58 (5.85%) Subversion
3 56 (5.65%) Selenium
4 51 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (5.15%) SoapUI
5 41 (4.14%) NUnit
6 33 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 31 (3.13%) ClearCase
8 30 (3.03%) Ant
8 30 (3.03%) GoogleTest
9 27 (2.72%) Visual Studio
10 26 (2.62%) JUnit
10 26 (2.62%) CppUnit
11 23 (2.32%) Git (software)
12 21 (2.12%) Rational Rose
13 18 (1.82%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.51%) Maven
15 14 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
16 13 (1.31%) SpecFlow
17 12 (1.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 235 (23.71%) Finance
2 112 (11.30%) Banking
3 55 (5.55%) Retail
4 47 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 45 (4.54%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.82%) Marketing
8 16 (1.61%) Automotive
8 16 (1.61%) Electronics
9 15 (1.51%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.21%) Military
12 8 (0.81%) Billing
12 8 (0.81%) Back Office
12 8 (0.81%) Publishing
13 7 (0.71%) Legal
13 7 (0.71%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.71%) Avionics
14 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 281 (28.36%) Analyst
2 211 (21.29%) Developer
3 193 (19.48%) Test Analyst
4 101 (10.19%) Tester
5 76 (7.67%) Test Manager
6 67 (6.76%) Consultant
7 56 (5.65%) Business Analyst
7 56 (5.65%) Test Leader
8 48 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 45 (4.54%) SAP Consultant
10 43 (4.34%) Software Engineer
11 35 (3.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 33 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
13 30 (3.03%) Market Risk Business Analyst
13 30 (3.03%) Market Risk Analyst
14 29 (2.93%) Risk Analyst
14 29 (2.93%) Market Analyst
14 29 (2.93%) IT Business Analyst
15 27 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
15 27 (2.72%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (12.61%) XML
2 107 (10.80%) .NET
3 88 (8.88%) SOAP
4 78 (7.87%) Web Services
5 70 (7.06%) HTML
6 61 (6.16%) REST
7 54 (5.45%) CSS
7 54 (5.45%) Spring
8 35 (3.53%) jQuery
9 30 (3.03%) WSDL
10 29 (2.93%) J2EE
11 27 (2.72%) ASP.NET
11 27 (2.72%) Spring MVC
12 21 (2.12%) JSP
12 21 (2.12%) Middleware
12 21 (2.12%) XSD
13 20 (2.02%) JSON
14 19 (1.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 18 (1.82%) Hibernate
16 17 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.33%) Derivative
4 31 (3.13%) Market Risk
5 24 (2.42%) SWIFT
6 18 (1.82%) User Experience
7 15 (1.51%) Data Conversion
8 14 (1.41%) NHS
9 13 (1.31%) DTV
9 13 (1.31%) Smart Meter
10 12 (1.21%) DataPower
10 12 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.11%) Clustering
12 9 (0.91%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.91%) Online Banking
13 8 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
13 8 (0.81%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.71%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (8.17%) UNIX
1 81 (8.17%) Windows
2 78 (7.87%) Linux
3 25 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (1.51%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.41%) Solaris
5 14 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (1.31%) VME
7 8 (0.81%) Android
8 5 (0.50%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.30%) VMS
11 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.20%) SUSE
11 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.10%) bada
12 1 (0.10%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (33.00%) System Integration Testing
2 256 (25.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 228 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (18.06%) Test Scripting
5 116 (11.71%) Test Strategy
6 113 (11.40%) System Testing
7 97 (9.79%) Project Management
8 94 (9.49%) Migration
9 92 (9.28%) SDLC
10 87 (8.78%) Software Engineering
11 86 (8.68%) Regression Testing
12 85 (8.58%) Unit Testing
13 76 (7.67%) Configuration Management
13 76 (7.67%) Software Testing
14 71 (7.16%) Scrum
14 71 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (6.76%) Release Management
16 66 (6.66%) Validation
17 63 (6.36%) CRM
17 63 (6.36%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 248 (25.03%) SQL
2 148 (14.93%) Java
3 73 (7.37%) JavaScript
4 62 (6.26%) C
5 54 (5.45%) C#
6 39 (3.94%) C++
7 37 (3.73%) Apex Code
8 30 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 26 (2.62%) Python
9 26 (2.62%) Perl
9 26 (2.62%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 19 (1.92%) COBOL
12 16 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.21%) Embedded C
13 12 (1.21%) Ruby
14 11 (1.11%) PHP
15 10 (1.01%) VB
15 10 (1.01%) XPath
16 9 (0.91%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 138 (13.93%) Security Cleared
2 113 (11.40%) ISEB
3 96 (9.69%) Degree
4 91 (9.18%) ISTQB
5 78 (7.87%) SC Cleared
6 42 (4.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.21%) APMP
9 10 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.81%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.71%) PMP
13 6 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.61%) HND
14 4 (0.40%) OCP
14 4 (0.40%) OCA
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.40%) OCAJ
14 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (13.42%) QA
2 15 (1.51%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.40%) SLA
4 3 (0.30%) FATCA
5 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.20%) GMP
5 2 (0.20%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.10%) GxP
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (0.91%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.30%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) Firmware
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.10%) Squid
7 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 81 (8.17%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.11%) CA LISA
3 10 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.71%) MOM
5 5 (0.50%) Control-M
6 4 (0.40%) OpenView
6 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.30%) Puppet
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.10%) Ansible
9 1 (0.10%) logstash
9 1 (0.10%) Kibana
9 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.10%) Netcool
9 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 151 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 139 (14.03%) SAP
3 121 (12.21%) Oracle
4 70 (7.06%) HP
5 42 (4.24%) IBM
6 39 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.02%) VMware
8 18 (1.82%) Remedy
9 17 (1.72%) hybris
10 14 (1.41%) Serena
11 13 (1.31%) Sybase
12 12 (1.21%) Adobe
12 12 (1.21%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.11%) webMethods
13 11 (1.11%) Green Hat
13 11 (1.11%) Solace
14 10 (1.01%) Clearswift
14 10 (1.01%) Bloomberg
15 8 (0.81%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.71%) McAfee
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