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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 236 287 272
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -15
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 487 318 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.84% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 155 153
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.87 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% -18.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £29.17 £31.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £36.57 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 +56 452 £400 - 67
London +64 201 £450 +8.43% 25
South East +18 112 £356 -20.16% 18
City of London +32 49 £500 +33.33% 10
Hampshire +2 37 £305 -18.74% 7
North West +9 35 £265 -29.33% 2
South West -12 32 £350 -30.00% 11
East of England +5 22 £399 -6.17% 3
Surrey +10 19 £488 - 5
Manchester +4 19 £225 -35.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 19 £331 +1.92% 2
Yorkshire -12 18 £350 +4.47% 5
Scotland -3 17 £340 +9.67% 3
Hook -6 15 £305 -24.48% 1
Berkshire -11 15 £350 -2.43% 1
West Yorkshire -16 15 £350 +9.37% 2
North East - 15 £368 - 1
Bristol -4 13 £400 -5.88% 7
Leeds -13 11 £350 -22.22% 1
Somerset +1 10 £338 -3.57% 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £360 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £360 - 1
Taunton -10 9 £350 -
Edinburgh -11 9 £340 +11.93% 2
East Midlands +10 7 £300 -6.25%
Suffolk +6 7 £500 +41.84%
Cheshire +6 7 £275 -26.66%
Glasgow 0 7 - -
West Sussex 0 7 £350 -26.31% 1
Milton Keynes -6 7 £300 -7.69%

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 279 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (28.63%) Finance
3 253 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 243 (25.96%) SQL
5 212 (22.65%) Java
6 148 (15.81%) Oracle
7 147 (15.71%) Test Scripting
8 134 (14.32%) Microsoft
9 131 (14.00%) Banking
10 127 (13.57%) XML
11 122 (13.03%) Security Cleared
12 118 (12.61%) Linux
13 112 (11.97%) Web Services
13 112 (11.97%) QA
14 110 (11.75%) SAP
15 108 (11.54%) HTML
16 102 (10.90%) Test Strategy
17 98 (10.47%) Project Management
18 96 (10.26%) .NET
18 96 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
19 95 (10.15%) JavaScript
19 95 (10.15%) ISEB
20 94 (10.04%) Scrum
21 93 (9.94%) UNIX
22 90 (9.62%) Regression Testing
22 90 (9.62%) Software Testing
22 90 (9.62%) Unit Testing
23 89 (9.51%) Degree
24 88 (9.40%) JIRA
25 86 (9.19%) TDD

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 35 (3.74%) Tomcat
2 32 (3.42%) Confluence
3 31 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 26 (2.78%) CMS
5 21 (2.24%) Apache
6 19 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.39%) IIS
8 13 (1.39%) JBoss
9 9 (0.96%) Node.js
10 8 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.75%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.64%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
15 3 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.32%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 62 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.67%) MS Office
3 12 (1.28%) MS Project
4 8 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.21%) Simulink
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.50%) Oracle Retail
2 12 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
4 10 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
5 9 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.85%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.75%) Agresso
7 7 (0.75%) SAP SD
7 7 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.64%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.64%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.43%) SAP SRM
10 4 (0.43%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.43%) SAP EWM
10 4 (0.43%) Staffware
10 4 (0.43%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.43%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.64%) PaaS
4 5 (0.53%) SaaS
5 3 (0.32%) GitHub
6 2 (0.21%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.67%) HTTP
2 22 (2.35%) Firewall
3 20 (2.14%) Internet
4 19 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.92%) FTP
5 18 (1.92%) X.400
5 18 (1.92%) X.500
6 17 (1.82%) SMTP
7 8 (0.85%) DNS
7 8 (0.85%) SAN
8 6 (0.64%) RTP
8 6 (0.64%) MPLS
8 6 (0.64%) BGP
8 6 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.53%) Wireless
9 5 (0.53%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.53%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.53%) VoIP
10 4 (0.43%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.10%) MySQL
3 29 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.92%) Big Data
6 16 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.60%) SAP BW
8 14 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.07%) EDRMS
11 9 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.96%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.75%) Ingres
14 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.53%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 88 (9.40%) JIRA
2 75 (8.01%) Subversion
3 49 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 47 (5.02%) Selenium
5 39 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (3.95%) JUnit
7 34 (3.63%) SoapUI
8 31 (3.31%) Cucumber
8 31 (3.31%) QuickTest Pro
9 29 (3.10%) Maven
10 25 (2.67%) SpecFlow
11 23 (2.46%) Jenkins
12 20 (2.14%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.92%) Ant
14 17 (1.82%) NUnit
15 16 (1.71%) ClearCase
15 16 (1.71%) GoogleTest
16 15 (1.60%) CppUnit
16 15 (1.60%) WebDriver
17 14 (1.50%) TeamCity
General
1 268 (28.63%) Finance
2 131 (14.00%) Banking
3 59 (6.30%) Investment Banking
4 49 (5.24%) Retail
5 34 (3.63%) Front Office
6 33 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 31 (3.31%) Automotive
8 23 (2.46%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.24%) Billing
10 18 (1.92%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.71%) Military
12 12 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.28%) Legal
13 11 (1.18%) Marketing
14 9 (0.96%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.96%) Avionics
14 9 (0.96%) Back Office
14 9 (0.96%) Electronics
15 8 (0.85%) Publishing
16 6 (0.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 251 (26.82%) Analyst
2 246 (26.28%) Developer
3 147 (15.71%) Test Analyst
4 77 (8.23%) Tester
5 73 (7.80%) Consultant
6 65 (6.94%) Test Manager
7 50 (5.34%) Business Analyst
8 49 (5.24%) Java Developer
9 41 (4.38%) SAP Consultant
10 40 (4.27%) Test Leader
11 35 (3.74%) Software Engineer
12 28 (2.99%) Banking Business Analyst
13 27 (2.88%) Senior Developer
14 24 (2.56%) Market Risk Analyst
14 24 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (2.56%) Test Engineer
14 24 (2.56%) Risk Analyst
14 24 (2.56%) Market Risk Business Analyst
15 23 (2.46%) Market Analyst
15 23 (2.46%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (13.57%) XML
2 112 (11.97%) Web Services
3 108 (11.54%) HTML
4 96 (10.26%) .NET
5 74 (7.91%) Spring
6 60 (6.41%) CSS
7 54 (5.77%) jQuery
8 53 (5.66%) REST
9 51 (5.45%) SOAP
10 43 (4.59%) HTML5
11 42 (4.49%) JSP
12 38 (4.06%) RESTful
13 35 (3.74%) J2EE
13 35 (3.74%) Spring MVC
14 32 (3.42%) XSD
15 31 (3.31%) Ajax
16 27 (2.88%) Hibernate
17 23 (2.46%) Middleware
18 21 (2.24%) .NET Framework
19 19 (2.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.85%) User Experience
3 32 (3.42%) Derivative
4 28 (2.99%) Market Risk
4 28 (2.99%) Open Source
5 24 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.82%) SWIFT
9 13 (1.39%) PKI
10 12 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (1.28%) iPad
11 11 (1.18%) Smart Meter
11 11 (1.18%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.07%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.96%) DTV
14 8 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 8 (0.85%) Equities
14 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.61%) Linux
2 93 (9.94%) UNIX
3 70 (7.48%) Windows
4 18 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.50%) Android
7 14 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.75%) Solaris
9 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.64%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.53%) VME
12 4 (0.43%) AIX
12 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.21%) HPUX
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 147 (15.71%) Test Scripting
4 102 (10.90%) Test Strategy
5 98 (10.47%) Project Management
6 94 (10.04%) Scrum
7 90 (9.62%) Regression Testing
7 90 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 90 (9.62%) Software Testing
8 86 (9.19%) TDD
9 80 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (8.33%) System Testing
11 77 (8.23%) Data Modelling
12 73 (7.80%) MVC
12 73 (7.80%) Migration
12 73 (7.80%) Test Management
13 68 (7.26%) SOA
13 68 (7.26%) CRM
14 66 (7.05%) Risk Management
14 66 (7.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 243 (25.96%) SQL
2 212 (22.65%) Java
3 95 (10.15%) JavaScript
4 68 (7.26%) C#
5 41 (4.38%) C
6 36 (3.85%) C++
6 36 (3.85%) Python
6 36 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 28 (2.99%) Scala
8 27 (2.88%) Ruby
8 27 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 24 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 23 (2.46%) VBScript
11 21 (2.24%) PHP
12 18 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.82%) ABAP
14 14 (1.50%) Perl
15 9 (0.96%) VB
16 7 (0.75%) VBA
17 6 (0.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 122 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 95 (10.15%) ISEB
3 89 (9.51%) Degree
4 79 (8.44%) ISTQB
5 63 (6.73%) SC Cleared
6 49 (5.24%) DV Cleared
7 22 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.32%) PMP
13 2 (0.21%) HND
13 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.21%) OCP
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.11%) OCA
14 1 (0.11%) MCSE
14 1 (0.11%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (11.97%) QA
2 13 (1.39%) DO-178B
3 5 (0.53%) HL7
4 3 (0.32%) FATCA
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) GxP
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
6 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 17 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
2 10 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.32%) vSphere
5 3 (0.32%) Squid
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 96 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (2.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.64%) Control-M
3 6 (0.64%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.64%) Puppet
3 6 (0.64%) FortiGate
3 6 (0.64%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.64%) Ansible
4 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.43%) Netcool
5 4 (0.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.21%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.21%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.21%) logstash
6 2 (0.21%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.11%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 148 (15.81%) Oracle
2 134 (14.32%) Microsoft
3 110 (11.75%) SAP
4 60 (6.41%) HP
5 37 (3.95%) IBM
6 35 (3.74%) hybris
7 28 (2.99%) VMware
7 28 (2.99%) Adobe
8 22 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.50%) Cisco
10 14 (1.50%) Clearswift
10 14 (1.50%) Google
11 13 (1.39%) Talend
12 10 (1.07%) Citrix
13 9 (0.96%) F5
14 8 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
15 6 (0.64%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.64%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.53%) ESRI
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