The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 235 265 274
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 471 361 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.97% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 185 203
Average daily rate
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£361 £405 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £48.84 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +22.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £48.84 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.84 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - £38.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +37 440 £364 -14.41% 89
London +18 190 £450 -6.49% 31
South East -1 70 £330 -5.71% 17
West Midlands +13 40 £365 -30.47% 1
City of London +10 38 £400 -20.00% 9
East of England +8 37 £450 +50.00% 9
South West -12 28 £333 +6.40% 14
Hampshire -21 27 £338 -10.71%
North West +5 24 £323 -14.00% 4
Scotland -6 22 £243 +8.00%
West Yorkshire +19 19 £295 - 4
Yorkshire +14 19 £295 -6.34% 7
East Midlands +7 19 £350 +26.12% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £213 -40.97% 5
Edinburgh -6 16 £236 -37.06%
Leeds +12 14 £298 +14.42% 4
Manchester - 13 £323 - 2
Bristol - 12 £350 - 5
Berkshire +7 9 £425 -26.08% 1
Coventry -14 9 £510 -7.27%
Hertfordshire +6 8 £450 - 3
North East -6 8 £350 -9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire +17 7 - - 3
Birmingham +4 7 £365 +4.28% 1
Milton Keynes +3 7 £350 -48.14%
Surrey -3 7 £425 +60.37% 8
Bedfordshire - 7 £530 -
Nottingham +13 6 - - 3
Lancashire -9 6 £350 +64.70%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £375 -

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 245 (25.26%) Finance
2 244 (25.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 239 (24.64%) SQL
4 226 (23.30%) Test Scripting
5 176 (18.14%) Java
6 158 (16.29%) SQL Server
7 150 (15.46%) QA
8 147 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 143 (14.74%) Oracle
10 139 (14.33%) Microsoft
11 122 (12.58%) ISEB
12 119 (12.27%) Unit Testing
13 111 (11.44%) .NET
13 111 (11.44%) SAP
14 110 (11.34%) Scrum
14 110 (11.34%) Security Cleared
15 108 (11.13%) XML
16 106 (10.93%) System Testing
17 99 (10.21%) Test Management
17 99 (10.21%) HP Quality Center
18 97 (10.00%) Software Testing
19 95 (9.79%) ISTQB
19 95 (9.79%) Degree
20 92 (9.48%) Web Services
20 92 (9.48%) UNIX
21 87 (8.97%) Banking
22 86 (8.87%) TDD
23 84 (8.66%) Linux
24 83 (8.56%) C#
25 82 (8.45%) Windows

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (4.02%) Tomcat
2 34 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.20%) IIS
4 30 (3.09%) Confluence
5 28 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (2.47%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.16%) CMS
7 21 (2.16%) Apache
8 13 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.13%) Tuxedo
10 10 (1.03%) Lync
11 7 (0.72%) WebLogic Integration
12 6 (0.62%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.62%) SAS
12 6 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 77 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.51%) MS Office
3 10 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.72%) MS Project
5 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Mingle
6 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.96%) SAP IS-U
3 15 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (1.13%) SAP SD
5 10 (1.03%) SAP FI-CA
6 9 (0.93%) SAP HR
7 8 (0.82%) TRIRIGA
7 8 (0.82%) SAP MRS
7 8 (0.82%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.82%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.62%) RMDS
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.41%) Maximo
9 4 (0.41%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.31%) Agresso
10 3 (0.31%) SAP CS
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.21%) SaaS
4 2 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.78%) HTTP
2 19 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.75%) Internet
4 13 (1.34%) Firewall
4 13 (1.34%) FTP
5 12 (1.24%) Ethernet
6 10 (1.03%) X.400
6 10 (1.03%) X.500
7 9 (0.93%) DVB
7 9 (0.93%) VLAN
8 8 (0.82%) SMTP
9 7 (0.72%) DHCP
10 6 (0.62%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.52%) Wireless
11 5 (0.52%) LDAP
11 5 (0.52%) GSM
12 4 (0.41%) LAN
12 4 (0.41%) WAN
12 4 (0.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.67%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.33%) RDBMS
4 38 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (3.61%) MySQL
6 33 (3.40%) Oracle Database
7 31 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.93%) DB2
11 9 (0.93%) MS Access
12 8 (0.82%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.52%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 72 (7.42%) JIRA
2 57 (5.88%) Selenium
2 57 (5.88%) Subversion
3 53 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (4.12%) JUnit
5 36 (3.71%) Cucumber
6 28 (2.89%) SoapUI
6 28 (2.89%) SpecFlow
7 22 (2.27%) NUnit
8 21 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 21 (2.16%) Git (software)
9 20 (2.06%) Ant
10 19 (1.96%) Rational Rose
11 18 (1.86%) Jenkins
12 16 (1.65%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.44%) WebDriver
14 13 (1.34%) Eclipse
15 12 (1.24%) GoogleTest
16 11 (1.13%) CppUnit
16 11 (1.13%) MSTest
General
1 245 (25.26%) Finance
2 87 (8.97%) Banking
3 39 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 37 (3.81%) Retail
5 25 (2.58%) Billing
6 24 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.37%) Back Office
8 15 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.13%) Advertising
9 11 (1.13%) Military
9 11 (1.13%) French Language
10 10 (1.03%) Automotive
11 9 (0.93%) Front Office
12 8 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.82%) Legal
12 8 (0.82%) Publishing
13 7 (0.72%) Electronics
13 7 (0.72%) Marketing
14 6 (0.62%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 293 (30.21%) Analyst
2 215 (22.16%) Developer
3 181 (18.66%) Test Analyst
4 95 (9.79%) Tester
5 70 (7.22%) Consultant
6 68 (7.01%) Test Manager
7 58 (5.98%) Business Analyst
8 44 (4.54%) SAP Consultant
9 34 (3.51%) Test Leader
10 33 (3.40%) Software Engineer
11 32 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
11 32 (3.30%) Test Engineer
12 25 (2.58%) Senior Developer
12 25 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (2.58%) .NET Developer
13 22 (2.27%) Project Manager
13 22 (2.27%) Systems Tester
14 21 (2.16%) Java Developer
15 20 (2.06%) Senior Test Analyst
16 18 (1.86%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (11.44%) .NET
2 108 (11.13%) XML
3 92 (9.48%) Web Services
4 74 (7.63%) HTML
5 54 (5.57%) CSS
6 43 (4.43%) ASP.NET
7 42 (4.33%) Spring
7 42 (4.33%) jQuery
8 39 (4.02%) SOAP
9 30 (3.09%) Spring MVC
10 29 (2.99%) REST
10 29 (2.99%) JSP
11 28 (2.89%) XSD
11 28 (2.89%) Middleware
12 25 (2.58%) Ajax
13 24 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (1.96%) .NET Framework
14 19 (1.96%) J2EE
15 17 (1.75%) RESTful
16 16 (1.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.29%) Management Information System
2 25 (2.58%) Derivative
3 23 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.06%) Data Integration
5 16 (1.65%) Fixed Income
6 15 (1.55%) SWIFT
7 14 (1.44%) Open Source
8 13 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.24%) Market Risk
10 11 (1.13%) Data Conversion
10 11 (1.13%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.03%) STB
11 10 (1.03%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.93%) IPTV
13 8 (0.82%) Clustering
13 8 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.82%) NHS
13 8 (0.82%) Video on Demand
14 7 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.48%) UNIX
2 84 (8.66%) Linux
3 82 (8.45%) Windows
4 36 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (2.27%) Android
7 17 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.55%) Windows XP
9 13 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.93%) SUSE
11 9 (0.93%) HPUX
11 9 (0.93%) Solaris
12 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.52%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.21%) VMS
16 1 (0.10%) AIX
16 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (25.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 226 (23.30%) Test Scripting
3 147 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (12.27%) Unit Testing
5 110 (11.34%) Scrum
6 106 (10.93%) System Testing
7 99 (10.21%) Test Management
8 97 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 86 (8.87%) TDD
10 82 (8.45%) Test Strategy
11 73 (7.53%) OO
11 73 (7.53%) Test Automation
12 66 (6.80%) SOA
13 65 (6.70%) CRM
14 63 (6.49%) Project Management
15 61 (6.29%) Validation
15 61 (6.29%) Migration
16 59 (6.08%) E-Commerce
17 58 (5.98%) ETL
17 58 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 239 (24.64%) SQL
2 176 (18.14%) Java
3 83 (8.56%) C#
4 51 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 42 (4.33%) C
6 31 (3.20%) C++
7 25 (2.58%) Perl
8 24 (2.47%) Ruby
9 22 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.16%) PHP
11 20 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 19 (1.96%) VBA
13 17 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.65%) VBScript
14 16 (1.65%) Python
14 16 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.44%) ABAP
16 11 (1.13%) VB
17 10 (1.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 122 (12.58%) ISEB
2 110 (11.34%) Security Cleared
3 95 (9.79%) ISTQB
3 95 (9.79%) Degree
4 76 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 50 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.52%) PMP
9 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.41%) OCP
10 4 (0.41%) OCA
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.41%) OCAJ
11 3 (0.31%) IIBA
11 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.31%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (15.46%) QA
2 9 (0.93%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.31%) Basel III
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) FINREP
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) EMIR
5 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.10%) COREP
System Software
1 20 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (0.93%) vSphere
6 6 (0.62%) XenApp
6 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.41%) KVM
9 3 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.10%) HDFS
10 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 99 (10.21%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (0.72%) SCCM
3 7 (0.72%) Puppet
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.41%) Nagios
4 4 (0.41%) ZENworks
4 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.41%) Ganglia
5 3 (0.31%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.21%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.21%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.10%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.10%) SCSM
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 143 (14.74%) Oracle
2 139 (14.33%) Microsoft
3 111 (11.44%) SAP
4 78 (8.04%) HP
5 26 (2.68%) hybris
6 24 (2.47%) TIBCO
7 22 (2.27%) IBM
8 21 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.55%) VMware
10 14 (1.44%) Citrix
11 13 (1.34%) Bloomberg
12 10 (1.03%) JBoss
13 9 (0.93%) Informatica
13 9 (0.93%) Serena
13 9 (0.93%) Google
14 8 (0.82%) Zend
14 8 (0.82%) Remedy
14 8 (0.82%) Reuters
14 8 (0.82%) Clearswift
14 8 (0.82%) Cisco
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Testing Circle Ltd
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Experis Ltd
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FPSG Connect
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Aston Carter
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Experis Ltd
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