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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 240 231 278
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +47
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 485 510 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.91% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.21% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 282 149
Average daily rate
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£389 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.00 £28.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £61.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +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
42744 42016 35128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.77% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26677 26116 20973
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1227 1185 1074
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.94 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -11 450 £400 +6.66% 90
London -45 151 £414 +2.13% 35
South East +8 90 £338 -20.58% 23
Yorkshire +27 54 £375 +17.18% 6
West Yorkshire +31 49 £375 +17.18% 6
North West +4 48 £375 +20.96% 5
Leeds +20 44 £375 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -2 37 £430 +7.50% 6
Hampshire -10 37 £350 +14.75% 12
City of London +6 33 £410 -3.42% 9
Scotland -2 29 £243 -22.77% 7
South West +13 26 £400 +45.45% 11
Buckinghamshire +8 18 £325 +8.33%
Manchester -2 18 £450 +45.16% 1
Berkshire +5 16 £381 -7.69% 2
Gloucestershire 0 15 £400 - 1
Hook -1 14 £361 +19.41%
East Midlands -8 14 £311 +3.75% 3
Cheshire +2 12 £394 +27.01% 1
Edinburgh -6 10 £260 +23.80% 2
Merseyside -7 10 £230 -25.80% 2
Bristol +6 9 £450 - 7
Surrey +4 9 £383 -4.37% 5
Cheltenham -6 9 £344 -
Chester +9 8 £388 +11.58% 1
Reading +5 8 £350 +60.68%
Milton Keynes -1 8 £344 +14.58%
Liverpool -3 8 £230 -25.80% 2
Warwickshire 0 7 £300 -
Glasgow +4 6 - - 1

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 252 (26.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 247 (25.52%) Finance
3 240 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (23.76%) SQL
5 168 (17.36%) Java
6 165 (17.05%) Test Scripting
7 137 (14.15%) Microsoft
8 134 (13.84%) Security Cleared
9 125 (12.91%) Banking
10 124 (12.81%) Oracle
10 124 (12.81%) SAP
11 120 (12.40%) QA
12 114 (11.78%) Project Management
13 109 (11.26%) XML
14 107 (11.05%) .NET
15 104 (10.74%) Test Strategy
16 101 (10.43%) System Testing
16 101 (10.43%) Linux
17 100 (10.33%) Regression Testing
18 94 (9.71%) ISEB
19 89 (9.19%) Scrum
20 87 (8.99%) UNIX
20 87 (8.99%) ISTQB
21 86 (8.88%) Degree
22 85 (8.78%) Software Testing
22 85 (8.78%) HP Quality Center
22 85 (8.78%) Software Engineering
23 83 (8.57%) SOAP
24 82 (8.47%) JIRA
25 80 (8.26%) HTML

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 35 (3.62%) WebSphere
2 30 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.96%) CMS
5 15 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.45%) Confluence
7 11 (1.14%) Node.js
7 11 (1.14%) JBoss
8 9 (0.93%) Apache
9 8 (0.83%) Lync
10 7 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.52%) Mule
13 4 (0.41%) MindAlign
13 4 (0.41%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.41%) Tuxedo
14 3 (0.31%) IIS
14 3 (0.31%) CICS
Applications
1 62 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.51%) MS Office
3 10 (1.03%) MS Project
4 6 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (1.86%) SAP FI
2 17 (1.76%) SAP HR
2 17 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 10 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.93%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.83%) SAP Retail
6 8 (0.83%) SAP SD
6 8 (0.83%) SAP MM
6 8 (0.83%) SAP PP
6 8 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.72%) SAP Payroll
7 7 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.72%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.72%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.72%) SAP SCM
7 7 (0.72%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.52%) SAP EWM
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.41%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.83%) SaaS
3 6 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.21%) Force.com
6 2 (0.21%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.58%) Internet
2 20 (2.07%) HTTP
3 17 (1.76%) Firewall
4 13 (1.34%) X.400
4 13 (1.34%) X.500
5 12 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.14%) SMTP
6 11 (1.14%) FTP
7 10 (1.03%) Wireshark
7 10 (1.03%) LDAP
8 8 (0.83%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.62%) DNS
10 5 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.52%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.52%) MPLS
10 5 (0.52%) BGP
10 5 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.41%) Softphone
11 4 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.38%) MySQL
5 22 (2.27%) SAP BW
6 15 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.03%) DB2
11 7 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.62%) Informix
12 6 (0.62%) Big Data
13 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 5 (0.52%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.52%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 82 (8.47%) JIRA
2 64 (6.61%) Subversion
3 62 (6.40%) Selenium
4 46 (4.75%) SoapUI
5 42 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (3.62%) Git (software)
7 33 (3.41%) Cucumber
8 32 (3.31%) Maven
9 31 (3.20%) NUnit
9 31 (3.20%) Ant
9 31 (3.20%) ClearCase
9 31 (3.20%) QuickTest Pro
10 27 (2.79%) JUnit
10 27 (2.79%) CppUnit
10 27 (2.79%) GoogleTest
11 23 (2.38%) Visual Studio
12 19 (1.96%) Rational Rose
12 19 (1.96%) SpecFlow
13 16 (1.65%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 247 (25.52%) Finance
2 125 (12.91%) Banking
3 59 (6.10%) Retail
4 46 (4.75%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.86%) Automotive
8 17 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.34%) Military
9 13 (1.34%) Marketing
10 12 (1.24%) Billing
10 12 (1.24%) Legal
10 12 (1.24%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.14%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.14%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.03%) Electronics
13 9 (0.93%) Publishing
14 8 (0.83%) Back Office
15 6 (0.62%) Front Office
15 6 (0.62%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 279 (28.82%) Analyst
2 218 (22.52%) Developer
3 179 (18.49%) Test Analyst
4 96 (9.92%) Tester
5 77 (7.95%) Consultant
6 69 (7.13%) Test Manager
7 58 (5.99%) Business Analyst
8 48 (4.96%) Java Developer
8 48 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
9 37 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 35 (3.62%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 34 (3.51%) Banking Business Analyst
12 33 (3.41%) Test Leader
13 30 (3.10%) Market Risk Business Analyst
13 30 (3.10%) Market Risk Analyst
14 29 (3.00%) Risk Analyst
14 29 (3.00%) Market Analyst
14 29 (3.00%) IT Business Analyst
15 28 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (2.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (11.26%) XML
2 107 (11.05%) .NET
3 83 (8.57%) SOAP
4 80 (8.26%) HTML
5 75 (7.75%) REST
6 67 (6.92%) Web Services
7 58 (5.99%) CSS
8 56 (5.79%) Spring
9 41 (4.24%) jQuery
10 28 (2.89%) J2EE
11 25 (2.58%) Spring MVC
12 24 (2.48%) Middleware
13 22 (2.27%) XSD
13 22 (2.27%) HTML5
14 21 (2.17%) WSDL
14 21 (2.17%) Ajax
15 20 (2.07%) JSON
15 20 (2.07%) JSP
16 19 (1.96%) ASP.NET
17 18 (1.86%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.55%) Derivative
3 32 (3.31%) Market Risk
4 29 (3.00%) User Experience
5 28 (2.89%) Open Source
5 28 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.69%) SWIFT
7 14 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.24%) Smart Meter
8 12 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (1.14%) iPad
10 10 (1.03%) Equities
11 9 (0.93%) DataPower
11 9 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
12 8 (0.83%) Online Banking
12 8 (0.83%) Clustering
12 8 (0.83%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.83%) NHS
13 7 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 101 (10.43%) Linux
2 87 (8.99%) UNIX
3 68 (7.02%) Windows
4 23 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.65%) Solaris
7 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.93%) Android
10 6 (0.62%) VME
10 6 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.31%) VMS
13 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE
15 1 (0.10%) webOS
15 1 (0.10%) bada
15 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (26.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 240 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (17.05%) Test Scripting
4 114 (11.78%) Project Management
5 104 (10.74%) Test Strategy
6 101 (10.43%) System Testing
7 100 (10.33%) Regression Testing
8 89 (9.19%) Scrum
9 85 (8.78%) Software Engineering
9 85 (8.78%) Software Testing
10 73 (7.54%) Release Management
11 72 (7.44%) Test Management
12 70 (7.23%) Unit Testing
12 70 (7.23%) Configuration Management
13 64 (6.61%) Migration
13 64 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (6.20%) TDD
15 59 (6.10%) Risk Management
16 57 (5.89%) CRM
16 57 (5.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 230 (23.76%) SQL
2 168 (17.36%) Java
3 76 (7.85%) JavaScript
4 56 (5.79%) C
4 56 (5.79%) C#
5 37 (3.82%) Apex Code
6 36 (3.72%) C++
7 34 (3.51%) Python
8 29 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 22 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.17%) Perl
11 20 (2.07%) Ruby
12 18 (1.86%) PHP
13 17 (1.76%) ABAP
13 17 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.14%) COBOL
16 10 (1.03%) VBA
16 10 (1.03%) Embedded C
17 9 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 134 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 94 (9.71%) ISEB
3 87 (8.99%) ISTQB
4 86 (8.88%) Degree
5 74 (7.64%) SC Cleared
6 38 (3.93%) DV Cleared
7 33 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.62%) PMP
8 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.62%) HND
9 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.52%) APMP
10 4 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.31%) OCAJ
11 3 (0.31%) OCP
11 3 (0.31%) OCA
11 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (12.40%) QA
2 14 (1.45%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.31%) FATCA
3 3 (0.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.31%) Squid
5 3 (0.31%) vSphere
6 2 (0.21%) XenApp
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 85 (8.78%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (0.93%) CA LISA
4 8 (0.83%) Control-M
5 6 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.52%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.52%) Ansible
6 5 (0.52%) Puppet
6 5 (0.52%) MOM
7 3 (0.31%) OpenView
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.10%) logstash
9 1 (0.10%) Kibana
9 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 137 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 124 (12.81%) Oracle
2 124 (12.81%) SAP
3 56 (5.79%) HP
4 49 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (3.41%) IBM
6 22 (2.27%) VMware
6 22 (2.27%) hybris
7 14 (1.45%) Adobe
8 12 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.24%) Remedy
9 11 (1.14%) Bloomberg
9 11 (1.14%) Clearswift
9 11 (1.14%) Serena
10 10 (1.03%) TIBCO
11 9 (0.93%) webMethods
11 9 (0.93%) F5
11 9 (0.93%) Green Hat
12 8 (0.83%) Business Objects
12 8 (0.83%) Talend
Bristol, Avon
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Somerset
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £32 Per Hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £430 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Angus
OHO Group
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago