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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 221 218 259
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +41
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 494 449 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 0.90% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.20% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 259 146
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £33.50 £28.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.69 £111.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
39429 37564 32100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.02% 75.01% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24726 22718 19169
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1056 1102 1125
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +11 461 £400 +6.66% 115
London -23 163 £425 +3.65% 44
South East +2 100 £375 -14.77% 27
Yorkshire +32 59 £375 +22.44% 15
West Yorkshire +31 50 £381 +22.00% 9
Leeds +27 48 £381 +23.98% 9
North West +11 40 £298 -4.03% 6
City of London +3 36 £475 +14.38% 18
South West +5 33 £400 -3.03% 2
Hampshire -18 32 £375 +22.14% 3
West Midlands +7 31 £475 +31.94% 7
Scotland -9 21 £280 -14.63% 2
Berkshire 0 17 £362 -9.62% 4
Surrey +13 16 £463 +12.12% 5
Manchester +1 16 £364 +17.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £375 -16.66% 4
Bristol +6 15 £400 -5.88%
Gloucestershire 0 14 £400 - 1
Hook +2 13 £375 +24.48%
East of England -1 11 £400 +11.11% 7
West Sussex -7 11 £280 -42.56% 1
East Midlands -3 10 £375 +17.18% 8
Merseyside -1 9 £240 -22.58%
North East -13 9 £363 +51.35% 1
South Yorkshire - 9 £275 - 5
Cheshire +9 8 £350 +12.90%
Reading +4 8 £356 +63.56% 2
Liverpool -2 8 £240 -22.58%
South Wales +5 7 £320 -32.63%
Glasgow +2 7 £350 -6.66% 1

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 269 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (28.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 252 (26.39%) Finance
4 227 (23.77%) SQL
5 185 (19.37%) Java
6 153 (16.02%) Microsoft
7 140 (14.66%) Test Scripting
8 135 (14.14%) Security Cleared
9 130 (13.61%) Banking
10 126 (13.19%) Oracle
11 122 (12.77%) XML
12 115 (12.04%) Project Management
13 114 (11.94%) Test Strategy
14 110 (11.52%) SAP
15 107 (11.20%) Linux
16 105 (10.99%) Regression Testing
17 102 (10.68%) Degree
17 102 (10.68%) QA
18 101 (10.58%) .NET
19 100 (10.47%) HTML
20 96 (10.05%) Scrum
21 91 (9.53%) JIRA
21 91 (9.53%) System Testing
22 90 (9.42%) Software Testing
22 90 (9.42%) UNIX
22 90 (9.42%) ISEB
23 86 (9.01%) JavaScript
23 86 (9.01%) HP Quality Center
24 82 (8.59%) ISTQB
24 82 (8.59%) Web Services

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 29 (3.04%) WebSphere
2 26 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.62%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.30%) Confluence
5 19 (1.99%) CMS
6 13 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (1.36%) JBoss
7 11 (1.15%) Node.js
8 9 (0.94%) Apache
9 8 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.84%) Lync
10 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.52%) Mule
11 5 (0.52%) IIS
12 4 (0.42%) MindAlign
12 4 (0.42%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 63 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.56%) MS Office
3 14 (1.47%) MS Project
4 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.21%) Simulink
8 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.36%) SAP FI
2 13 (1.36%) Oracle Retail
2 13 (1.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 11 (1.15%) SAP ERP
4 10 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.84%) SAP SD
7 7 (0.73%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.73%) SAP SRM
7 7 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
8 6 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.63%) SAP PP
9 5 (0.52%) Agresso
9 5 (0.52%) SAP Retail
9 5 (0.52%) SAP EWM
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.42%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.31%) Force.com
2 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.31%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.10%) GitHub
4 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.41%) HTTP
2 20 (2.09%) Firewall
2 20 (2.09%) Internet
3 15 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.57%) X.400
3 15 (1.57%) X.500
4 14 (1.47%) SMTP
5 12 (1.26%) FTP
6 11 (1.15%) Wireshark
7 9 (0.94%) DNS
8 8 (0.84%) LDAP
8 8 (0.84%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.63%) BIG-IP
9 6 (0.63%) RTP
9 6 (0.63%) MPLS
9 6 (0.63%) BGP
10 5 (0.52%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.51%) MySQL
5 21 (2.20%) SAP BW
6 19 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.05%) Big Data
11 8 (0.84%) Ingres
12 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.73%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.63%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.63%) DB2
13 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 5 (0.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 91 (9.53%) JIRA
2 69 (7.23%) Subversion
3 62 (6.49%) Selenium
4 41 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 39 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (3.98%) SoapUI
7 34 (3.56%) Maven
7 34 (3.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 29 (3.04%) NUnit
8 29 (3.04%) ClearCase
8 29 (3.04%) Cucumber
9 28 (2.93%) Ant
9 28 (2.93%) JUnit
10 26 (2.72%) GoogleTest
11 25 (2.62%) CppUnit
11 25 (2.62%) Visual Studio
12 18 (1.88%) Rational Rose
12 18 (1.88%) Jenkins
13 15 (1.57%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 252 (26.39%) Finance
2 130 (13.61%) Banking
3 59 (6.18%) Retail
4 58 (6.07%) Investment Banking
5 42 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.41%) Front Office
8 16 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.68%) Automotive
8 16 (1.68%) Billing
9 15 (1.57%) Legal
10 14 (1.47%) Military
10 14 (1.47%) Marketing
11 13 (1.36%) Electronics
12 12 (1.26%) Back Office
13 11 (1.15%) General Ledger
13 11 (1.15%) Retail Banking
14 10 (1.05%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.94%) Publishing
16 6 (0.63%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 254 (26.60%) Analyst
2 236 (24.71%) Developer
3 155 (16.23%) Test Analyst
4 88 (9.21%) Tester
5 77 (8.06%) Consultant
6 73 (7.64%) Test Manager
7 54 (5.65%) Business Analyst
8 43 (4.50%) SAP Consultant
9 42 (4.40%) Java Developer
10 40 (4.19%) Test Leader
11 36 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
12 35 (3.66%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 34 (3.56%) Market Risk Business Analyst
13 34 (3.56%) Market Risk Analyst
13 34 (3.56%) Risk Analyst
14 33 (3.46%) Market Analyst
14 33 (3.46%) IT Business Analyst
15 28 (2.93%) Software Engineer
16 26 (2.72%) Architect
16 26 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (12.77%) XML
2 101 (10.58%) .NET
3 100 (10.47%) HTML
4 82 (8.59%) Web Services
5 80 (8.38%) REST
6 78 (8.17%) SOAP
7 63 (6.60%) Spring
8 56 (5.86%) CSS
9 50 (5.24%) jQuery
10 36 (3.77%) HTML5
11 32 (3.35%) Spring MVC
12 31 (3.25%) XSD
13 28 (2.93%) JSP
13 28 (2.93%) Middleware
13 28 (2.93%) RESTful
14 25 (2.62%) J2EE
14 25 (2.62%) Ajax
15 23 (2.41%) Hibernate
16 19 (1.99%) Motif
17 17 (1.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 55 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.61%) Derivative
3 36 (3.77%) Market Risk
4 30 (3.14%) User Experience
5 29 (3.04%) Open Source
6 25 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.99%) SWIFT
8 14 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (1.26%) iPad
10 12 (1.26%) Smart Meter
11 10 (1.05%) Equities
11 10 (1.05%) PKI
11 10 (1.05%) DTV
11 10 (1.05%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.94%) DataPower
12 9 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 107 (11.20%) Linux
2 90 (9.42%) UNIX
3 75 (7.85%) Windows
4 22 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.88%) Solaris
6 15 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.84%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.73%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.63%) VME
11 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (0.42%) AIX
12 4 (0.42%) Android
13 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.21%) VMS
15 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (28.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 140 (14.66%) Test Scripting
4 115 (12.04%) Project Management
5 114 (11.94%) Test Strategy
6 105 (10.99%) Regression Testing
7 96 (10.05%) Scrum
8 91 (9.53%) System Testing
9 90 (9.42%) Software Testing
10 77 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 75 (7.85%) TDD
11 75 (7.85%) Risk Management
11 75 (7.85%) Test Management
12 73 (7.64%) Data Modelling
13 70 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (7.33%) Release Management
14 69 (7.23%) Migration
15 66 (6.91%) Unit Testing
16 65 (6.81%) Configuration Management
17 64 (6.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 227 (23.77%) SQL
2 185 (19.37%) Java
3 86 (9.01%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.28%) C#
5 52 (5.45%) C
6 36 (3.77%) Python
6 36 (3.77%) Apex Code
7 34 (3.56%) C++
7 34 (3.56%) PowerShell
8 21 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 21 (2.20%) Perl
8 21 (2.20%) ABAP
9 20 (2.09%) Ruby
9 20 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 19 (1.99%) Scala
10 19 (1.99%) PHP
11 16 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.26%) VBScript
13 10 (1.05%) COBOL
14 8 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 135 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 102 (10.68%) Degree
3 90 (9.42%) ISEB
4 82 (8.59%) ISTQB
5 75 (7.85%) SC Cleared
6 45 (4.71%) DV Cleared
7 33 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (1.68%) VCP4
9 8 (0.84%) PMP
9 8 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.63%) APMP
11 6 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.63%) HND
12 5 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.31%) OCP
14 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.21%) OCA
15 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (10.68%) QA
2 8 (0.84%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.31%) HL7
3 3 (0.31%) SLA
3 3 (0.31%) FATCA
4 2 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) GxP
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
2 12 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.31%) Squid
5 3 (0.31%) vSphere
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 86 (9.01%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (0.94%) CA LISA
4 7 (0.73%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.73%) Puppet
5 6 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.63%) Control-M
5 6 (0.63%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.63%) MOM
5 6 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.63%) Ansible
6 4 (0.42%) Netcool
6 4 (0.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.21%) logstash
7 2 (0.21%) Kibana
8 1 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.10%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 153 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 126 (13.19%) Oracle
3 110 (11.52%) SAP
4 51 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (5.24%) HP
6 32 (3.35%) IBM
7 31 (3.25%) hybris
8 22 (2.30%) VMware
9 21 (2.20%) Adobe
9 21 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.36%) Clearswift
11 10 (1.05%) Bloomberg
11 10 (1.05%) F5
11 10 (1.05%) webMethods
12 9 (0.94%) TIBCO
12 9 (0.94%) Cisco
12 9 (0.94%) Remedy
12 9 (0.94%) Green Hat
13 8 (0.84%) Talend
13 8 (0.84%) Google
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Benifits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £37 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £0.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Market Harborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Market Harborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago