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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 236 259 249
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 478 395 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.02% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 203 236
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£375 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £59.42 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.67% +56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £50.95 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £67.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £70.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +101.43%

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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 444 £375 -6.25% 82
London -14 188 £450 +1.12% 38
South East +19 84 £375 -0.39% 15
West Midlands +18 41 £450 +28.57% 2
City of London +5 41 £450 -5.26% 13
Hampshire -5 35 £400 -1.23%
East of England -4 32 £436 +2.47% 5
South West -14 29 £320 +6.66% 8
North West -2 27 £320 -14.66% 10
Scotland -1 22 £288 +27.77% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 18 £250 -51.69% 1
Manchester +4 17 £310 +14.81% 5
West Yorkshire +11 16 £323 +17.27% 3
East Midlands +5 16 £356 +8.77%
Yorkshire +4 16 £323 +17.27% 4
Coventry 0 13 £510 - 2
Edinburgh -4 12 £375 -16.66%
Berkshire +12 11 £413 -28.26% 3
Leeds +3 10 £323 +17.27% 1
Milton Keynes +6 9 £400 -40.74%
Birmingham +2 7 £350 -
Gloucestershire -15 7 £200 -33.33% 1
Bedfordshire -15 7 £530 +149.41% 1
Surrey -2 6 £425 +70.00% 2
Glasgow -9 6 £313 +47.05%
Bristol - 6 £350 - 3
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 1
Reading +11 5 £425 -26.08% 2
Cheshire -3 5 £315 -16.00% 4
Norwich - 5 - -

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 265 (27.87%) SQL
2 244 (25.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 237 (24.92%) Finance
4 205 (21.56%) Test Scripting
5 171 (17.98%) Java
6 159 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (15.46%) QA
8 141 (14.83%) Oracle
9 140 (14.72%) Microsoft
10 127 (13.35%) SQL Server
11 126 (13.25%) Unit Testing
12 124 (13.04%) XML
13 123 (12.93%) ISEB
14 118 (12.41%) SAP
15 109 (11.46%) Scrum
16 103 (10.83%) Banking
17 102 (10.73%) HP Quality Center
18 101 (10.62%) ISTQB
19 99 (10.41%) Software Testing
20 97 (10.20%) Web Services
21 96 (10.09%) System Testing
22 95 (9.99%) Security Cleared
23 94 (9.88%) .NET
24 87 (9.15%) Test Management
25 86 (9.04%) Degree
25 86 (9.04%) TDD
26 84 (8.83%) Linux
27 83 (8.73%) UNIX
28 80 (8.41%) HTML
28 80 (8.41%) HP

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (4.63%) Tomcat
2 36 (3.79%) Confluence
3 26 (2.73%) IIS
4 24 (2.52%) CMS
5 22 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.21%) Apache
6 21 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.95%) Lync
10 7 (0.74%) WebLogic Integration
10 7 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.63%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.53%) SAS
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.21%) IBM Connections
15 2 (0.21%) Sonic ESB
15 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 79 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.58%) MS Office
3 11 (1.16%) MS Project
4 10 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
2 17 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (1.16%) SAP SD
5 10 (1.05%) SAP FI-CA
5 10 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (1.05%) SAP HR
6 9 (0.95%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.95%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.84%) TRIRIGA
8 7 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.74%) RMDS
8 7 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.74%) SAP MRS
9 4 (0.42%) Agresso
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.32%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.63%) PaaS
4 5 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.42%) HTTP
2 21 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.58%) Internet
3 15 (1.58%) Firewall
4 14 (1.47%) FTP
5 13 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 12 (1.26%) X.400
6 12 (1.26%) X.500
7 11 (1.16%) DVB
8 10 (1.05%) VLAN
8 10 (1.05%) SMTP
9 8 (0.84%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.84%) Wireless
10 6 (0.63%) SAN
11 5 (0.53%) LDAP
11 5 (0.53%) DHCP
11 5 (0.53%) GSM
12 4 (0.42%) LAN
12 4 (0.42%) UMTS
12 4 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.31%) MySQL
3 40 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 29 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.16%) Big Data
12 9 (0.95%) DB2
12 9 (0.95%) MS Access
12 9 (0.95%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.53%) EDRMS
15 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 78 (8.20%) JIRA
2 75 (7.89%) Subversion
3 53 (5.57%) Selenium
4 49 (5.15%) JUnit
4 49 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 30 (3.15%) SpecFlow
7 29 (3.05%) SoapUI
8 27 (2.84%) Cucumber
9 23 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
10 17 (1.79%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.79%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.47%) WebDriver
11 14 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
11 14 (1.47%) Rational Rose
12 13 (1.37%) Ant
13 12 (1.26%) NUnit
14 11 (1.16%) Maven
14 11 (1.16%) MSTest
15 10 (1.05%) Eclipse
General
1 237 (24.92%) Finance
2 103 (10.83%) Banking
3 37 (3.89%) Investment Banking
4 33 (3.47%) Retail
5 24 (2.52%) Billing
6 21 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.10%) Automotive
8 19 (2.00%) Back Office
9 17 (1.79%) Front Office
9 17 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.37%) Military
11 12 (1.26%) Advertising
12 11 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.84%) Avionics
13 8 (0.84%) Marketing
13 8 (0.84%) Electronics
14 7 (0.74%) Publishing
15 6 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.63%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 266 (27.97%) Analyst
2 224 (23.55%) Developer
3 170 (17.88%) Test Analyst
4 88 (9.25%) Tester
5 79 (8.31%) Consultant
6 60 (6.31%) Business Analyst
7 56 (5.89%) Test Manager
8 50 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
9 39 (4.10%) Software Engineer
10 37 (3.89%) Test Leader
11 34 (3.58%) Test Engineer
12 33 (3.47%) Java Developer
13 29 (3.05%) Senior Developer
13 29 (3.05%) Hybris Developer
14 26 (2.73%) .NET Developer
15 24 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
16 21 (2.21%) Systems Analyst
16 21 (2.21%) Project Manager
17 19 (2.00%) Systems Tester
17 19 (2.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (13.04%) XML
2 97 (10.20%) Web Services
3 94 (9.88%) .NET
4 80 (8.41%) HTML
5 64 (6.73%) Spring
6 54 (5.68%) CSS
7 46 (4.84%) jQuery
8 41 (4.31%) Spring MVC
9 38 (4.00%) JSP
10 36 (3.79%) SOAP
10 36 (3.79%) ASP.NET
11 34 (3.58%) XSD
12 31 (3.26%) Ajax
13 28 (2.94%) REST
14 25 (2.63%) J2EE
15 23 (2.42%) .NET Framework
16 22 (2.31%) RESTful
17 19 (2.00%) HTML5
18 17 (1.79%) Middleware
18 17 (1.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.89%) Management Information System
2 20 (2.10%) Data Integration
3 18 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.79%) Derivative
5 16 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 16 (1.68%) Market Risk
5 16 (1.68%) Fixed Income
6 14 (1.47%) SWIFT
6 14 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.37%) Open Source
8 11 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.16%) STB
8 11 (1.16%) IPTV
8 11 (1.16%) Data Conversion
9 10 (1.05%) Video on Demand
9 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.84%) Clustering
10 8 (0.84%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.74%) MPEG
11 7 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 84 (8.83%) Linux
2 83 (8.73%) UNIX
3 78 (8.20%) Windows
4 35 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (2.42%) Android
7 17 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.26%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.95%) HPUX
10 9 (0.95%) Solaris
10 9 (0.95%) SUSE
11 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.21%) VMS
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (25.66%) User Acceptance Testing
2 205 (21.56%) Test Scripting
3 159 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (13.25%) Unit Testing
5 109 (11.46%) Scrum
6 99 (10.41%) Software Testing
7 96 (10.09%) System Testing
8 87 (9.15%) Test Management
9 86 (9.04%) TDD
10 76 (7.99%) Test Automation
11 75 (7.89%) Validation
12 72 (7.57%) Test Strategy
13 71 (7.47%) MVC
14 70 (7.36%) OO
15 66 (6.94%) Project Management
15 66 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
16 65 (6.83%) CRM
16 65 (6.83%) Migration
17 64 (6.73%) Data Modelling
18 60 (6.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 265 (27.87%) SQL
2 171 (17.98%) Java
3 75 (7.89%) C#
4 50 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 39 (4.10%) C
6 38 (4.00%) C++
7 29 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 26 (2.73%) Shell Script
9 25 (2.63%) Perl
10 24 (2.52%) VBScript
11 23 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.31%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.21%) VBA
14 19 (2.00%) Ruby
15 16 (1.68%) VB
15 16 (1.68%) PHP
16 15 (1.58%) Python
17 14 (1.47%) ABAP
18 11 (1.16%) VC++
18 11 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 123 (12.93%) ISEB
2 101 (10.62%) ISTQB
3 95 (9.99%) Security Cleared
4 86 (9.04%) Degree
5 56 (5.89%) SC Cleared
6 46 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 29 (3.05%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.42%) PMP
12 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.32%) CCNA
12 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.21%) IIBA
13 2 (0.21%) OCAJ
13 2 (0.21%) OCP
13 2 (0.21%) OCA
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (15.46%) QA
2 16 (1.68%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.32%) Basel III
4 2 (0.21%) FINREP
4 2 (0.21%) EMIR
4 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) GxP
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.74%) vSphere
7 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.42%) XenApp
9 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.21%) KVM
9 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 102 (10.73%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (0.53%) Puppet
4 4 (0.42%) SCCM
4 4 (0.42%) ZENworks
4 4 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.32%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.21%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.21%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.21%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Netcool
7 1 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 141 (14.83%) Oracle
2 140 (14.72%) Microsoft
3 118 (12.41%) SAP
4 80 (8.41%) HP
5 34 (3.58%) hybris
6 23 (2.42%) VMware
7 22 (2.31%) IBM
8 15 (1.58%) Adobe
8 15 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.58%) Google
9 13 (1.37%) Bloomberg
9 13 (1.37%) Cisco
9 13 (1.37%) Citrix
10 12 (1.26%) TIBCO
11 10 (1.05%) Serena
11 10 (1.05%) Clearswift
12 9 (0.95%) Talend
13 8 (0.84%) Zend
13 8 (0.84%) Reuters
13 8 (0.84%) Remedy
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £450-£550/day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £435.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Perth & Kinross
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £405.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago