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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 227 291 221
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -70
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 508 302 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.87% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 149 289
Average daily rate £375 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £27.20 £27.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £66.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +53 479 £375 -1.31% 105
London +43 217 £400 -11.11% 49
South East -13 74 £425 +21.42% 14
City of London +13 45 £425 - 19
Hampshire +10 34 £305 -8.27%
North East - 34 £243 - 2
West Midlands -5 31 £400 +14.28% 4
Tyne and Wear - 31 £240 - 1
North West -2 29 £310 -17.33% 8
East of England -22 28 £355 -11.25% 14
East Midlands +2 21 £300 -22.07% 3
South West -15 20 £308 -12.14% 6
Scotland -4 19 £314 -4.12% 7
Edinburgh -13 13 £210 -25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 12 £350 -22.22% 7
Yorkshire -6 12 £320 +60.00% 5
West Yorkshire -19 12 £320 +60.00% 2
Manchester -8 11 £310 -17.33% 4
Birmingham -3 9 £375 - 1
Leeds -16 8 £300 +50.00%
Surrey -20 8 £400 +18.51% 5
Berkshire -22 8 £413 +13.01% 3
Suffolk -3 7 £368 +5.00%
Hertfordshire -4 6 £300 - 1
Cheshire -8 6 £310 -17.33% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 5 - -
Nottingham +1 5 - -
Wiltshire -14 5 £275 -21.42%
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 1
Uxbridge - 5 £233 -

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 228 (26.82%) Finance
2 203 (23.88%) SQL
3 196 (23.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 182 (21.41%) Java
5 162 (19.06%) Test Scripting
6 143 (16.82%) Oracle
7 135 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
8 115 (13.53%) Security Cleared
9 113 (13.29%) SQL Server
10 111 (13.06%) XML
11 110 (12.94%) SAP
12 107 (12.59%) Unit Testing
13 103 (12.12%) Web Services
14 101 (11.88%) .NET
15 90 (10.59%) QA
16 89 (10.47%) System Testing
17 88 (10.35%) TDD
18 85 (10.00%) ISEB
18 85 (10.00%) Microsoft
18 85 (10.00%) Test Strategy
19 83 (9.76%) UNIX
20 81 (9.53%) SC Cleared
21 80 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
21 80 (9.41%) Software Testing
21 80 (9.41%) SOA
21 80 (9.41%) Scrum
22 79 (9.29%) Linux
22 79 (9.29%) Selenium
23 74 (8.71%) C#
24 68 (8.00%) Windows

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (3.41%) Confluence
2 27 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.71%) WebSphere
5 21 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (2.24%) IIS
7 11 (1.29%) Apache
7 11 (1.29%) Tuxedo
8 7 (0.82%) Mule
8 7 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.71%) Drupal
9 6 (0.71%) MQSeries
9 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.71%) SAS
10 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.47%) CMS
11 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 44 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.18%) MS Office
3 9 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.94%) MS Project
4 8 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 37 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
2 24 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.65%) SAP FI-CA
4 10 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.94%) SAP PM
6 7 (0.82%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.71%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.71%) SAP MRS
8 5 (0.59%) Magento
8 5 (0.59%) RMDS
8 5 (0.59%) Maximo
8 5 (0.59%) Summit
8 5 (0.59%) TRIRIGA
9 4 (0.47%) SAP EWM
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.47%) SAP CS
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle BRM
10 3 (0.35%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.35%) SaaS
4 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.94%) HTTP
2 18 (2.12%) Internet
3 10 (1.18%) SAN
4 8 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.82%) FTP
5 7 (0.82%) X.400
5 7 (0.82%) X.500
5 7 (0.82%) Firewall
6 6 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (0.71%) SMTP
7 5 (0.59%) RTP
8 4 (0.47%) GSM
9 3 (0.35%) WAN
9 3 (0.35%) DAB
10 2 (0.24%) SSL
10 2 (0.24%) Wireless
10 2 (0.24%) VLAN
10 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.24%) NAS
10 2 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.24%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.94%) RDBMS
4 29 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 26 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (2.35%) MySQL
9 18 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.53%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.94%) DB2
13 8 (0.94%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.59%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 79 (9.29%) Selenium
2 63 (7.41%) JIRA
3 47 (5.53%) Subversion
4 34 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (3.88%) Jenkins
6 32 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 32 (3.76%) SoapUI
7 30 (3.53%) JUnit
8 28 (3.29%) Ant
9 25 (2.94%) Git (software)
10 24 (2.82%) NUnit
11 23 (2.71%) SpecFlow
12 18 (2.12%) Maven
13 16 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
13 16 (1.88%) LoadRunner
14 15 (1.76%) Rational Rose
15 14 (1.65%) ClearCase
15 14 (1.65%) GoogleTest
16 13 (1.53%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.53%) WATIR
General
1 228 (26.82%) Finance
2 67 (7.88%) Banking
3 50 (5.88%) Billing
4 32 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.18%) Retail
6 21 (2.47%) Back Office
7 20 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.53%) Front Office
10 12 (1.41%) Military
11 10 (1.18%) French Language
12 9 (1.06%) Legal
12 9 (1.06%) Publishing
12 9 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.82%) Marketing
14 6 (0.71%) Dutch Language
14 6 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.71%) Advertising
15 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 216 (25.41%) Analyst
2 202 (23.76%) Developer
3 136 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 94 (11.06%) Tester
5 76 (8.94%) Test Manager
6 67 (7.88%) Consultant
7 48 (5.65%) SAP Consultant
8 35 (4.12%) Java Developer
9 33 (3.88%) Business Analyst
10 30 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
11 26 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (2.82%) Senior Developer
12 24 (2.82%) Test Leader
13 23 (2.71%) Architect
14 22 (2.59%) Project Manager
15 21 (2.47%) Senior Test Analyst
15 21 (2.47%) Systems Tester
15 21 (2.47%) Test Engineer
16 20 (2.35%) SAP ISU Consultant
16 20 (2.35%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (13.06%) XML
2 103 (12.12%) Web Services
3 101 (11.88%) .NET
4 62 (7.29%) HTML
5 57 (6.71%) SOAP
6 46 (5.41%) CSS
7 40 (4.71%) Spring
8 38 (4.47%) ASP.NET
9 37 (4.35%) REST
10 33 (3.88%) jQuery
11 31 (3.65%) Middleware
12 26 (3.06%) XSD
13 24 (2.82%) Ajax
14 22 (2.59%) JSP
15 20 (2.35%) J2EE
16 19 (2.24%) Spring MVC
17 18 (2.12%) XSLT
17 18 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
18 15 (1.76%) Hibernate
19 14 (1.65%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 32 (3.76%) Derivative
3 21 (2.47%) Data Conversion
4 16 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 15 (1.76%) Open Source
6 12 (1.41%) iPad
7 11 (1.29%) NHS
8 10 (1.18%) CMDB
8 10 (1.18%) SWIFT
9 8 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (0.94%) N-Tier
9 8 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.71%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.71%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.59%) PACS
12 5 (0.59%) Equities
13 4 (0.47%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.47%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 83 (9.76%) UNIX
2 79 (9.29%) Linux
3 68 (8.00%) Windows
4 24 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.53%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.18%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.06%) Android
12 7 (0.82%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.47%) SUSE
13 4 (0.47%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) VMS
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (23.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 162 (19.06%) Test Scripting
3 135 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (12.59%) Unit Testing
5 89 (10.47%) System Testing
6 88 (10.35%) TDD
7 85 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 80 (9.41%) Scrum
8 80 (9.41%) SOA
8 80 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (9.41%) Software Testing
9 68 (8.00%) Test Management
10 66 (7.76%) Test Automation
11 65 (7.65%) Migration
12 63 (7.41%) OO
13 62 (7.29%) Project Management
14 56 (6.59%) BDD
15 54 (6.35%) E-Commerce
16 53 (6.24%) CRM
17 52 (6.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (23.88%) SQL
2 182 (21.41%) Java
3 74 (8.71%) C#
4 64 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 32 (3.76%) C
6 29 (3.41%) Ruby
7 25 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 24 (2.82%) Python
9 22 (2.59%) PHP
10 18 (2.12%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.00%) C++
12 15 (1.76%) VBScript
13 14 (1.65%) ABAP
14 11 (1.29%) VBA
14 11 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.18%) Perl
16 9 (1.06%) VB
17 7 (0.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 115 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 85 (10.00%) ISEB
3 81 (9.53%) SC Cleared
4 65 (7.65%) Degree
5 43 (5.06%) ISTQB
6 25 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.59%) PMP
7 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.59%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.35%) OCAJ
9 3 (0.35%) IIBA
9 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.35%) OCP
9 3 (0.35%) OCA
9 3 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.59%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.47%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.35%) Basel III
5 2 (0.24%) FINREP
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.12%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.12%) COREP
6 1 (0.12%) GxP
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 12 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.82%) VMware ESX
2 7 (0.82%) XenApp
2 7 (0.82%) vSphere
2 7 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.47%) KVM
5 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 55 (6.47%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.53%) SCCM
3 10 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (0.82%) Puppet
5 6 (0.71%) ZENworks
5 6 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.59%) MOM
6 5 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.47%) Ganglia
7 4 (0.47%) Nagios
7 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.35%) Control-M
8 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.24%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.24%) SCOM
9 2 (0.24%) Netcool
9 2 (0.24%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.24%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.24%) SCSM
Vendors
1 143 (16.82%) Oracle
2 110 (12.94%) SAP
3 85 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 46 (5.41%) HP
5 23 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.24%) TIBCO
7 16 (1.88%) IBM
7 16 (1.88%) VMware
8 15 (1.76%) JBoss
8 15 (1.76%) hybris
9 14 (1.65%) Sybase
10 13 (1.53%) Citrix
11 11 (1.29%) Green Hat
12 10 (1.18%) Adobe
13 8 (0.94%) webMethods
14 7 (0.82%) Informatica
14 7 (0.82%) Actuate
14 7 (0.82%) Reuters
15 6 (0.71%) Clearswift
15 6 (0.71%) Serena
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: €220 to €280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Exception Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Sussex
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancashire
DP Connect
Rate: £415 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago