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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 240 255 221
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -34
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 469 396 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.01% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 207 267
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £16.90 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £64.10 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%

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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 17 September 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 +19 441 £400 +5.82% 77
London -19 186 £464 +9.11% 28
South East +48 93 £375 -7.40% 19
City of London +12 44 £475 +5.55% 12
West Midlands +5 40 £460 +31.42%
Hampshire +13 38 £400 -2.67% 2
South West -3 30 £325 +4.00% 13
North West +9 28 £320 +16.36% 5
East of England -11 24 £369 -13.23% 7
Buckinghamshire +16 20 £250 -51.69% 3
Manchester +7 18 £323 +21.69% 4
East Midlands +10 17 £369 +27.15% 1
Coventry +6 15 £510 -
Scotland -10 15 £269 -20.37% 1
Yorkshire 0 13 £325 - 4
Berkshire +12 12 £413 -28.26% 2
West Yorkshire +3 12 £325 - 2
Dorset +6 11 £320 +13.27% 1
Milton Keynes +12 10 £350 -48.14%
Leeds +6 9 £325 +18.18% 1
Reading +14 7 £425 -26.08%
Cheshire +7 7 £320 -14.66% 1
Oxfordshire +1 7 £356 - 2
Gloucestershire -13 7 £200 -33.33% 2
Surrey +2 6 £425 +25.92% 8
Birmingham -2 6 £405 +15.71%
Edinburgh -4 6 - -
Norwich - 6 - -
Norfolk - 6 - -
Glasgow -13 5 £313 +38.88%

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 259 (27.61%) SQL
2 253 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (26.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 231 (24.63%) Finance
5 191 (20.36%) Test Scripting
6 184 (19.62%) Java
7 146 (15.57%) Oracle
8 136 (14.50%) Microsoft
9 135 (14.39%) QA
10 134 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 126 (13.43%) XML
12 124 (13.22%) SAP
13 113 (12.05%) SQL Server
14 111 (11.83%) ISEB
15 110 (11.73%) Web Services
16 107 (11.41%) Scrum
17 101 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
18 100 (10.66%) Banking
19 99 (10.55%) ISTQB
20 95 (10.13%) Software Testing
21 93 (9.91%) System Testing
21 93 (9.91%) Security Cleared
22 92 (9.81%) .NET
23 90 (9.59%) MVC
23 90 (9.59%) Degree
24 87 (9.28%) HTML
25 86 (9.17%) UNIX
26 85 (9.06%) TDD
27 84 (8.96%) Test Management
28 83 (8.85%) JIRA

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 45 (4.80%) Tomcat
2 38 (4.05%) Confluence
3 25 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 25 (2.67%) CMS
4 22 (2.35%) IIS
5 20 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.92%) Apache
7 17 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
9 9 (0.96%) Lync
10 8 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.53%) WebLogic Integration
11 5 (0.53%) SAS
12 4 (0.43%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 76 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.09%) MS Office
3 10 (1.07%) MS Project
3 10 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Mingle
6 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.39%) SAP IS-U
4 11 (1.17%) SAP SD
5 10 (1.07%) SAP HR
5 10 (1.07%) SAP FI
5 10 (1.07%) SAP CO
5 10 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.96%) SAP FI-CA
7 8 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.85%) TRIRIGA
8 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.75%) RMDS
8 7 (0.75%) Agresso
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.43%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.32%) SAP EWM
10 3 (0.32%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.85%) PaaS
4 6 (0.64%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.67%) HTTP
2 20 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.71%) Internet
3 16 (1.71%) Firewall
4 14 (1.49%) FTP
5 13 (1.39%) X.400
5 13 (1.39%) X.500
6 12 (1.28%) SMTP
6 12 (1.28%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.07%) DVB
8 9 (0.96%) VLAN
9 8 (0.85%) Wireless
9 8 (0.85%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.64%) GSM
10 6 (0.64%) SAN
11 5 (0.53%) LDAP
11 5 (0.53%) VoIP
11 5 (0.53%) DHCP
12 4 (0.43%) UMTS
12 4 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.69%) MySQL
3 39 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 28 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.17%) Big Data
11 11 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.96%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.85%) DB2
13 8 (0.85%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.75%) MS Access
15 6 (0.64%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 83 (8.85%) JIRA
2 75 (8.00%) Subversion
3 53 (5.65%) Selenium
4 51 (5.44%) JUnit
5 40 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (3.52%) Git (software)
7 30 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 27 (2.88%) SoapUI
9 26 (2.77%) Cucumber
10 24 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
11 17 (1.81%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.60%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
13 14 (1.49%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.28%) Ant
15 11 (1.17%) MSTest
15 11 (1.17%) NUnit
16 10 (1.07%) Rational Rose
17 8 (0.85%) LoadRunner
17 8 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 231 (24.63%) Finance
2 100 (10.66%) Banking
3 37 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.30%) Retail
5 24 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.45%) Automotive
7 22 (2.35%) Billing
8 20 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.03%) Front Office
10 14 (1.49%) Military
11 11 (1.17%) Marketing
11 11 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.17%) Electronics
11 11 (1.17%) Advertising
12 9 (0.96%) Publishing
13 8 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.85%) Back Office
13 8 (0.85%) Avionics
14 6 (0.64%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 248 (26.44%) Analyst
2 243 (25.91%) Developer
3 158 (16.84%) Test Analyst
4 84 (8.96%) Tester
5 82 (8.74%) Consultant
6 54 (5.76%) Business Analyst
7 52 (5.54%) Test Manager
8 48 (5.12%) SAP Consultant
9 40 (4.26%) Software Engineer
9 40 (4.26%) Test Leader
10 35 (3.73%) Java Developer
11 32 (3.41%) Hybris Developer
11 32 (3.41%) Test Engineer
12 31 (3.30%) Senior Developer
13 24 (2.56%) .NET Developer
14 21 (2.24%) Banking Business Analyst
15 20 (2.13%) Project Manager
16 19 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
16 19 (2.03%) Systems Tester
17 18 (1.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (13.43%) XML
2 110 (11.73%) Web Services
3 92 (9.81%) .NET
4 87 (9.28%) HTML
5 67 (7.14%) Spring
6 63 (6.72%) CSS
7 50 (5.33%) JSP
7 50 (5.33%) jQuery
8 48 (5.12%) Spring MVC
9 37 (3.94%) J2EE
9 37 (3.94%) SOAP
9 37 (3.94%) XSD
10 36 (3.84%) ASP.NET
11 33 (3.52%) Ajax
11 33 (3.52%) REST
12 27 (2.88%) RESTful
13 23 (2.45%) HTML5
14 22 (2.35%) .NET Framework
15 16 (1.71%) XSLT
16 15 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.84%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.67%) User Experience
4 20 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 20 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.81%) Market Risk
5 17 (1.81%) Fixed Income
6 16 (1.71%) Derivative
6 16 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.49%) SWIFT
8 13 (1.39%) Open Source
9 12 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.17%) STB
11 10 (1.07%) Data Conversion
11 10 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.96%) Video on Demand
12 9 (0.96%) IPTV
12 9 (0.96%) DTV
13 8 (0.85%) Clustering
14 7 (0.75%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 86 (9.17%) UNIX
2 80 (8.53%) Linux
3 72 (7.68%) Windows
4 33 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.45%) Android
5 23 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.07%) Solaris
8 8 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.64%) HPUX
10 6 (0.64%) SUSE
11 5 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.21%) VMS
13 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (26.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 191 (20.36%) Test Scripting
4 134 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 107 (11.41%) Scrum
6 95 (10.13%) Software Testing
7 93 (9.91%) System Testing
8 90 (9.59%) MVC
9 85 (9.06%) TDD
10 84 (8.96%) Test Management
11 76 (8.10%) Validation
11 76 (8.10%) Test Strategy
12 75 (8.00%) Test Automation
13 67 (7.14%) Data Modelling
13 67 (7.14%) Migration
14 65 (6.93%) E-Commerce
15 63 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (6.61%) OO
16 62 (6.61%) Project Management
17 60 (6.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 259 (27.61%) SQL
2 184 (19.62%) Java
3 72 (7.68%) C#
4 61 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 41 (4.37%) C++
6 38 (4.05%) C
7 31 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 27 (2.88%) Perl
9 26 (2.77%) VBScript
9 26 (2.77%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.24%) Ruby
11 21 (2.24%) VBA
12 18 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.81%) Scala
13 17 (1.81%) Python
14 16 (1.71%) PHP
15 15 (1.60%) VB
16 13 (1.39%) VC++
17 11 (1.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 111 (11.83%) ISEB
2 99 (10.55%) ISTQB
3 93 (9.91%) Security Cleared
4 90 (9.59%) Degree
5 53 (5.65%) SC Cleared
6 44 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (3.30%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.43%) PMP
12 2 (0.21%) CCNP
12 2 (0.21%) CCNA
12 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.21%) OCP
12 2 (0.21%) OCA
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.21%) OCAJ
12 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (14.39%) QA
2 17 (1.81%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.43%) HL7
4 2 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) FINREP
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 24 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
2 13 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.96%) VMware ESX
3 9 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.64%) vSphere
4 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.21%) XenApp
5 2 (0.21%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 101 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (0.43%) Puppet
4 3 (0.32%) CA LISA
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.21%) Nagios
5 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.21%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.21%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.21%) SCCM
5 2 (0.21%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.21%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 146 (15.57%) Oracle
2 136 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 124 (13.22%) SAP
4 74 (7.89%) HP
5 39 (4.16%) hybris
6 32 (3.41%) IBM
7 24 (2.56%) VMware
8 16 (1.71%) Google
9 14 (1.49%) Citrix
9 14 (1.49%) Cisco
9 14 (1.49%) Adobe
10 13 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.17%) Clearswift
12 10 (1.07%) Bloomberg
13 9 (0.96%) Serena
13 9 (0.96%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.96%) Sybase
14 8 (0.85%) Siebel
14 8 (0.85%) Reuters
14 8 (0.85%) Informatica
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £425 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth City Council
Rate: £69,696 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £435 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 7 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £450-£550/day
Posted: 18 days ago
Perth & Kinross
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago