The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 90 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.72% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.03% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 1
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£395 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
Integration Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1479 1459 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.50% 70.01% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 797 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 72 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the West Midlands region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the West Midlands region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Birmingham -7 3 £450 +28.57% 2
Coventry +1 2 £290 -
Warwickshire - 2 £340 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 24 (60.00%) SAP
2 14 (35.00%) Automotive
3 11 (27.50%) XML
4 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (17.50%) IBM
6 7 (17.50%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) Retail
6 7 (17.50%) SAP Implementation
6 7 (17.50%) Business Transformation
7 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (15.00%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) SQL
8 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.50%) Web Services
8 5 (12.50%) ISEB
8 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.50%) SAP FI
8 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 4 (10.00%) XML Schema
9 4 (10.00%) HTTP
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) SOA
9 4 (10.00%) ABAP
9 4 (10.00%) SOAP

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 3 (7.50%) SAP Retail
3 2 (5.00%) SAP HCM
3 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (5.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.50%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.50%) SAP QM
4 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.50%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.50%) LSMW
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 14 (35.00%) Automotive
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Consultant
2 11 (27.50%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Integration Architect
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Support
7 2 (5.00%) PLC Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Testing Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Support Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (10.00%) XML Schema
3 4 (10.00%) SOAP
4 3 (7.50%) XSD
4 3 (7.50%) WSDL
4 3 (7.50%) Middleware
4 3 (7.50%) SAP ALE
4 3 (7.50%) REST
5 2 (5.00%) EDI
6 1 (2.50%) .NET
6 1 (2.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Conversion
1 3 (7.50%) DataPower
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.00%) SCADA
2 2 (5.00%) Statistics
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Solaris
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (17.50%) SAP Implementation
3 7 (17.50%) Business Transformation
4 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (7.50%) ERP
6 3 (7.50%) EAI
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Logistics
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) System Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) ABAP
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CCA
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CIMA
4 1 (2.50%) ACCA
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.50%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) SAP
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) TIBCO
5 3 (7.50%) webMethods
5 3 (7.50%) Remedy
5 3 (7.50%) Green Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Progress
6 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) RedPrairie
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