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 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 85 92 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 31 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 0.92% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.29% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 2
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£475 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Integration Testing
England

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
1589 1555 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.33% 71.23% 69.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 807 611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 80 100
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
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 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 5 March 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 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
Warwickshire +1 6 £300 -
Coventry +1 4 £270 - 1
Birmingham -9 3 £450 +26.76% 2
Shropshire - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (52.63%) XML
2 19 (50.00%) SAP
3 13 (34.21%) IBM
4 12 (31.58%) Oracle
4 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
4 12 (31.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 10 (26.32%) Retail
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) SOA
5 10 (26.32%) SoapUI
6 9 (23.68%) REST
6 9 (23.68%) CA LISA
6 9 (23.68%) Green Hat
6 9 (23.68%) DataPower
6 9 (23.68%) Use Case
6 9 (23.68%) WSDL
6 9 (23.68%) TIBCO
6 9 (23.68%) Middleware
6 9 (23.68%) webMethods
6 9 (23.68%) EAI
6 9 (23.68%) SOAP
6 9 (23.68%) XSD
7 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Finance
8 7 (18.42%) SAP FI
9 6 (15.79%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) Web Services
10 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (13.16%) SAP BW
10 5 (13.16%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) SAP FI
2 5 (13.16%) SAP Retail
3 2 (5.26%) SAP EWM
3 2 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 2 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (5.26%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.63%) SAP PM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.63%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) LSMW
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 10 (26.32%) Retail
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Consultant
1 11 (28.95%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Integration Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Tester
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Support
7 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) SAP SD Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) XML
2 12 (31.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 9 (23.68%) REST
3 9 (23.68%) WSDL
3 9 (23.68%) Middleware
3 9 (23.68%) SOAP
3 9 (23.68%) XSD
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) SAP ALE
5 4 (10.53%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.26%) XML Messaging
6 2 (5.26%) EDI
7 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) DataPower
2 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.89%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.63%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Solaris
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) SOA
2 9 (23.68%) Use Case
2 9 (23.68%) EAI
3 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Data Management
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Logistics
6 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (5.26%) Kanban
7 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) ABAP
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) VCP4
2 1 (2.63%) CCA
2 1 (2.63%) CIMA
2 1 (2.63%) ACCA
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) CA LISA
2 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) SAP
2 13 (34.21%) IBM
3 12 (31.58%) Oracle
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) Green Hat
5 9 (23.68%) TIBCO
5 9 (23.68%) webMethods
6 3 (7.89%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) Progress
7 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.63%) RedPrairie
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