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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 98 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 28 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.64% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.25% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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
1836 1686 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.76% 72.86% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 884 584
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 111 75
Average hourly rate £27.75 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Coventry +5 6 £350 -
Birmingham -14 4 £300 -21.56% 2
Warwickshire +6 3 £430 -
Walsall +1 2 £300 -7.69%
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (39.66%) XML
2 20 (34.48%) SAP
3 18 (31.03%) Oracle
4 15 (25.86%) Finance
5 14 (24.14%) IBM
5 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
5 14 (24.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (20.69%) Retail
7 11 (18.97%) TIBCO
7 11 (18.97%) Middleware
7 11 (18.97%) webMethods
7 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.97%) WSDL
7 11 (18.97%) SOAP
7 11 (18.97%) EAI
7 11 (18.97%) SOA
7 11 (18.97%) XSD
7 11 (18.97%) SQL
7 11 (18.97%) Use Case
7 11 (18.97%) DataPower
7 11 (18.97%) SoapUI
7 11 (18.97%) REST
7 11 (18.97%) CA LISA
7 11 (18.97%) Green Hat
7 11 (18.97%) Solace
8 9 (15.52%) .NET
9 8 (13.79%) SAP FI
9 8 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.45%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) SAP FI
2 6 (10.34%) SAP Retail
3 3 (5.17%) SAP EWM
4 2 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.45%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.45%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.72%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.72%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.72%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (1.72%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SAP BW
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.45%) Selenium
2 2 (3.45%) NUnit
3 1 (1.72%) MSI
3 1 (1.72%) LSMW
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
1 13 (22.41%) Consultant
2 12 (20.69%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (20.69%) Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Architect
3 11 (18.97%) Integration Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Tester
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (5.17%) SAP Support
7 2 (3.45%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Progress Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) XML
2 14 (24.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 11 (18.97%) Middleware
3 11 (18.97%) WSDL
3 11 (18.97%) SOAP
3 11 (18.97%) XSD
3 11 (18.97%) REST
4 9 (15.52%) .NET
5 6 (10.34%) SAP ALE
5 6 (10.34%) Silverlight
6 3 (5.17%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) XML Schema
6 3 (5.17%) XML Messaging
7 2 (3.45%) EDI
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) DataPower
2 6 (10.34%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.17%) Data Conversion
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (18.97%) EAI
2 11 (18.97%) SOA
2 11 (18.97%) Use Case
3 8 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.34%) System Testing
5 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.34%) Logistics
6 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.90%) ETL
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) ERP
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.17%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.90%) ABAP
4 2 (3.45%) C#
4 2 (3.45%) COBOL
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) ACCA
2 1 (1.72%) CIMA
2 1 (1.72%) CCA
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) HL7
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) CA LISA
2 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) SAP
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle
3 14 (24.14%) IBM
4 11 (18.97%) TIBCO
4 11 (18.97%) webMethods
4 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.97%) Green Hat
4 11 (18.97%) Solace
5 4 (6.90%) Remedy
6 2 (3.45%) RedPrairie
6 2 (3.45%) Oneserve
6 2 (3.45%) Kronos
6 2 (3.45%) Progress
6 2 (3.45%) JDA
7 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.72%) Cerner