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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 122 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 26 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.29% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.69% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 9
Median daily rate £368 £300 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -34.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £281 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +2.50%
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
2648 1895 1944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.54% 76.60% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1130 1020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £272 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 90 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.31% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 8 £450 +26.76% 1
Coventry -30 6 £340 +13.33%
Warwickshire -7 3 £321 +42.77% 1
Shropshire -24 3 - -
Walsall - 1 £350 -
Staffordshire - 1 £315 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (22.64%) System Testing
5 11 (20.75%) .NET
5 11 (20.75%) Regression Testing
5 11 (20.75%) ISEB
6 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Functional Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
7 9 (16.98%) SAP
7 9 (16.98%) Finance
8 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
8 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
8 8 (15.09%) C#
8 8 (15.09%) HTML
8 8 (15.09%) Web Services
8 8 (15.09%) CRM
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.21%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (13.21%) SDLC
9 7 (13.21%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (13.21%) CSS
9 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
9 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
9 7 (13.21%) MS Office
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Liferay
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.66%) SAP CRM
1 3 (5.66%) SAP PM
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (3.77%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.89%) Infor LN
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.77%) QlikView
2 2 (3.77%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.55%) Selenium
4 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) LSMW
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Billing
3 3 (5.66%) Publishing
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Test Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.43%) Tester
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) SAP PM Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) SAP Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.77%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) CSS
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.43%) XML
5 4 (7.55%) EDI
5 4 (7.55%) J2EE
5 4 (7.55%) XSD
6 3 (5.66%) JSR 168
7 2 (3.77%) Ajax
7 2 (3.77%) HTML5
7 2 (3.77%) Node.js
7 2 (3.77%) Sass
8 1 (1.89%) JDBC
8 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) LIMS
2 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (22.64%) System Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Regression Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Functional Testing
6 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.09%) CRM
9 7 (13.21%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (13.21%) SDLC
9 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.43%) BDD
10 5 (9.43%) Data Management
10 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Migration
10 5 (9.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) C#
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.66%) ABAP
5 3 (5.66%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) ISEB
2 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) SAP
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Infor
4 1 (1.89%) JDA
4 1 (1.89%) RedPrairie