The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 87 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 31 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 0.87% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.28% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1648 1253 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.59% 68.36% 62.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 607 673
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 96 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Integration Testing
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Birmingham -3 9 £375 - 1
Coventry -10 2 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 30 (62.50%) SAP
2 17 (35.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Billing
4 12 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
5 8 (16.67%) IBM
5 8 (16.67%) ISEB
5 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.58%) SAP FI-CA
6 7 (14.58%) Java
7 6 (12.50%) XML
8 5 (10.42%) Web Services
8 5 (10.42%) CRM
8 5 (10.42%) HTTP
8 5 (10.42%) XML Schema
8 5 (10.42%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) SAP PM
8 5 (10.42%) Finance
8 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
8 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
8 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (10.42%) TRIRIGA
8 5 (10.42%) Test Management
8 5 (10.42%) System Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Time Management
8 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.33%) SAP EWM

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (14.58%) SAP FI-CA
3 5 (10.42%) SAP PM
3 5 (10.42%) TRIRIGA
4 4 (8.33%) SAP EWM
5 3 (6.25%) SAP CS
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) SAP HR
7 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
7 1 (2.08%) SAP R/3
7 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
7 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
7 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) RTP
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) OLAP
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) DataStage
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) NWDI
1 1 (2.08%) NWDS
General
1 16 (33.33%) Billing
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Consultant
1 16 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Management Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SAP PM Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Test Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.08%) Head of Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.08%) SAP CS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) XML
2 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (10.42%) Web Services
2 5 (10.42%) XML Schema
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 2 (4.17%) CSS3
3 2 (4.17%) XHTML
4 1 (2.08%) XSLT
4 1 (2.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (2.08%) SAP ALE
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
1 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) VMS
2 1 (2.08%) SUSE
2 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (10.42%) System Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Time Management
4 5 (10.42%) Test Management
4 5 (10.42%) CRM
4 5 (10.42%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Release Management
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.17%) ETL
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) ABAP
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) COBOL
4 1 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) HND
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.08%) Facebook
6 1 (2.08%) Cognos
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.08%) ICL
6 1 (2.08%) Netezza
West Midlands
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