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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 106 95 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 27 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.12% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.47% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 13
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.40 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +14.86%
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
2314 1975 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.65% 76.34% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1219 925
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 92 111
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% -17.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +1 8 £338 +12.50% 4
Warwickshire -2 6 £375 +2.73%
Solihull - 3 £350 -
Worcestershire -8 2 £438 +45.83% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £330 - 2
Walsall +1 1 - -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £375 +25.00%
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) .NET
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (29.79%) Test Scripting
4 13 (27.66%) CRM
5 10 (21.28%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (19.15%) SDLC
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
6 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
6 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 9 (19.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (19.15%) Data Management
7 8 (17.02%) SAP
7 8 (17.02%) C#
7 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (14.89%) ISEB
9 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.77%) HTML
9 6 (12.77%) XML
9 6 (12.77%) Unix
9 6 (12.77%) Windows
9 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Office 365
10 5 (10.64%) IaaS
10 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server

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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.38%) Liferay
4 2 (4.26%) NServiceBus
4 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.13%) Infor LN
3 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Office 365
3 5 (10.64%) IaaS
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.51%) QlikView
3 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) FxCop
3 2 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.26%) StyleCop
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Release Manager
8 2 (4.26%) SAP Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) XML
3 5 (10.64%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.51%) XSD
5 3 (6.38%) J2EE
5 3 (6.38%) JSR 168
5 3 (6.38%) Middleware
6 2 (4.26%) COM
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Basis
6 2 (4.26%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.13%) BAPI
7 1 (2.13%) EDI
7 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Unix
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Test Scripting
3 13 (27.66%) CRM
4 10 (21.28%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Data Management
5 9 (19.15%) SDLC
5 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
6 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.51%) Defect Management
9 4 (8.51%) DevOps
9 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.51%) OO
9 4 (8.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.38%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) COBOL
6 1 (2.13%) R
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ISEB
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Infor
5 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.26%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.13%) JDA
6 1 (2.13%) RedPrairie
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