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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 72 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 41 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 0.53% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.79% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £305 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £70.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +101.43%
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
1785 1386 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.41% 66.73% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 722 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.75 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry 0 13 £510 - 2
Birmingham +4 7 £350 -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (62.03%) SAP
2 21 (26.58%) Test Scripting
3 19 (24.05%) Unit Testing
3 19 (24.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (22.78%) Automotive
5 17 (21.52%) ISEB
6 14 (17.72%) SQL
7 13 (16.46%) SAP Implementation
7 13 (16.46%) ISTQB
7 13 (16.46%) Business Transformation
8 12 (15.19%) XML
8 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
9 11 (13.92%) SAP SD
9 11 (13.92%) Oracle
9 11 (13.92%) QA
10 10 (12.66%) System Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Billing
11 9 (11.39%) IBM
11 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
11 9 (11.39%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
11 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.13%) Time Management
13 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
13 7 (8.86%) TRIRIGA
13 7 (8.86%) SAP FI-CA
13 7 (8.86%) SAP IS-U
14 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
14 6 (7.59%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) SAP SD
2 7 (8.86%) SAP FI-CA
2 7 (8.86%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (8.86%) TRIRIGA
3 5 (6.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (3.80%) SAP CS
4 3 (3.80%) SAP PM
4 3 (3.80%) SAP EWM
5 2 (2.53%) SAP HCM
5 2 (2.53%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.53%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.27%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.27%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.27%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.27%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.27%) DataStage
6 1 (1.27%) OLAP
6 1 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (22.78%) Automotive
2 10 (12.66%) Billing
3 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.33%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Military
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Consultant
2 25 (31.65%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (25.32%) Analyst
4 18 (22.78%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Management Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Integration Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Tester
10 2 (2.53%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.53%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) SAP Developer
10 2 (2.53%) SAP SD Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) SAP PM Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Sitecore Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) XML
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (5.06%) XML Schema
2 4 (5.06%) Web Services
3 3 (3.80%) CSS3
3 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 3 (3.80%) HTML5
3 3 (3.80%) XSLT
3 3 (3.80%) XHTML
3 3 (3.80%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) SOAP
4 2 (2.53%) WSDL
4 2 (2.53%) XSD
4 2 (2.53%) REST
4 2 (2.53%) Middleware
5 1 (1.27%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.53%) Statistics
2 2 (2.53%) SCADA
2 2 (2.53%) DataPower
3 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) UNIX
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) VMS
3 1 (1.27%) SUSE
3 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Test Scripting
2 19 (24.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (24.05%) Unit Testing
3 13 (16.46%) SAP Implementation
3 13 (16.46%) Business Transformation
4 10 (12.66%) System Testing
5 9 (11.39%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (10.13%) Time Management
7 6 (7.59%) ETL
7 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.33%) ERP
8 5 (6.33%) Quality Management
8 5 (6.33%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.33%) Test Management
9 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.06%) Project Management
9 4 (5.06%) Logistics
10 3 (3.80%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.80%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.33%) Java
4 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.80%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.53%) ABAP
6 1 (1.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) ISEB
2 13 (16.46%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) CCA
4 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.53%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) SAP
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) IBM
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.80%) Citrix
5 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.80%) Pega
5 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.53%) Green Hat
6 2 (2.53%) webMethods
6 2 (2.53%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) ICL
7 1 (1.27%) Netezza