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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 80 96 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 40 11 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 0.55% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 0.83% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 20
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£460 £525 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +40.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1788 1318 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.62% 66.26% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 673 741
Average daily rate £370 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 55 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 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 1 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -9 10 £510 -7.27%
Birmingham +3 5 £311 -11.07%
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (61.33%) SAP
2 21 (28.00%) Unit Testing
3 18 (24.00%) Test Scripting
4 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (18.67%) XML
5 14 (18.67%) ISEB
6 13 (17.33%) ISTQB
7 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (16.00%) Automotive
8 11 (14.67%) SAP SD
8 11 (14.67%) SQL
9 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 10 (13.33%) IBM
9 10 (13.33%) Billing
9 10 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
9 10 (13.33%) System Testing
9 10 (13.33%) Business Transformation
10 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (10.67%) QA
11 8 (10.67%) Time Management
11 8 (10.67%) Oracle
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
12 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
12 7 (9.33%) SAP FI-CA
12 7 (9.33%) SAP IS-U
12 7 (9.33%) TRIRIGA
13 6 (8.00%) WebSphere
13 6 (8.00%) Test Management
13 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.67%) CMS
2 5 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (14.67%) SAP SD
2 7 (9.33%) SAP FI-CA
2 7 (9.33%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (9.33%) TRIRIGA
3 5 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (4.00%) SAP CS
4 3 (4.00%) SAP PM
4 3 (4.00%) SAP EWM
5 2 (2.67%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.67%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.33%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.33%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.33%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.33%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.33%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) OLAP
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) DataStage
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (16.00%) Automotive
2 10 (13.33%) Billing
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Military
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Consultant
2 22 (29.33%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (25.33%) Analyst
4 17 (22.67%) Test Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Management Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Sitecore Developer
9 2 (2.67%) SAP Manager
9 2 (2.67%) SAP PM Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) SAP Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.67%) SAP SD Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 1 (1.33%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) XML
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 5 (6.67%) CSS
2 5 (6.67%) XHTML
2 5 (6.67%) XML Schema
2 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (6.67%) jQuery
2 5 (6.67%) CSS3
2 5 (6.67%) HTML5
3 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.33%) XSLT
3 4 (5.33%) .NET
4 2 (2.67%) REST
4 2 (2.67%) Middleware
4 2 (2.67%) WSDL
4 2 (2.67%) SOAP
4 2 (2.67%) XSD
5 1 (1.33%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) DataPower
2 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) UNIX
2 2 (2.67%) VMS
2 2 (2.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) HPUX
3 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Unit Testing
2 18 (24.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
4 10 (13.33%) System Testing
4 10 (13.33%) Business Transformation
5 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (10.67%) Time Management
7 6 (8.00%) Test Management
7 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.00%) ETL
8 5 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.67%) SEO
9 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.33%) MVC
9 4 (5.33%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.33%) ERP
10 3 (4.00%) CRM
10 3 (4.00%) SOA
10 3 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (8.00%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) C#
5 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.67%) ABAP
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) COBOL
6 1 (1.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) ISEB
2 13 (17.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) HND
4 1 (1.33%) CCA
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) CA LISA
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) SAP
2 10 (13.33%) IBM
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.67%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.00%) Pega
7 2 (2.67%) Green Hat
7 2 (2.67%) webMethods
8 1 (1.33%) Cognos
8 1 (1.33%) HP
8 1 (1.33%) ICL
8 1 (1.33%) Netezza
8 1 (1.33%) Facebook