The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Integration Testing
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 110 53
Rank change year-on-year +53 -57  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.36% 0.94% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.09% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 13
Median daily rate £400 £410 £553
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% -25.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 1379 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.51% 86.08% 79.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 887 414
Median daily rate £375 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -17.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 71 41
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £26.00 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the North East

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Testing in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the North East

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Durham - 2 £400 - 2
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telephony Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP