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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
England / North East
Rank 84 53 43
Rank change year-on-year -31 -10  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.28% 2.41% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 2.84% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 7
Median daily rate £340 £310 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -38.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £49.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.37% +22.22%  

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 635 740 481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.59% 85.06% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 504 262
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 21
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.55% +38.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 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
Tyne and Wear -32 2 £340 +9.67% 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) API Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (12.50%) StarTeam
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Development Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) API Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Borland
3 1 (6.25%) ICL