Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 121 93
Rank change year-on-year +26 -28 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 1.67% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.98% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 39 21
North East median daily rate £325 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% -1.41%
10th Percentile £294 £284 £300
90th Percentile £448 £418 £518
England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £7.25
England median hourly rate £33.75 £49.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -31.12% +20.99% +1.25%

Integration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1033 2321 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.26% 84.46% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 1606 1067
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £255
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 96 73
North East median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +76.54% -16.08%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.03 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.83 £36.00 £29.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +21 5 £325 -1.52%
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Telematics
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (40.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) WAI
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Tester
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Telematics
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Vyatta