The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 80 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 38 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.81% 1.11% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.55% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 2
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£400 £411 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% +58.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
Integration Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1527 1227 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.89% 71.50% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 746 832
Average daily rate £370 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 68 104
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the Hampshire region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Hampshire region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Southampton -8 6 £314 -42.95% 1
Winchester - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 39 (62.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (40.32%) DV Cleared
3 22 (35.48%) Windows
4 20 (32.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
5 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
6 18 (29.03%) VBScript
7 17 (27.42%) VMware
8 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (22.58%) SQL
9 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (20.97%) Forefront TMG
10 13 (20.97%) Java
10 13 (20.97%) X.400
10 13 (20.97%) X.500
10 13 (20.97%) Scrum
10 13 (20.97%) Firewall
10 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
11 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
11 12 (19.35%) Military
11 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
11 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
12 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
12 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (17.74%) Clearswift
12 11 (17.74%) SMTP
12 11 (17.74%) Web Services
13 10 (16.13%) Oracle
14 9 (14.52%) .NET

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) X.400
1 13 (20.97%) X.500
1 13 (20.97%) Firewall
2 11 (17.74%) SMTP
3 6 (9.68%) SAN
3 6 (9.68%) FTP
3 6 (9.68%) HTTP
3 6 (9.68%) Internet
4 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) DVB
5 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
2 9 (14.52%) SoapUI
2 9 (14.52%) SpecFlow
3 7 (11.29%) Subversion
4 5 (8.06%) Ant
4 5 (8.06%) ClearCase
4 5 (8.06%) NUnit
4 5 (8.06%) CppUnit
4 5 (8.06%) GoogleTest
5 4 (6.45%) Rational Rose
6 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (3.23%) JMeter
7 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.23%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.61%) Robotium
8 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (19.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
1 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Design Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) BSS Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Messaging Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Web Services
2 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 9 (14.52%) SOAP
3 8 (12.90%) XML
4 5 (8.06%) Motif
5 2 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Derivative
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) PKI
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.68%) Linux
5 5 (8.06%) UNIX
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Scrum
2 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
3 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
4 9 (14.52%) Data Transformation
4 9 (14.52%) Test Strategy
5 8 (12.90%) Project Management
6 7 (11.29%) OO
7 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.06%) ITIL
8 5 (8.06%) UML
8 5 (8.06%) ERP
8 5 (8.06%) OOD
8 5 (8.06%) Migration
8 5 (8.06%) Multithreading
8 5 (8.06%) Use Case
8 5 (8.06%) Memory Management
9 4 (6.45%) User Stories
9 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 18 (29.03%) VBScript
3 14 (22.58%) SQL
4 13 (20.97%) Java
5 9 (14.52%) Ruby
6 6 (9.68%) C
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (62.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (40.32%) DV Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.29%) ISEB
4 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
4 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Forefront TMG
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.68%) vSphere
5 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (32.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.23%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) VMware
3 11 (17.74%) Clearswift
4 10 (16.13%) Oracle
5 9 (14.52%) HP
6 7 (11.29%) ESRI
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco
8 3 (4.84%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (4.84%) SAP
9 2 (3.23%) Remedy
9 2 (3.23%) McAfee