The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Somerset 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 51 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.17% 0.49% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.83% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate £369 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +20.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 120 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.26% 58.54% 58.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 60 51
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Integration Testing
South West

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Summit
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy