The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 45 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.31% 0.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Integration Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
266 180 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.10% 80.72% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 124 76
Average daily rate £350 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -48.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Bath - - - - 1
Taunton - - - -
Integration Testing
South West

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft