The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 155 173 146
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 112 56 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 0.66% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.92% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 36
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£356 £446 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
Integration Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Hampshire +2 37 £305 -18.74% 7
Surrey +10 19 £488 - 5
Buckinghamshire -3 19 £331 +1.92% 2
Berkshire -11 15 £350 -2.43% 1
West Sussex 0 7 £350 -26.31% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £400 -
Kent 0 2 £316 -33.42% 3
East Sussex - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 66 (33.17%) Security Cleared
2 50 (25.13%) Microsoft
2 50 (25.13%) Finance
3 48 (24.12%) SQL
4 42 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (19.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (17.59%) DV Cleared
7 33 (16.58%) Test Scripting
7 33 (16.58%) XML
8 32 (16.08%) Project Management
9 31 (15.58%) Oracle
9 31 (15.58%) Windows
9 31 (15.58%) Linux
9 31 (15.58%) PowerShell
10 30 (15.08%) SC Cleared
10 30 (15.08%) Java
11 29 (14.57%) Software Engineering
12 28 (14.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 27 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.56%) UNIX
15 24 (12.06%) Configuration Management
16 23 (11.56%) Test Management
16 23 (11.56%) Test Strategy
17 22 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
17 22 (11.06%) C
17 22 (11.06%) Firewall
18 21 (10.55%) VMware
19 20 (10.05%) Scrum
19 20 (10.05%) VBScript

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.52%) IIS
3 6 (3.02%) Confluence
4 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.50%) Sonic ESB
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.50%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.02%) MS Office
3 5 (2.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.01%) Staffware
1 4 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.51%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.01%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.02%) PaaS
2 5 (2.51%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.06%) Firewall
2 18 (9.05%) X.400
2 18 (9.05%) X.500
3 16 (8.04%) SMTP
4 13 (6.53%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.53%) FTP
6 8 (4.02%) SAN
7 6 (3.02%) Internet
7 6 (3.02%) MPLS
7 6 (3.02%) BGP
7 6 (3.02%) HTTP
7 6 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (2.51%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.51%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.51%) SSL
10 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.50%) Network Security
11 1 (0.50%) LTE
11 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) EDRMS
1 10 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.52%) MySQL
2 9 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.52%) Ingres
4 6 (3.02%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.01%) DB2
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.01%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.01%) SQLite
7 2 (1.01%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (9.55%) Subversion
2 14 (7.04%) NUnit
2 14 (7.04%) GoogleTest
3 13 (6.53%) CppUnit
3 13 (6.53%) JIRA
3 13 (6.53%) Ant
3 13 (6.53%) ClearCase
4 9 (4.52%) Rational Rose
5 8 (4.02%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.52%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.52%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.02%) JUnit
7 6 (3.02%) ClearQuest
7 6 (3.02%) MSTest
8 5 (2.51%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.51%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.51%) Selenium
9 4 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.51%) TestDirector
10 3 (1.51%) JMeter
General
1 50 (25.13%) Finance
2 15 (7.54%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.54%) Military
3 14 (7.04%) Banking
4 6 (3.02%) Marketing
5 5 (2.51%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.01%) Electronics
7 3 (1.51%) Automotive
7 3 (1.51%) Retail
7 3 (1.51%) Billing
7 3 (1.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (19.10%) Developer
2 35 (17.59%) Analyst
3 20 (10.05%) Test Manager
4 16 (8.04%) Test Analyst
4 16 (8.04%) Tester
5 15 (7.54%) Consultant
5 15 (7.54%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.03%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.52%) Integration Engineer
8 8 (4.02%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.02%) QA Tester
8 8 (4.02%) Integration Manager
9 7 (3.52%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.52%) C Developer
10 6 (3.02%) Build Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) SAP BW Consultant
10 6 (3.02%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.02%) Build Manager
10 6 (3.02%) Environment Manager
11 5 (2.51%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.58%) XML
2 19 (9.55%) .NET
3 18 (9.05%) Web Services
4 13 (6.53%) Motif
4 13 (6.53%) Spring
5 12 (6.03%) HTML
6 11 (5.53%) J2EE
6 11 (5.53%) Spring MVC
7 10 (5.03%) Ajax
8 8 (4.02%) SOAP
8 8 (4.02%) XSLT
9 7 (3.52%) XSD
9 7 (3.52%) wxWidgets
10 6 (3.02%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.02%) JSP
10 6 (3.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (3.02%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 6 (3.02%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.04%) Derivative
3 13 (6.53%) PKI
4 10 (5.03%) Smart Meter
5 7 (3.52%) Open Source
6 6 (3.02%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.51%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.01%) DTV
9 2 (1.01%) PMI
9 2 (1.01%) NHS
9 2 (1.01%) GIS
9 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.50%) iSeries
10 1 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.58%) Windows
1 31 (15.58%) Linux
2 25 (12.56%) UNIX
3 14 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.60%) User Acceptance Testing
3 33 (16.58%) Test Scripting
4 32 (16.08%) Project Management
5 29 (14.57%) Software Engineering
6 24 (12.06%) Configuration Management
7 23 (11.56%) Test Management
7 23 (11.56%) Test Strategy
8 22 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.05%) Scrum
9 20 (10.05%) OO
10 19 (9.55%) MVC
11 18 (9.05%) Migration
12 17 (8.54%) Boundary Protection
13 16 (8.04%) Test Automation
13 16 (8.04%) Use Case
14 14 (7.04%) Multithreading
14 14 (7.04%) UML
14 14 (7.04%) OOD
14 14 (7.04%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.12%) SQL
2 31 (15.58%) PowerShell
3 30 (15.08%) Java
4 22 (11.06%) C
5 20 (10.05%) VBScript
6 18 (9.05%) Python
7 17 (8.54%) C++
8 10 (5.03%) C#
9 8 (4.02%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.02%) Ruby
10 6 (3.02%) Perl
11 4 (2.01%) VC++
11 4 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.51%) Scala
13 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.01%) XPath
14 1 (0.50%) R
14 1 (0.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 66 (33.17%) Security Cleared
2 35 (17.59%) DV Cleared
3 30 (15.08%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.53%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.03%) ISEB
6 6 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.51%) Degree
9 2 (1.01%) PMP
9 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.54%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (8.54%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.01%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.01%) vSphere
6 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (14.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (6.53%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.02%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.02%) Ansible
4 5 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.01%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (2.01%) Netcool
5 4 (2.01%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (1.01%) Control-M
6 2 (1.01%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 50 (25.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.58%) Oracle
3 21 (10.55%) VMware
4 14 (7.04%) Clearswift
4 14 (7.04%) SAP
4 14 (7.04%) Red Hat
5 12 (6.03%) HP
6 9 (4.52%) F5
7 8 (4.02%) Cisco
7 8 (4.02%) IBM
8 6 (3.02%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (3.02%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.51%) ESRI
10 4 (2.01%) hybris
10 4 (2.01%) Cognos
11 3 (1.51%) Sun
11 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.01%) Pega
13 1 (0.50%) Verint
13 1 (0.50%) Northgate
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Rate: Up to £475 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: Unspecified
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