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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 162 187 131
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -56
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 98 48 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 0.57% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.80% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 52
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£375 £450 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
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
7057 6033 6623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.44% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4021 3363 3196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 238 331
Average hourly rate £21.00 £33.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 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
Hampshire +10 41 £448 -4.78% 2
Berkshire +6 18 £413 +50.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £331 - 3
Surrey 0 10 £500 +5.26% 5
Oxfordshire -6 6 £375 - 1
Kent - 3 £313 - 3
West Sussex +4 2 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 56 (32.75%) Security Cleared
2 47 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.98%) SQL
4 40 (23.39%) Microsoft
5 36 (21.05%) XML
6 34 (19.88%) Finance
6 34 (19.88%) Test Scripting
7 33 (19.30%) Java
8 32 (18.71%) Oracle
9 31 (18.13%) Windows
10 29 (16.96%) DV Cleared
11 27 (15.79%) MVC
11 27 (15.79%) Scrum
12 26 (15.20%) UNIX
12 26 (15.20%) SC Cleared
13 25 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (14.62%) Project Management
13 25 (14.62%) Software Engineering
14 23 (13.45%) Subversion
14 23 (13.45%) PowerShell
15 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (12.28%) VMware
15 21 (12.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 21 (12.28%) .NET
16 20 (11.70%) HTML
16 20 (11.70%) VBScript
16 20 (11.70%) OO
16 20 (11.70%) Test Management
17 19 (11.11%) QA
18 18 (10.53%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 14 (8.19%) Confluence
2 12 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.68%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.09%) IIS
5 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) Sonic ESB
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.51%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.75%) Staffware
3 2 (1.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.58%) SAP MRS
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.58%) Summit
4 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.51%) PaaS
2 4 (2.34%) SaaS
3 2 (1.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.36%) Firewall
2 14 (8.19%) X.400
2 14 (8.19%) X.500
3 12 (7.02%) SMTP
4 9 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.68%) SAN
5 8 (4.68%) FTP
6 6 (3.51%) HTTP
6 6 (3.51%) Internet
7 3 (1.75%) MPLS
7 3 (1.75%) UMTS
8 2 (1.17%) BGP
8 2 (1.17%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.17%) LTE
8 2 (1.17%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.58%) 4G
9 1 (0.58%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.02%) MySQL
2 8 (4.68%) EDRMS
3 6 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.34%) Ingres
5 4 (2.34%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.75%) DB2
7 2 (1.17%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.58%) SQLite
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (13.45%) Subversion
2 17 (9.94%) JIRA
3 14 (8.19%) JUnit
4 10 (5.85%) NUnit
4 10 (5.85%) GoogleTest
5 9 (5.26%) CppUnit
5 9 (5.26%) Ant
5 9 (5.26%) ClearCase
6 8 (4.68%) Rational Rose
6 8 (4.68%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.68%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.51%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.51%) MSTest
8 5 (2.92%) Selenium
9 4 (2.34%) CruiseControl
9 4 (2.34%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (2.34%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.34%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.17%) JMeter
10 2 (1.17%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (19.88%) Finance
2 14 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.02%) Military
4 11 (6.43%) Banking
5 5 (2.92%) Electronics
5 5 (2.92%) Marketing
6 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.75%) Automotive
7 3 (1.75%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.75%) Publishing
8 2 (1.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (23.39%) Analyst
2 39 (22.81%) Developer
3 20 (11.70%) Test Analyst
4 16 (9.36%) Test Manager
5 14 (8.19%) Software Engineer
6 12 (7.02%) Hybris Developer
7 11 (6.43%) Tester
7 11 (6.43%) Consultant
8 10 (5.85%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.51%) QA Tester
12 6 (3.51%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Design Engineer
13 5 (2.92%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.92%) Test Engineer
13 5 (2.92%) QA Analyst
13 5 (2.92%) Test Leader
13 5 (2.92%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.05%) XML
2 21 (12.28%) .NET
3 20 (11.70%) HTML
4 18 (10.53%) Spring
5 17 (9.94%) Spring MVC
6 16 (9.36%) Web Services
7 14 (8.19%) XSD
7 14 (8.19%) J2EE
7 14 (8.19%) JSP
7 14 (8.19%) Ajax
8 12 (7.02%) jQuery
8 12 (7.02%) CSS
9 9 (5.26%) Motif
10 7 (4.09%) XSLT
10 7 (4.09%) SOAP
11 6 (3.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (3.51%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 6 (3.51%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
11 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Derivative
3 7 (4.09%) PKI
3 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.34%) DTV
5 4 (2.34%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.34%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.17%) Statistics
7 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.17%) GIS
7 2 (1.17%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) PMI
8 1 (0.58%) AS400
8 1 (0.58%) Handset
8 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.13%) Windows
2 26 (15.20%) UNIX
3 18 (10.53%) Linux
4 14 (8.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.88%) Test Scripting
3 27 (15.79%) Scrum
3 27 (15.79%) MVC
4 25 (14.62%) Project Management
4 25 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (14.62%) Software Engineering
5 20 (11.70%) Test Management
5 20 (11.70%) OO
6 18 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 17 (9.94%) Unit Testing
8 16 (9.36%) Migration
9 15 (8.77%) Test Strategy
10 14 (8.19%) Validation
10 14 (8.19%) Regression Testing
11 13 (7.60%) Use Case
12 12 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.02%) Configuration Management
12 12 (7.02%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.02%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.98%) SQL
2 33 (19.30%) Java
3 23 (13.45%) PowerShell
4 20 (11.70%) VBScript
5 14 (8.19%) C
6 12 (7.02%) C#
7 11 (6.43%) C++
8 9 (5.26%) Ruby
9 8 (4.68%) Python
10 4 (2.34%) VC++
10 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.75%) Perl
11 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.17%) PHP
13 1 (0.58%) ABAP
13 1 (0.58%) XPath
13 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 56 (32.75%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.96%) DV Cleared
3 26 (15.20%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.19%) ISTQB
5 13 (7.60%) ISEB
6 7 (4.09%) Degree
6 7 (4.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.17%) PMP
9 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.19%) Forefront TMG
2 13 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.68%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.92%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.34%) vSphere
5 4 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.58%) Firmware
7 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (12.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (6.43%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.34%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (2.34%) Netcool
3 4 (2.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 2 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.17%) Ansible
4 2 (1.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 40 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 32 (18.71%) Oracle
3 21 (12.28%) VMware
4 13 (7.60%) SAP
5 12 (7.02%) HP
5 12 (7.02%) Clearswift
5 12 (7.02%) hybris
6 8 (4.68%) IBM
7 7 (4.09%) Cisco
7 7 (4.09%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.92%) ESRI
9 4 (2.34%) Cognos
9 4 (2.34%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.17%) Remedy
10 2 (1.17%) McAfee
10 2 (1.17%) F5
10 2 (1.17%) Pega
11 1 (0.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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