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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 159 167 146
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 98 77 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.88% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.21% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 39
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£375 £440 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
7164 6365 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.71% 73.09% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3943 3431 2694
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 252 303
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £48.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 -14 32 £375 +22.14% 4
Berkshire +1 17 £362 -9.62% 3
Surrey +6 16 £463 +12.12% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £375 -16.66% 5
West Sussex -11 10 £220 -54.87% 1
East Sussex - 3 £300 - 2
Kent - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 72 (35.12%) Security Cleared
2 53 (25.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 50 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 45 (21.95%) Finance
5 44 (21.46%) Project Management
5 44 (21.46%) SC Cleared
6 41 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (19.51%) Linux
8 39 (19.02%) SQL
9 36 (17.56%) UNIX
10 34 (16.59%) Configuration Management
11 33 (16.10%) C
11 33 (16.10%) Software Engineering
12 32 (15.61%) OO
12 32 (15.61%) Test Scripting
12 32 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (14.15%) Subversion
13 29 (14.15%) DV Cleared
14 27 (13.17%) Windows
15 25 (12.20%) XML
15 25 (12.20%) JIRA
16 24 (11.71%) Multithreading
16 24 (11.71%) Test Management
16 24 (11.71%) Memory Management
16 24 (11.71%) GoogleTest
16 24 (11.71%) C++
16 24 (11.71%) OOD
16 24 (11.71%) NUnit
16 24 (11.71%) Derivative
17 23 (11.22%) ClearCase

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 13 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.46%) Jetty
3 3 (1.46%) Confluence
3 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.46%) IIS
4 2 (0.98%) JBoss
4 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.90%) SAP ERP
2 7 (3.41%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.46%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.46%) Staffware
3 3 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.46%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.46%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) PaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.27%) Firewall
2 15 (7.32%) X.400
2 15 (7.32%) X.500
3 13 (6.34%) SMTP
4 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.90%) FTP
6 6 (2.93%) MPLS
6 6 (2.93%) BGP
6 6 (2.93%) BIG-IP
6 6 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.95%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.95%) SSL
8 3 (1.46%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.98%) SAN
9 2 (0.98%) Internet
9 2 (0.98%) HTTP
9 2 (0.98%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.98%) VoIP
10 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.37%) MySQL
1 11 (5.37%) SAP BW
1 11 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.90%) Ingres
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.95%) EDRMS
5 3 (1.46%) DB2
6 2 (0.98%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.98%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.98%) SQLite
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 29 (14.15%) Subversion
2 25 (12.20%) JIRA
3 24 (11.71%) GoogleTest
3 24 (11.71%) NUnit
4 23 (11.22%) CppUnit
4 23 (11.22%) Ant
4 23 (11.22%) ClearCase
5 16 (7.80%) Rational Rose
6 13 (6.34%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (6.34%) Selenium
7 8 (3.90%) CruiseControl
8 7 (3.41%) ClearQuest
9 3 (1.46%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.46%) JUnit
9 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.98%) MSTest
10 2 (0.98%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.98%) TestDirector
General
1 45 (21.95%) Finance
2 16 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.83%) Banking
4 13 (6.34%) Military
5 8 (3.90%) Retail
6 5 (2.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.46%) Billing
7 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.46%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (16.10%) Developer
2 31 (15.12%) Analyst
3 30 (14.63%) Test Manager
4 21 (10.24%) Consultant
5 19 (9.27%) Test Analyst
6 15 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.85%) Tester
7 12 (5.85%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.88%) C Developer
8 10 (4.88%) SAP BW Consultant
9 8 (3.90%) Integration Manager
9 8 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 8 (3.90%) SAP BI Consultant
10 7 (3.41%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.41%) C++ Developer
11 6 (2.93%) Build Manager
11 6 (2.93%) Environment Manager
11 6 (2.93%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.93%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.20%) XML
2 19 (9.27%) Motif
3 15 (7.32%) .NET
4 11 (5.37%) HTML
4 11 (5.37%) Spring
5 9 (4.39%) Ajax
6 8 (3.90%) wxWidgets
7 7 (3.41%) JSON
7 7 (3.41%) CSS
8 6 (2.93%) XSD
8 6 (2.93%) XSLT
8 6 (2.93%) Spring MVC
9 5 (2.44%) JSP
10 4 (1.95%) Web Services
10 4 (1.95%) REST
11 3 (1.46%) jQuery
11 3 (1.46%) JPA
11 3 (1.46%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.46%) WinForms
11 3 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.71%) Derivative
3 10 (4.88%) PKI
3 10 (4.88%) Smart Meter
4 8 (3.90%) Open Source
5 5 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.46%) DTV
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.98%) PMI
8 2 (0.98%) NHS
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.49%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) MPEG
9 1 (0.49%) IVR
9 1 (0.49%) STB
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.51%) Linux
2 36 (17.56%) UNIX
3 27 (13.17%) Windows
4 15 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 44 (21.46%) Project Management
3 41 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (16.59%) Configuration Management
5 33 (16.10%) Software Engineering
6 32 (15.61%) Test Scripting
6 32 (15.61%) OO
7 24 (11.71%) OOD
7 24 (11.71%) Test Management
7 24 (11.71%) Multithreading
7 24 (11.71%) Memory Management
8 23 (11.22%) Use Case
8 23 (11.22%) UML
9 21 (10.24%) Migration
9 21 (10.24%) Scrum
10 20 (9.76%) Test Strategy
11 19 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.80%) Unified Process
12 16 (7.80%) RUP
13 15 (7.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.02%) SQL
2 33 (16.10%) C
3 24 (11.71%) C++
4 22 (10.73%) Python
4 22 (10.73%) PowerShell
5 19 (9.27%) Java
6 13 (6.34%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.88%) VBScript
8 8 (3.90%) C#
9 6 (2.93%) Perl
10 5 (2.44%) XPath
11 3 (1.46%) Ruby
11 3 (1.46%) XQuery
11 3 (1.46%) Scala
12 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) ABAP
12 2 (0.98%) VC++
13 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (35.12%) Security Cleared
2 44 (21.46%) SC Cleared
3 29 (14.15%) DV Cleared
4 15 (7.32%) ISTQB
5 11 (5.37%) ISEB
6 8 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.44%) Degree
9 3 (1.46%) VCP4
10 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.98%) PMP
10 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.83%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (6.83%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.95%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.49%) XenApp
4 1 (0.49%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (10.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 21 (10.24%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.93%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.93%) Ansible
3 4 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.95%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (1.95%) Netcool
3 4 (1.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (1.46%) Control-M
Vendors
1 50 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.24%) SAP
3 17 (8.29%) Oracle
4 16 (7.80%) VMware
5 15 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.34%) Clearswift
7 10 (4.88%) F5
8 8 (3.90%) HP
9 7 (3.41%) IBM
10 6 (2.93%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.93%) Cisco
11 4 (1.95%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.95%) Cognos
11 4 (1.95%) McAfee
12 3 (1.46%) hybris
12 3 (1.46%) Sun
12 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.46%) CA
13 1 (0.49%) Informatica
13 1 (0.49%) NetApp
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