The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 168 167 184
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 70 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.06% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 28
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £422 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - £38.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Integration Testing
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -21 27 £338 -10.71%
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £213 -40.97% 5
Berkshire +7 9 £425 -26.08% 1
Surrey -3 7 £425 +60.37% 8
Oxfordshire -2 2 £330 -12.00% 1
Kent - 2 - - 1
West Sussex -13 1 £400 +14.28% 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 30 (20.55%) SQL
2 30 (20.55%) UNIX
3 29 (19.86%) OO
3 29 (19.86%) Test Scripting
4 28 (19.18%) Scrum
4 28 (19.18%) Java
5 25 (17.12%) Subversion
6 23 (15.75%) Finance
6 23 (15.75%) Project Management
7 22 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (13.70%) Software Engineering
8 20 (13.70%) Oracle
8 20 (13.70%) XML
9 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
10 17 (11.64%) .NET
10 17 (11.64%) MVC
10 17 (11.64%) JIRA
11 16 (10.96%) QA
11 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
11 16 (10.96%) HTML
11 16 (10.96%) Windows
11 16 (10.96%) Data Modelling
12 15 (10.27%) E-Commerce
12 15 (10.27%) Unit Testing
13 14 (9.59%) NUnit
13 14 (9.59%) Linux
13 14 (9.59%) JUnit
13 14 (9.59%) CSS
13 14 (9.59%) OpenView Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (9.59%) Confluence
2 13 (8.90%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.42%) IIS
4 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) SAP IS-U
1 8 (5.48%) SAP MRS
2 2 (1.37%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.37%) Staffware
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.68%) Summit
3 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) X.400
1 10 (6.85%) X.500
1 10 (6.85%) Firewall
2 8 (5.48%) SMTP
3 6 (4.11%) Internet
3 6 (4.11%) FTP
4 5 (3.42%) HTTP
5 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.37%) UMTS
7 1 (0.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.68%) GPRS
7 1 (0.68%) GSM
7 1 (0.68%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.68%) DNS
7 1 (0.68%) IPv6
7 1 (0.68%) Wireless
7 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.68%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.68%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.90%) MySQL
2 7 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.37%) DB2
5 2 (1.37%) Ingres
5 2 (1.37%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.68%) DataStage
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (17.12%) Subversion
2 17 (11.64%) JIRA
3 14 (9.59%) JUnit
3 14 (9.59%) NUnit
4 13 (8.90%) Cucumber
5 12 (8.22%) GoogleTest
6 11 (7.53%) Ant
6 11 (7.53%) CppUnit
6 11 (7.53%) ClearCase
7 10 (6.85%) Rational Rose
8 9 (6.16%) SoapUI
8 9 (6.16%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.74%) Selenium
10 3 (2.05%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.37%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.37%) RSpec
11 2 (1.37%) MSTest
11 2 (1.37%) Moq
General
1 23 (15.75%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Military
2 8 (5.48%) Banking
3 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.05%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.37%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (37.67%) Analyst
2 32 (21.92%) Developer
3 27 (18.49%) Test Analyst
4 12 (8.22%) Consultant
4 12 (8.22%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.53%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Design Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Tester
7 8 (5.48%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Architect
10 4 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.74%) QA Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) C Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Integration Test Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.70%) XML
2 17 (11.64%) .NET
3 16 (10.96%) HTML
4 14 (9.59%) CSS
5 13 (8.90%) JSP
5 13 (8.90%) XSD
5 13 (8.90%) Spring
5 13 (8.90%) Ajax
5 13 (8.90%) Spring MVC
5 13 (8.90%) jQuery
6 12 (8.22%) Motif
7 11 (7.53%) Web Services
8 9 (6.16%) SOAP
8 9 (6.16%) J2EE
9 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.05%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.37%) WPF
11 2 (1.37%) Silverlight
11 2 (1.37%) XHTML
11 2 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.22%) Derivative
3 4 (2.74%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.05%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.05%) SCORM
5 2 (1.37%) Statistics
5 2 (1.37%) Firmware
5 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.55%) UNIX
2 16 (10.96%) Windows
3 14 (9.59%) Linux
4 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.86%) OO
1 29 (19.86%) Test Scripting
2 28 (19.18%) Scrum
3 23 (15.75%) Project Management
4 22 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (13.70%) Software Engineering
6 17 (11.64%) MVC
7 16 (10.96%) Data Modelling
8 15 (10.27%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.27%) Unit Testing
9 14 (9.59%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.59%) Regression Testing
10 13 (8.90%) B2C
10 13 (8.90%) Configuration Management
10 13 (8.90%) Test Management
11 12 (8.22%) Use Case
11 12 (8.22%) Memory Management
11 12 (8.22%) Multithreading
11 12 (8.22%) System Testing
11 12 (8.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.55%) SQL
2 28 (19.18%) Java
3 13 (8.90%) C
4 11 (7.53%) VBScript
4 11 (7.53%) Ruby
4 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.16%) ABAP
6 6 (4.11%) C#
7 3 (2.05%) C++
7 3 (2.05%) PHP
7 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.37%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.68%) X++
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.90%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.53%) Degree
5 9 (6.16%) ISTQB
5 9 (6.16%) ISEB
6 6 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (6.85%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (4.11%) vSphere
2 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.37%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.68%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (13.70%) Oracle
2 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.90%) hybris
4 12 (8.22%) SAP
5 10 (6.85%) VMware
6 8 (5.48%) Clearswift
6 8 (5.48%) HP
7 7 (4.79%) ESRI
8 6 (4.11%) Cisco
9 4 (2.74%) Remedy
10 2 (1.37%) McAfee
10 2 (1.37%) Capita
10 2 (1.37%) IBM
11 1 (0.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.68%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.68%) Agilent
11 1 (0.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (0.68%) Metastorm
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