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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 147 178 144
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 108 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 0.63% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.87% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 33
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
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 £40.00
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
6904 6079 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.77% 72.15% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 3190 2643
Average daily rate £398 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 330
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 January 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 23 January 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 -15 28 £345 +12.37% 9
Surrey +17 21 £500 +5.26% 9
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £394 +21.15%
West Sussex +1 12 £348 -26.84% 1
Berkshire -3 11 £350 -21.34% 14
Oxfordshire - 5 £400 - 2
East Sussex - 3 £300 - 2
Kent - - - - 3
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 71 (34.47%) Security Cleared
2 58 (28.16%) Microsoft
3 48 (23.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 47 (22.82%) Finance
5 44 (21.36%) SQL
6 41 (19.90%) Project Management
6 41 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (17.96%) SC Cleared
8 36 (17.48%) XML
9 34 (16.50%) Linux
9 34 (16.50%) DV Cleared
10 31 (15.05%) Test Scripting
10 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (15.05%) Windows
11 30 (14.56%) Software Engineering
11 30 (14.56%) PowerShell
12 29 (14.08%) Oracle
13 28 (13.59%) Java
13 28 (13.59%) UNIX
13 28 (13.59%) Configuration Management
14 26 (12.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 26 (12.62%) OO
14 26 (12.62%) C
15 25 (12.14%) Subversion
16 24 (11.65%) SAP
16 24 (11.65%) MS Excel
16 24 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (10.68%) Migration
17 22 (10.68%) VMware
17 22 (10.68%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.40%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.40%) IIS
3 5 (2.43%) Confluence
4 3 (1.46%) Jetty
4 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.49%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 24 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.88%) MS Office
3 7 (3.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) SAP ERP
2 7 (3.40%) SAP SRM
3 4 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.46%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.46%) Staffware
4 3 (1.46%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.46%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.91%) PaaS
2 5 (2.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.97%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.19%) Firewall
2 17 (8.25%) X.400
2 17 (8.25%) X.500
3 16 (7.77%) SMTP
4 12 (5.83%) FTP
4 12 (5.83%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.88%) SAN
6 6 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.91%) BIG-IP
6 6 (2.91%) Internet
6 6 (2.91%) MPLS
6 6 (2.91%) BGP
6 6 (2.91%) HTTP
7 4 (1.94%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.94%) SSL
8 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.97%) VoIP
9 1 (0.49%) WAN
9 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (5.83%) SAP BW
1 12 (5.83%) MySQL
2 10 (4.85%) EDRMS
3 9 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.88%) Ingres
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.46%) DB2
6 2 (0.97%) SQLite
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.97%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.97%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.49%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (12.14%) Subversion
2 18 (8.74%) NUnit
2 18 (8.74%) GoogleTest
3 17 (8.25%) CppUnit
3 17 (8.25%) ClearCase
3 17 (8.25%) Ant
4 16 (7.77%) JIRA
5 12 (5.83%) Rational Rose
6 8 (3.88%) CruiseControl
7 7 (3.40%) ClearQuest
8 6 (2.91%) MSTest
9 5 (2.43%) JUnit
10 4 (1.94%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.46%) Selenium
11 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.97%) StarTeam
12 2 (0.97%) JMeter
12 2 (0.97%) MSI
12 2 (0.97%) TestDirector
General
1 47 (22.82%) Finance
2 17 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.28%) Military
4 14 (6.80%) Banking
5 8 (3.88%) Retail
6 6 (2.91%) Marketing
7 5 (2.43%) Publishing
8 4 (1.94%) Electronics
8 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.46%) Billing
9 3 (1.46%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.97%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (19.42%) Developer
2 28 (13.59%) Analyst
3 27 (13.11%) Test Manager
4 23 (11.17%) Consultant
5 15 (7.28%) Test Analyst
6 14 (6.80%) Software Engineer
7 13 (6.31%) SAP Consultant
8 11 (5.34%) Tester
8 11 (5.34%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.34%) SAP BW Consultant
9 9 (4.37%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.37%) Integration Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) SAP BI Consultant
10 8 (3.88%) C++ Developer
10 8 (3.88%) C Developer
10 8 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 8 (3.88%) Integration Manager
11 6 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.91%) Environment Manager
11 6 (2.91%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.48%) XML
2 17 (8.25%) Spring
2 17 (8.25%) .NET
2 17 (8.25%) Motif
3 15 (7.28%) HTML
4 12 (5.83%) Spring MVC
4 12 (5.83%) Web Services
5 11 (5.34%) XSLT
5 11 (5.34%) Ajax
6 9 (4.37%) J2EE
7 8 (3.88%) wxWidgets
8 7 (3.40%) CSS
8 7 (3.40%) XSD
8 7 (3.40%) JSON
9 6 (2.91%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (2.91%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (2.91%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (2.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.74%) Derivative
3 14 (6.80%) PKI
4 10 (4.85%) Smart Meter
5 9 (4.37%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (3.88%) Open Source
7 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.94%) DTV
9 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.97%) NHS
10 2 (0.97%) PMI
11 1 (0.49%) AS400
11 1 (0.49%) GIS
11 1 (0.49%) IVR
11 1 (0.49%) Replication
11 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.50%) Linux
2 31 (15.05%) Windows
3 28 (13.59%) UNIX
4 15 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.30%) User Acceptance Testing
2 41 (19.90%) Project Management
2 41 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.05%) Test Scripting
4 30 (14.56%) Software Engineering
5 28 (13.59%) Configuration Management
6 26 (12.62%) OO
7 24 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (10.68%) Migration
8 22 (10.68%) Test Management
8 22 (10.68%) Test Strategy
9 20 (9.71%) MVC
9 20 (9.71%) Use Case
10 18 (8.74%) UML
10 18 (8.74%) OOD
10 18 (8.74%) Multithreading
10 18 (8.74%) Memory Management
11 17 (8.25%) Boundary Protection
12 16 (7.77%) Release Management
13 15 (7.28%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.36%) SQL
2 30 (14.56%) PowerShell
3 28 (13.59%) Java
4 26 (12.62%) C
5 20 (9.71%) Python
5 20 (9.71%) C++
6 19 (9.22%) VBScript
7 12 (5.83%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.85%) C#
9 6 (2.91%) Perl
10 5 (2.43%) XPath
11 4 (1.94%) VC++
12 3 (1.46%) XQuery
12 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.46%) Ruby
12 3 (1.46%) Scala
13 2 (0.97%) ABAP
14 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.49%) R
14 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (34.47%) Security Cleared
2 37 (17.96%) SC Cleared
3 34 (16.50%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.83%) ISTQB
5 11 (5.34%) ISEB
6 8 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.94%) Degree
9 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.97%) PMP
9 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.28%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (7.77%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.91%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (12.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.91%) Ansible
3 6 (2.91%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.94%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (1.94%) Netcool
4 4 (1.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.97%) Control-M
7 1 (0.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 58 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.08%) Oracle
3 24 (11.65%) SAP
4 22 (10.68%) VMware
5 15 (7.28%) Red Hat
6 14 (6.80%) Clearswift
7 10 (4.85%) F5
7 10 (4.85%) HP
8 7 (3.40%) Cisco
8 7 (3.40%) IBM
9 6 (2.91%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (2.91%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.94%) hybris
10 4 (1.94%) Cognos
11 3 (1.46%) CA
11 3 (1.46%) Sun
11 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.46%) McAfee
12 2 (0.97%) Pega
13 1 (0.49%) Borland
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