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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 177 178 190
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 67 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.97% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 31
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6712 6005 6877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.90% 70.84% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3678 3231 3262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
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 253 255 321
Average hourly rate £22.63 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Integration Testing
England

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 31 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 31 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 -13 25 £325 -14.02% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 16 £231 -35.76% 4
Berkshire +6 8 £425 -26.08%
Surrey -5 8 £425 +60.37% 7
Oxfordshire +3 2 £330 -12.00% 2
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 31 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 33 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.68%) Test Scripting
3 30 (20.98%) UNIX
4 29 (20.28%) Java
4 29 (20.28%) OO
5 28 (19.58%) SQL
6 26 (18.18%) Scrum
7 25 (17.48%) Subversion
8 24 (16.78%) Finance
9 23 (16.08%) Project Management
9 23 (16.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.29%) Oracle
12 18 (12.59%) XML
12 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
13 17 (11.89%) JIRA
14 16 (11.19%) QA
14 16 (11.19%) MVC
14 16 (11.19%) Windows
14 16 (11.19%) HTML
14 16 (11.19%) .NET
14 16 (11.19%) Data Modelling
15 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce
15 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
15 15 (10.49%) Unit Testing
16 14 (9.79%) Linux
16 14 (9.79%) JUnit
16 14 (9.79%) CSS
16 14 (9.79%) Confluence
17 13 (9.09%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (9.79%) Confluence
2 13 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Drupal
6 1 (0.70%) Sonic ESB
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.59%) SAP IS-U
1 8 (5.59%) SAP MRS
2 2 (1.40%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.40%) Staffware
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.70%) Summit
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) X.400
1 8 (5.59%) X.500
1 8 (5.59%) Firewall
2 7 (4.90%) SMTP
3 5 (3.50%) Internet
3 5 (3.50%) FTP
4 4 (2.80%) HTTP
5 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.40%) UMTS
7 1 (0.70%) WAN
7 1 (0.70%) GPRS
7 1 (0.70%) GSM
7 1 (0.70%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.70%) DNS
7 1 (0.70%) IPv6
7 1 (0.70%) SAN
7 1 (0.70%) Wireless
7 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.70%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.09%) MySQL
2 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.40%) DB2
5 2 (1.40%) Ingres
5 2 (1.40%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.70%) DataStage
6 1 (0.70%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (17.48%) Subversion
2 17 (11.89%) JIRA
3 14 (9.79%) JUnit
4 13 (9.09%) NUnit
5 12 (8.39%) GoogleTest
6 11 (7.69%) Ant
6 11 (7.69%) CppUnit
6 11 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.69%) ClearCase
7 10 (6.99%) Rational Rose
8 9 (6.29%) SoapUI
8 9 (6.29%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.80%) Selenium
10 3 (2.10%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (2.10%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.40%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.70%) JMeter
12 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Banking
3 7 (4.90%) Military
4 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.10%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Billing
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (36.36%) Analyst
2 31 (21.68%) Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Test Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) Consultant
5 12 (8.39%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) Tester
7 8 (5.59%) Design Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (5.59%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Architect
10 4 (2.80%) QA Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) C Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Integration Test Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.59%) XML
2 16 (11.19%) HTML
2 16 (11.19%) .NET
3 14 (9.79%) CSS
4 13 (9.09%) JSP
4 13 (9.09%) Spring
4 13 (9.09%) Ajax
4 13 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 13 (9.09%) XSD
4 13 (9.09%) jQuery
5 12 (8.39%) Motif
6 11 (7.69%) Web Services
7 9 (6.29%) SOAP
7 9 (6.29%) J2EE
8 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.40%) XHTML
9 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.39%) Derivative
3 4 (2.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.10%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.10%) SCORM
5 2 (1.40%) Statistics
5 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.70%) Firmware
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) GIS
6 1 (0.70%) Handset
6 1 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.98%) UNIX
2 16 (11.19%) Windows
3 14 (9.79%) Linux
4 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.68%) Test Scripting
2 29 (20.28%) OO
3 26 (18.18%) Scrum
4 23 (16.08%) Project Management
4 23 (16.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
6 16 (11.19%) Data Modelling
6 16 (11.19%) MVC
7 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce
7 15 (10.49%) Unit Testing
8 13 (9.09%) System Testing
8 13 (9.09%) Test Management
8 13 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 13 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 13 (9.09%) B2C
8 13 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 12 (8.39%) UML
9 12 (8.39%) OOD
9 12 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.28%) Java
2 28 (19.58%) SQL
3 13 (9.09%) C
4 11 (7.69%) VBScript
5 10 (6.99%) Ruby
5 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.29%) ABAP
7 5 (3.50%) C#
8 3 (2.10%) C++
8 3 (2.10%) PHP
9 2 (1.40%) VBA
10 1 (0.70%) Python
10 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.70%) X++
10 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.69%) Degree
5 9 (6.29%) ISTQB
6 8 (5.59%) ISEB
7 6 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PMP
9 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.59%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.20%) vSphere
3 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.70%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (13.29%) Oracle
2 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.09%) hybris
4 12 (8.39%) SAP
5 11 (7.69%) VMware
6 8 (5.59%) HP
7 7 (4.90%) Clearswift
7 7 (4.90%) ESRI
8 6 (4.20%) Cisco
9 4 (2.80%) Remedy
10 2 (1.40%) McAfee
10 2 (1.40%) Capita
10 2 (1.40%) IBM
11 1 (0.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.70%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.70%) Agilent
11 1 (0.70%) Pega
11 1 (0.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (0.70%) Metastorm
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