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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 165 192 169
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 88 77 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.79% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.99% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 56
Median daily rate £351 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%
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
6857 7778 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.53% 79.74% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 4780 3892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 269
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +20 24 £350 - 1
West Sussex +13 16 £400 +45.45%
Hampshire +3 16 £313 -10.71% 3
East Sussex +13 9 £344 -9.60% 1
Surrey -8 7 £450 +13.63% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £370 +23.33% 3
Middlesex -2 1 - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 78 (34.67%) System Integration Testing
2 65 (28.89%) Security Cleared
3 64 (28.44%) Java
4 62 (27.56%) Unit Testing
5 58 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (24.44%) Linux
6 55 (24.44%) SC Cleared
7 49 (21.78%) Web Services
8 48 (21.33%) Unix
9 43 (19.11%) XML
10 39 (17.33%) Ant
10 39 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (16.44%) Project Management
12 36 (16.00%) C
12 36 (16.00%) SOAP
12 36 (16.00%) Regression Testing
13 34 (15.11%) QA
14 33 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (14.67%) Selenium
14 33 (14.67%) SoapUI
14 33 (14.67%) Finance
14 33 (14.67%) Software Engineering
14 33 (14.67%) Configuration Management
15 32 (14.22%) Spring
16 31 (13.78%) Subversion
16 31 (13.78%) Degree
17 30 (13.33%) Test Scripting
17 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
17 30 (13.33%) UML
18 28 (12.44%) OO

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (10.67%) IIS
2 19 (8.44%) Confluence
3 17 (7.56%) JBoss
4 11 (4.89%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.44%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (3.11%) Documentum
8 5 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.33%) Apache
10 3 (1.33%) CMS
10 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.44%) Jetty
12 1 (0.44%) Mule
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPEL
12 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Office
2 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.33%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.89%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (0.89%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.67%) SaaS
2 5 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.33%) PaaS
4 2 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.89%) LDAP
2 9 (4.00%) 3G
2 9 (4.00%) INAP
3 8 (3.56%) 4G
3 8 (3.56%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (3.56%) MGW
3 8 (3.56%) SIGTRAN
3 8 (3.56%) SSL
4 7 (3.11%) LTE
5 5 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.78%) PuTTY
7 3 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.89%) SAN
9 1 (0.44%) Firewall
9 1 (0.44%) HTTP
9 1 (0.44%) SMTP
9 1 (0.44%) SS7
9 1 (0.44%) X.400
9 1 (0.44%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.67%) MySQL
4 5 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.33%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.89%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.89%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.89%) SQLite
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (17.33%) Ant
2 33 (14.67%) Selenium
2 33 (14.67%) SoapUI
3 31 (13.78%) Subversion
4 27 (12.00%) JIRA
5 26 (11.56%) Cucumber
5 26 (11.56%) Maven
6 25 (11.11%) GoogleTest
6 25 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 25 (11.11%) NUnit
7 23 (10.22%) JUnit
8 22 (9.78%) ClearCase
8 22 (9.78%) CppUnit
9 21 (9.33%) WebDriver
10 19 (8.44%) JMeter
11 17 (7.56%) Gradle
11 17 (7.56%) Hudson
12 16 (7.11%) jMock
13 14 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (5.33%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (14.67%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Back Office
3 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.67%) Front Office
4 6 (2.67%) Military
5 5 (2.22%) Banking
5 5 (2.22%) Marketing
5 5 (2.22%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) Danish Language
7 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.89%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Avionics
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (31.56%) Developer
2 41 (18.22%) Analyst
3 33 (14.67%) Test Analyst
4 22 (9.78%) Test Manager
5 20 (8.89%) C Developer
5 20 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 17 (7.56%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.56%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.67%) Tester
8 14 (6.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (5.33%) Consultant
10 11 (4.89%) Architect
10 11 (4.89%) Developer in Test
10 11 (4.89%) QA Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.44%) Test Automation Developer
12 9 (4.00%) Test Leader
13 8 (3.56%) Integration Analyst
13 8 (3.56%) Integration Test Analyst
13 8 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.78%) Web Services
2 43 (19.11%) XML
3 36 (16.00%) SOAP
4 32 (14.22%) Spring
5 27 (12.00%) .NET
5 27 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 25 (11.11%) Ajax
7 24 (10.67%) REST
8 19 (8.44%) Java EE
8 19 (8.44%) JMS
9 17 (7.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 16 (7.11%) jQuery
11 15 (6.67%) ASP.NET
12 13 (5.78%) RESTful
13 10 (4.44%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.44%) Apache Camel
14 9 (4.00%) CSS
14 9 (4.00%) HTML
14 9 (4.00%) JPA
14 9 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) Derivative
2 20 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.00%) PKI
6 8 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.11%) Smart Meter
8 6 (2.67%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.67%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.22%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.78%) CMDB
10 4 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.89%) NHS
11 2 (0.89%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.44%) AS400
12 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.44%) Linux
2 48 (21.33%) Unix
3 26 (11.56%) Windows
4 13 (5.78%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.67%) System Integration Testing
2 62 (27.56%) Unit Testing
3 58 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (16.44%) Project Management
6 36 (16.00%) Regression Testing
7 33 (14.67%) Configuration Management
7 33 (14.67%) Software Engineering
7 33 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 30 (13.33%) UML
9 28 (12.44%) OO
10 27 (12.00%) Migration
11 25 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (10.67%) Functional Testing
12 24 (10.67%) Requirements Analysis
13 23 (10.22%) TDD
13 23 (10.22%) Use Case
14 21 (9.33%) BDD
14 21 (9.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.44%) Java
2 36 (16.00%) C
3 28 (12.44%) C#
3 28 (12.44%) SQL
4 26 (11.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.89%) Python
6 18 (8.00%) C++
7 16 (7.11%) Groovy
7 16 (7.11%) Perl
8 14 (6.22%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.56%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.11%) PHP
12 6 (2.67%) Apex Code
12 6 (2.67%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.22%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.33%) XPath
15 1 (0.44%) Ruby
15 1 (0.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 65 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 55 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 31 (13.78%) Degree
4 28 (12.44%) ISEB
5 27 (12.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (4.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (4.44%) HND
8 6 (2.67%) HNC
9 5 (2.22%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.89%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.11%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.89%) Docker
3 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (1.78%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.56%) Oracle
3 17 (7.56%) Atlassian
4 16 (7.11%) Rally
5 14 (6.22%) SAP
6 9 (4.00%) VMware
7 8 (3.56%) Nokia
7 8 (3.56%) Talend
8 7 (3.11%) HP
9 6 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.67%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.67%) Sophos
10 4 (1.78%) IBM
11 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.89%) Cisco
12 2 (0.89%) Concur
12 2 (0.89%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.89%) Progress
13 1 (0.44%) Ariba
13 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft