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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 158 173 167
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 100 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.08% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%
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
7214 6642 5966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.15% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3656 3114
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 256 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +7 33 £350 +5.26% 8
Berkshire +28 25 £290 -31.76% 2
Surrey +4 19 £445 +4.70% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £330 +10.00% 1
West Sussex -7 6 £450 - 5
Oxfordshire -20 5 £425 +28.78% 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 7
Middlesex -1 1 £375 -22.52%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (35.15%) System Integration Testing
2 65 (32.18%) Security Cleared
3 50 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (23.76%) Test Scripting
5 46 (22.77%) SQL
6 44 (21.78%) SC Cleared
7 43 (21.29%) Microsoft
8 39 (19.31%) Finance
9 38 (18.81%) UNIX
10 36 (17.82%) Subversion
11 35 (17.33%) OO
11 35 (17.33%) Java
12 33 (16.34%) Linux
12 33 (16.34%) Software Engineering
12 33 (16.34%) Configuration Management
13 32 (15.84%) C
13 32 (15.84%) Oracle
14 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (14.85%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (14.36%) HP Quality Center
16 29 (14.36%) NUnit
17 27 (13.37%) C++
17 27 (13.37%) XML
17 27 (13.37%) OOD
17 27 (13.37%) GoogleTest
18 26 (12.87%) ISEB
18 26 (12.87%) ClearCase
18 26 (12.87%) Ant
18 26 (12.87%) Project Management
19 25 (12.38%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.96%) JBoss
4 6 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.48%) Confluence
5 5 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.49%) Jetty
7 2 (0.99%) Apache
7 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.99%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.50%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.50%) WordPress
8 1 (0.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.98%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.98%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) SaaS
2 4 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.49%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.46%) Internet
2 8 (3.96%) Firewall
3 7 (3.47%) X.400
3 7 (3.47%) X.500
4 6 (2.97%) HTTP
5 5 (2.48%) SMTP
5 5 (2.48%) Intranet
6 2 (0.99%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.99%) LDAP
6 2 (0.99%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.99%) VoIP
7 1 (0.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) LAN
7 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.50%) DNS
7 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.45%) MySQL
3 7 (3.47%) DB2
4 5 (2.48%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.50%) Ingres
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (17.82%) Subversion
2 29 (14.36%) NUnit
3 27 (13.37%) GoogleTest
4 26 (12.87%) Ant
4 26 (12.87%) ClearCase
5 25 (12.38%) JIRA
6 23 (11.39%) CppUnit
7 19 (9.41%) Selenium
8 14 (6.93%) Rational Rose
9 13 (6.44%) HP UFT
10 12 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (5.45%) Git (software)
11 11 (5.45%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.96%) Jenkins
13 7 (3.47%) LoadRunner
14 3 (1.49%) Maven
14 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.49%) TestComplete
15 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
General
1 39 (19.31%) Finance
2 19 (9.41%) Banking
2 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.44%) Retail
4 8 (3.96%) Military
5 6 (2.97%) Publishing
6 3 (1.49%) German Language
6 3 (1.49%) Billing
6 3 (1.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.99%) Electronics
7 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (25.25%) Analyst
2 47 (23.27%) Test Analyst
3 42 (20.79%) Developer
4 23 (11.39%) Test Leader
5 19 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 19 (9.41%) Test Manager
6 16 (7.92%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.95%) Tester
7 10 (4.95%) Test Engineer
8 7 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.47%) Consultant
8 7 (3.47%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (3.47%) C Developer
9 6 (2.97%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (2.48%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (2.48%) Integration Test Analyst
10 5 (2.48%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (2.48%) Integration Analyst
10 5 (2.48%) Architect
10 5 (2.48%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.37%) XML
2 23 (11.39%) .NET
3 22 (10.89%) HTML
4 18 (8.91%) Spring
5 15 (7.43%) CSS
5 15 (7.43%) Web Services
6 10 (4.95%) SOAP
6 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET
6 10 (4.95%) Motif
7 8 (3.96%) J2EE
8 7 (3.47%) jQuery
9 6 (2.97%) JSON
9 6 (2.97%) Struts
9 6 (2.97%) CSS3
9 6 (2.97%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.48%) HTML5
10 5 (2.48%) Java EE
10 5 (2.48%) JDBC
10 5 (2.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.39%) Derivative
3 10 (4.95%) Smart Meter
4 7 (3.47%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (2.97%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.98%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.49%) PKI
8 3 (1.49%) AS400
8 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.49%) iSeries
8 3 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.99%) SecurID
9 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.99%) DTV
9 2 (0.99%) CMDB
9 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.81%) UNIX
2 33 (16.34%) Linux
3 25 (12.38%) Windows
4 14 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.98%) Android
5 4 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.49%) Solaris
7 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.15%) System Integration Testing
2 50 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (23.76%) Test Scripting
4 35 (17.33%) OO
5 33 (16.34%) Configuration Management
5 33 (16.34%) Software Engineering
6 30 (14.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (13.37%) OOD
8 26 (12.87%) Project Management
9 24 (11.88%) UML
9 24 (11.88%) Multithreading
10 23 (11.39%) Memory Management
11 22 (10.89%) Test Strategy
12 21 (10.40%) Use Case
13 20 (9.90%) Scrum
14 18 (8.91%) System Testing
15 16 (7.92%) Test Management
15 16 (7.92%) Service Management
15 16 (7.92%) Unit Testing
16 15 (7.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.77%) SQL
2 35 (17.33%) Java
3 32 (15.84%) C
4 27 (13.37%) C++
5 18 (8.91%) Python
6 17 (8.42%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.93%) C#
8 9 (4.46%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.98%) VBScript
10 3 (1.49%) VB
10 3 (1.49%) XQuery
10 3 (1.49%) Ruby
10 3 (1.49%) XPath
11 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.99%) Perl
11 2 (0.99%) ABAP
12 1 (0.50%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.50%) PHP
12 1 (0.50%) VB6
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (32.18%) Security Cleared
2 44 (21.78%) SC Cleared
3 26 (12.87%) ISEB
4 24 (11.88%) ISTQB
5 17 (8.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (6.93%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.47%) Degree
8 5 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.95%) Active Directory
1 10 (4.95%) VMware ESX
2 9 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.47%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.50%) XenApp
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (14.36%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.96%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.99%) Control-M
4 2 (0.99%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Netcool
5 1 (0.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 43 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 32 (15.84%) Oracle
3 22 (10.89%) SAP
4 18 (8.91%) HP
5 12 (5.94%) VMware
6 8 (3.96%) Remedy
6 8 (3.96%) McAfee
7 7 (3.47%) Clearswift
7 7 (3.47%) IBM
8 4 (1.98%) Progress
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix
9 3 (1.49%) BMC
9 3 (1.49%) Epicor
9 3 (1.49%) Endeca
9 3 (1.49%) Google
9 3 (1.49%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.49%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.99%) Capita
10 2 (0.99%) Kenexa
10 2 (0.99%) ForgeRock
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