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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 165 184 173
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 84 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.55% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.76% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 30
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£375 £377 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -5.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £520 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £70.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +101.43%
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
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -5 35 £400 -1.23%
Buckinghamshire +13 18 £250 -51.69% 1
Berkshire +12 11 £413 -28.26% 3
Surrey -2 6 £425 +70.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £334 - 5
West Sussex -3 2 £400 +18.51% 2
Kent - 2 £290 - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (27.70%) Security Cleared
2 36 (24.32%) Test Scripting
3 35 (23.65%) Java
4 33 (22.30%) SQL
5 29 (19.59%) XML
6 28 (18.92%) Scrum
7 26 (17.57%) Oracle
8 25 (16.89%) UNIX
8 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
8 25 (16.89%) Finance
9 23 (15.54%) Windows
9 23 (15.54%) MVC
9 23 (15.54%) DV Cleared
10 22 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (14.86%) Subversion
10 22 (14.86%) OO
11 20 (13.51%) Project Management
11 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (12.84%) .NET
12 19 (12.84%) HTML
13 18 (12.16%) VBScript
13 18 (12.16%) JIRA
13 18 (12.16%) VMware
13 18 (12.16%) PowerShell
14 17 (11.49%) Unit Testing
14 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
14 17 (11.49%) Spring MVC
14 17 (11.49%) Spring
14 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
14 17 (11.49%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (10.81%) Confluence
2 14 (9.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.68%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) SAP IS-U
1 7 (4.73%) SAP MRS
2 2 (1.35%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.35%) Staffware
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.68%) Summit
3 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.70%) PaaS
2 3 (2.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.11%) X.400
1 12 (8.11%) X.500
1 12 (8.11%) Firewall
2 10 (6.76%) SMTP
3 6 (4.05%) FTP
3 6 (4.05%) Internet
3 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.38%) SAN
4 5 (3.38%) HTTP
5 3 (2.03%) UMTS
6 2 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.35%) LTE
7 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.68%) 4G
7 1 (0.68%) DNS
7 1 (0.68%) IPv6
7 1 (0.68%) 3G
7 1 (0.68%) MPLS
7 1 (0.68%) DVB
7 1 (0.68%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) MySQL
2 6 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.38%) EDRMS
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.35%) DB2
5 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.35%) Ingres
5 2 (1.35%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Subversion
2 18 (12.16%) JIRA
3 16 (10.81%) JUnit
4 11 (7.43%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.43%) SoapUI
5 9 (6.08%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.05%) CppUnit
6 6 (4.05%) Ant
6 6 (4.05%) GoogleTest
6 6 (4.05%) NUnit
6 6 (4.05%) ClearCase
7 5 (3.38%) Rational Rose
7 5 (3.38%) Selenium
8 4 (2.70%) MSTest
9 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.03%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (2.03%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.35%) JMeter
10 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
General
1 25 (16.89%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Military
3 8 (5.41%) Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.03%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.35%) Publishing
6 2 (1.35%) Billing
6 2 (1.35%) Electronics
6 2 (1.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (29.05%) Analyst
2 34 (22.97%) Developer
3 24 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 14 (9.46%) Consultant
4 14 (9.46%) Hybris Developer
5 11 (7.43%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.08%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) Design Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (4.73%) Tester
9 7 (4.73%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.05%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Integration Test Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Integration Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.59%) XML
2 19 (12.84%) HTML
2 19 (12.84%) .NET
3 17 (11.49%) Spring
3 17 (11.49%) Spring MVC
3 17 (11.49%) Web Services
4 15 (10.14%) Ajax
5 14 (9.46%) jQuery
5 14 (9.46%) CSS
5 14 (9.46%) JSP
5 14 (9.46%) XSD
6 13 (8.78%) J2EE
7 10 (6.76%) SOAP
8 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.05%) Motif
9 5 (3.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (2.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Derivative
2 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.03%) PKI
5 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.35%) Statistics
5 2 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.35%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) AS400
6 1 (0.68%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) iSeries
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.89%) UNIX
2 23 (15.54%) Windows
3 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.73%) Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.32%) Test Scripting
2 28 (18.92%) Scrum
3 23 (15.54%) MVC
4 22 (14.86%) OO
4 22 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.51%) Project Management
6 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
6 17 (11.49%) Unit Testing
6 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
7 16 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 15 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.46%) B2C
9 14 (9.46%) Test Management
10 13 (8.78%) Validation
11 12 (8.11%) Regression Testing
11 12 (8.11%) Test Strategy
12 10 (6.76%) Migration
13 9 (6.08%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.65%) Java
2 33 (22.30%) SQL
3 18 (12.16%) VBScript
3 18 (12.16%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.08%) Ruby
4 9 (6.08%) C#
5 8 (5.41%) ABAP
6 7 (4.73%) C
7 3 (2.03%) C++
8 2 (1.35%) PHP
8 2 (1.35%) VBA
8 2 (1.35%) VC++
8 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) X++
9 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (27.70%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.54%) DV Cleared
3 16 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.43%) ISTQB
4 11 (7.43%) ISEB
5 7 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.38%) Degree
7 2 (1.35%) 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 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.11%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (6.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.05%) vSphere
5 5 (3.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.35%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (17.57%) Oracle
2 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.16%) VMware
4 14 (9.46%) SAP
4 14 (9.46%) hybris
5 11 (7.43%) HP
6 10 (6.76%) Clearswift
7 7 (4.73%) ESRI
7 7 (4.73%) Cisco
8 4 (2.70%) Remedy
9 2 (1.35%) McAfee
9 2 (1.35%) Capita
9 2 (1.35%) IBM
9 2 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.35%) Pega
10 1 (0.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.68%) Verint
10 1 (0.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.68%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.68%) Agilent
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