The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 118 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 26 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.83% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 10
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£350 £538 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £328 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £700 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+34.02% -40.85%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2460 1562 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.39% 69.70% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1680 1028 1080
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 105 127
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the South West region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the South West region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Somerset +3 10 £338 -3.57% 1
Bristol -14 8 £400 - 4
Wiltshire -16 4 £300 -57.14% 2
Gloucestershire -14 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 £450 -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.27%) ISEB
4 14 (25.45%) User Stories
5 13 (23.64%) BDD
5 13 (23.64%) DO-178B
5 13 (23.64%) SpecFlow
6 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
7 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 11 (20.00%) Scrum
7 11 (20.00%) C#
7 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.18%) Test Management
8 10 (18.18%) Java
8 10 (18.18%) Linux
8 10 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 9 (16.36%) C
9 9 (16.36%) Avionics
10 8 (14.55%) Gherkin
10 8 (14.55%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.73%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (7.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Maximo
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.82%) Cordys
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) SpecFlow
2 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.55%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
5 5 (9.09%) Selenium
5 5 (9.09%) JIRA
5 5 (9.09%) JUnit
5 5 (9.09%) Hudson
6 4 (7.27%) Maven
7 3 (5.45%) NUnit
7 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (16.36%) Avionics
2 5 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Analyst
1 21 (38.18%) Test Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.64%) Test Programme Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Programme Test Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Gherkin
2 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) Web Services
3 6 (10.91%) XML
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) JDBC
4 5 (9.09%) SOAP
4 5 (9.09%) HTML5
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (7.27%) Apache CXF
5 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.27%) JSP
5 4 (7.27%) J2EE
5 4 (7.27%) Middleware
5 4 (7.27%) Spring
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) CSS
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) CAN bus
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) DTV
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) UNIX
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (25.45%) User Stories
4 13 (23.64%) BDD
5 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Scrum
6 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 10 (18.18%) Test Management
7 10 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
9 7 (12.73%) System Testing
10 6 (10.91%) SOA
10 6 (10.91%) Validation
11 5 (9.09%) TDD
11 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) C#
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 9 (16.36%) C
5 4 (7.27%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) XPath
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) XQuery
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
1 15 (27.27%) ISEB
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) DO-178B
2 5 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.64%) Wind River
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Serena
5 1 (1.82%) Murex
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago