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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 103 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 35 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 0.72% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.94% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 14
Median daily rate £450 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £265 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.97% -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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2189 2540 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.71% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1695 1733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 30 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol +8 20 £500 +33.33%
Gloucestershire +1 8 £450 +43.42% 3
Dorset - 3 £338 -
Somerset +23 2 £295 -15.35%
Wiltshire +14 1 £335 +16.52% 1
Devon +5 1 £350 +7.69%
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 18 (31.03%) SQL
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
3 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
4 12 (20.69%) Java
4 12 (20.69%) Validation
4 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
5 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.97%) Configuration Management
6 10 (17.24%) Linux
6 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 10 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (15.52%) User Experience
7 9 (15.52%) MVC
8 8 (13.79%) Scrum
8 8 (13.79%) Banking
8 8 (13.79%) SDLC
8 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
9 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.07%) System Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (12.07%) Programme Management
9 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.07%) Python
9 7 (12.07%) C

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (10.34%) Mule
2 4 (6.90%) Mule ESB
3 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Demantra
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (10.34%) Google Play
1 6 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (5.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) RS-422
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) RS-232
3 2 (3.45%) RTP
3 2 (3.45%) SNMP
3 2 (3.45%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) VLAN
3 2 (3.45%) VoIP
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.34%) SQLite
3 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.34%) Maven
2 6 (10.34%) Mechanoid
2 6 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (10.34%) Robolectric
2 6 (10.34%) Robotium
3 4 (6.90%) Selenium
4 3 (5.17%) Capybara
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.17%) git-flow
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) RSpec
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) GDB
5 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.34%) Electronics
4 6 (10.34%) Marketing
4 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Avionics
6 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Test Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) VBA Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Access Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Access VBA Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Android Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Excel Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Excel VBA Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Integration Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Senior Android Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Test Leader
5 4 (6.90%) iOS Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior iOS Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) ActionBarSherlock
1 6 (10.34%) Apache Camel
1 6 (10.34%) CSS
1 6 (10.34%) Hibernate
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
1 6 (10.34%) JPA
1 6 (10.34%) JSON
1 6 (10.34%) Spring
1 6 (10.34%) Spring MVC
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
1 6 (10.34%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) Spring Integration
4 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.17%) Dropwizard
4 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (5.17%) Sass
4 3 (5.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) User Experience
2 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Android
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.90%) Windows
4 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.17%) Unix
5 2 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
3 12 (20.69%) Validation
4 11 (18.97%) Configuration Management
5 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 10 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (15.52%) MVC
7 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 8 (13.79%) SDLC
8 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Programme Management
8 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.07%) System Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (10.34%) Functional Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) C
3 7 (12.07%) Python
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) VBA
5 4 (6.90%) Ada
5 4 (6.90%) Apple Swift
5 4 (6.90%) C#
5 4 (6.90%) Objective-C
5 4 (6.90%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) Scala
6 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Google
2 6 (10.34%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) Serena
5 1 (1.72%) Informatica
5 1 (1.72%) Teradata
5 1 (1.72%) Unisys