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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
England / South West
Rank 96 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 38 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 1.21% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.47% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 24
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £347 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.38 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +11.25%

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
2074 2373 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.08% 82.11% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1664 1550
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 104
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +5 14 £415 +14.48% 6
Bristol -2 9 £363 +3.57% 4
Wiltshire - 8 £425 - 3
Dorset - 5 £363 - 1
Somerset -3 1 - -
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 20 (32.26%) Scrum
4 19 (30.65%) Software Engineering
5 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
5 18 (29.03%) Cucumber
5 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
6 17 (27.42%) Linux
7 15 (24.19%) Manual Testing
8 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
8 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (22.58%) SQL
8 14 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (20.97%) SDLC
9 13 (20.97%) Windows
9 13 (20.97%) Finance
9 13 (20.97%) Validation
9 13 (20.97%) Performance Testing
9 13 (20.97%) System Testing
9 13 (20.97%) DV Cleared
10 12 (19.35%) Java
10 12 (19.35%) Python
10 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 12 (19.35%) Oracle
10 12 (19.35%) DevOps
10 12 (19.35%) Automation Testing
11 11 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (17.74%) XML
11 11 (17.74%) C
11 11 (17.74%) MVC

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 7 (11.29%) Mule
1 7 (11.29%) Mule ESB
2 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) Google Play
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
1 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) DHCP
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) RS-232
3 1 (1.61%) RS-422
3 1 (1.61%) RTP
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) SNMP
3 1 (1.61%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.61%) VLAN
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.23%) SQLite
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) OLAP
5 1 (1.61%) OLTP
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Cucumber
2 11 (17.74%) Selenium
3 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) Maven
5 4 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
6 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.23%) Capybara
7 2 (3.23%) git-flow
7 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.23%) Mechanoid
7 2 (3.23%) Mocha
7 2 (3.23%) Robolectric
7 2 (3.23%) Robotium
7 2 (3.23%) RSpec
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.90%) Electronics
3 8 (12.90%) Marketing
3 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.06%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) International Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Test Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Tester
8 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Integration Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Android Developer
11 2 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (3.23%) QA Tester
11 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) XML
2 10 (16.13%) JSON
3 9 (14.52%) .NET
4 8 (12.90%) CSS
4 8 (12.90%) HTML
4 8 (12.90%) Spring
5 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.29%) Apache Camel
5 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
5 7 (11.29%) JPA
5 7 (11.29%) Spring Integration
5 7 (11.29%) Spring MVC
6 5 (8.06%) Gherkin
6 5 (8.06%) HTML5
6 5 (8.06%) REST
6 5 (8.06%) SOAP
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.45%) Web Services
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.84%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 2 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Scrum
3 19 (30.65%) Software Engineering
4 18 (29.03%) Software Testing
5 15 (24.19%) Manual Testing
6 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
6 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
7 13 (20.97%) Performance Testing
7 13 (20.97%) SDLC
7 13 (20.97%) System Testing
7 13 (20.97%) Validation
8 12 (19.35%) Automation Testing
8 12 (19.35%) DevOps
9 11 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (17.74%) MVC
9 11 (17.74%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (17.74%) V-Model
10 10 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) Python
3 11 (17.74%) C
4 10 (16.13%) Perl
5 8 (12.90%) C#
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.84%) Scala
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) Ada
9 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.97%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) CCNP
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.61%) MISRA
2 1 (1.61%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco
3 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) F5
4 2 (3.23%) Google
4 2 (3.23%) Guidewire
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.61%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Unisys
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