The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 123 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 20 11 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.47% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.67% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 21
Average daily rate £308 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2517 1651 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.68% 70.20% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1030 1522
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 61 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.30 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Integration Testing
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -14 5 £275 -21.42%
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 1
Bristol -14 2 - - 4
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) Test Management
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) C
5 7 (18.92%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
6 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.22%) Embedded C
6 6 (16.22%) ISEB
6 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
6 6 (16.22%) DO-178B
6 6 (16.22%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (16.22%) User Stories
7 5 (13.51%) REST
7 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.51%) SOAP
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
3 2 (5.41%) Lync
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Summit
2 3 (8.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.81%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.41%) MSTest
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.41%) MSI
5 2 (5.41%) NUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.70%) Moq
General
1 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Head of Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) SOAP
2 5 (13.51%) REST
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) Servlets
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) JSP
5 2 (5.41%) XSD
5 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 2 (5.41%) Ajax
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.41%) WPF
5 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 1 (2.70%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Test Management
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) User Stories
5 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Use Case
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) C
1 7 (18.92%) Java
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Embedded C
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) ISEB
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) DO-178B
2 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
2 4 (10.81%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) AppDNA
2 2 (5.41%) SCDPM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Capita
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.41%) hybris
4 1 (2.70%) Actuate
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Serena
4 1 (2.70%) Wind River
4 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
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