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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 111 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 27 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.65% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.92% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £520 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £38.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2141 1527 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.12% 70.76% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 989 1268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 122
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.64% -41.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Bristol - 13 £350 - 5
Wiltshire -10 4 £320 -37.25%
Gloucestershire -11 4 £200 -33.33% 1
Somerset -15 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.67%) Validation
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) C#
5 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 10 (22.22%) Java
6 10 (22.22%) Test Management
7 9 (20.00%) C
7 9 (20.00%) XML
7 9 (20.00%) JIRA
7 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (17.78%) .NET
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.78%) JUnit
8 8 (17.78%) Project Management
8 8 (17.78%) MVC
8 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
8 8 (17.78%) DO-178B
8 8 (17.78%) User Stories
9 7 (15.56%) HTML
9 7 (15.56%) CSS
9 7 (15.56%) JSP
9 7 (15.56%) XSD
9 7 (15.56%) UNIX
9 7 (15.56%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.33%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Lync
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Maximo
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) IPsec
2 2 (4.44%) Broadband
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) JIRA
1 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.78%) JUnit
3 6 (13.33%) Subversion
3 6 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 5 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.67%) NUnit
6 2 (4.44%) MSTest
6 2 (4.44%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.22%) Moq
7 1 (2.22%) Hudson
7 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Avionics
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Military
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Excel Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 8 (17.78%) .NET
3 7 (15.56%) HTML
3 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) JSP
3 7 (15.56%) XSD
3 7 (15.56%) Spring
3 7 (15.56%) jQuery
4 6 (13.33%) Ajax
4 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.67%) SOAP
6 3 (6.67%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) JDBC
7 2 (4.44%) WPF
7 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) DTV
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Scrum
2 12 (26.67%) Validation
3 10 (22.22%) Test Management
4 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.78%) User Stories
5 8 (17.78%) Project Management
5 8 (17.78%) MVC
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
6 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.56%) Data Validation
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Kanban
7 6 (13.33%) SEO
7 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) C
5 6 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 4 (8.89%) VBA
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) ABAP
8 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) ISEB
4 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.22%) HND
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) DO-178B
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) SCOM
1 2 (4.44%) SCDPM
1 2 (4.44%) SCOrch
1 2 (4.44%) SCSM
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) hybris
3 3 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Wind River
4 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.22%) Actuate
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Serena
5 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
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