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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 108 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 25 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.91% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
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£350 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £349 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.19% -9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
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
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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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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 +1 11 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire -1 10 £325 - 2
Wiltshire +4 3 £525 +52.17% 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (21.67%) C
4 13 (21.67%) SAP
5 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 12 (20.00%) HTML
5 12 (20.00%) DO-178B
6 11 (18.33%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (18.33%) Aerospace
6 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
6 11 (18.33%) Serena
7 10 (16.67%) Finance
7 10 (16.67%) MVC
7 10 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 10 (16.67%) Web Services
7 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.67%) JPA
8 9 (15.00%) Spring MVC
8 9 (15.00%) BDD
8 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (15.00%) Spring
9 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.33%) Mule
9 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (11.67%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (13.33%) Mule
2 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.33%) Maximo
2 2 (3.33%) SAP EWM
3 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.67%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) WLAN
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (11.67%) Maven
3 4 (6.67%) JUnit
3 4 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.00%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) TestNG
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.67%) Mockito
6 1 (1.67%) JBehave
6 1 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.67%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.67%) JMeter
General
1 11 (18.33%) Aerospace
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.67%) Marketing
4 7 (11.67%) Electronics
4 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
5 6 (10.00%) Avionics
6 5 (8.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Software Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Applications Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Development Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Tester
9 3 (5.00%) Development Manager
9 3 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Java Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
3 10 (16.67%) JPA
4 9 (15.00%) Spring MVC
4 9 (15.00%) Spring
5 6 (10.00%) CSS
6 5 (8.33%) Apache Camel
6 5 (8.33%) XML
7 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.67%) jQuery
7 4 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (6.67%) HTML5
8 3 (5.00%) REST
8 3 (5.00%) SOAP
8 3 (5.00%) JSON
9 2 (3.33%) CSS3
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.67%) RESTful
10 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) DTV
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
2 4 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) bada
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.67%) MVC
3 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (15.00%) BDD
5 8 (13.33%) TDD
5 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.67%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.67%) Scrum
6 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.00%) Change Control
7 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.00%) System Testing
7 6 (10.00%) User Stories
8 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.67%) UML
8 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) C
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) Ruby
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) Ada
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (6.67%) ISEB
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) SAP
2 11 (18.33%) Serena
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Wind River
5 2 (3.33%) Murex
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Symbian
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
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