The first table below looks at the demand for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 23 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 Southampton 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 38 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.31% 4.18% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 6.81% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
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£314 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.17% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £425 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £38.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.81% 61.41% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 115 84
Average daily rate £375 £355 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 40
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.90 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the Southampton region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Southampton region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 8 (66.67%) Ruby
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) SOAP
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) SpecFlow
3 7 (58.33%) Data Transformation
3 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) ESRI
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) BPEL

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Agresso
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
2 7 (58.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Robotium
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 7 (58.33%) Data Transformation
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Ruby
3 7 (58.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) ESRI
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP