The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 40 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.63% 1.25% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.81% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£314 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 221 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.78% 69.06% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 165 122
Average daily rate £355 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 34
Average hourly rate £25.75 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.14% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (80.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) SOAP
4 7 (70.00%) Ruby
4 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (70.00%) SpecFlow
4 7 (70.00%) Data Transformation
5 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) ESRI
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (20.00%) ISEB
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
8 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle
8 1 (10.00%) JUnit
8 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
8 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (70.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Robotium
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (70.00%) Data Transformation
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle