The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 0.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £70.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +101.43%
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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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
131 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.37% 73.21% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 25 10
Average daily rate £420 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ABAP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy