The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Taunton 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 34 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.53% 1.30% 8.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.44% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £316 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 82.14% 53.25% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 14 21
Average daily rate £350 £320 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Integration Testing
Somerset

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 24 April 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Market Research
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Summit
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy