The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Integration Testing
South West / Dorset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 27
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.51% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.40 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.27% +8.29%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 105 197 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 80.77% 77.87% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 141 84
Median daily rate £375 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Dorset

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Dorset

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) OLTP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Informatica
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Pentaho
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (50.00%) Lucene
3 3 (50.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (50.00%) Metadata Management
3 3 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) OLAP
1 3 (50.00%) OLTP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (50.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ERwin
1 2 (33.33%) MagicDraw
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Lucene
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) API Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Metadata Management
3 3 (50.00%) Microservices
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Reference Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SPARQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle