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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.32% - 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% - 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £510 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £49.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.37% +22.22%  

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 86 188 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 90.53% 80.34% 84.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 116 107
Median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 19
Median hourly rate £10.98 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.85% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £14.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 5 £510 -
Integration Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (37.50%) Metadata Management
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) Information Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Reference Data
3 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
3 3 (37.50%) Lucene
3 3 (37.50%) Taxonomies
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) OLTP
3 3 (37.50%) Informatica

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 (37.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (37.50%) Data Lake
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP
1 3 (37.50%) OLTP
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) ERwin
2 2 (25.00%) MagicDraw
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) QA Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Lucene
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Reference Data
1 3 (37.50%) Taxonomies
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) API Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Information Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Metadata Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Reference Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SPARQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Informatica
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (12.50%) HP