Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 6 months to 18 November 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 106 121
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 -10
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 37 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.05% 1.82% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.27% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 38
Hampshire median daily rate £370 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -2.34% -14.67%
10th Percentile £293 £260 £264
90th Percentile £470 £456 £397
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £61.69 £57.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.29% +21.05% +11.76%
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £23.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -17.01% -51.05% +52.00%

Integration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2819 3130 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.04% 80.42% 83.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 2016 2269
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 165 194
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.87 £56.75 £48.11
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Hampshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Hampshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Hampshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Hampshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook -8 7 £470 +49.80%
Basingstoke -17 7 £293 -16.43%
Fareham +2 3 £513 -2.38%
Andover +19 2 £348 -0.71%
Winchester +10 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £353 -
Southampton +6 1 £425 +41.67%
Portsmouth 0 1 - -
Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 11 (29.73%) Linux
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (24.32%) F5
7 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
9 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
9 6 (16.22%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (16.22%) DNS
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Service Management
10 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.51%) MPLS
10 5 (13.51%) MSI

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) MPLS
3 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.81%) BGP
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (10.81%) IPsec
4 4 (10.81%) LTE
4 4 (10.81%) OSPF
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) PuTTY
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) SNMP
5 2 (5.41%) WinSCP
6 1 (2.70%) 4G
6 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) MVNO
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MS Access
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MSI
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Ant
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.41%) TestNG
3 2 (5.41%) Toad
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Gradle
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) CGI
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.92%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (13.51%) Fault Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) System Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (8.11%) High Availability
6 3 (8.11%) Release Management
6 3 (8.11%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) VBScript
4 2 (5.41%) F#
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) ISEB
5 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.70%) IIBA
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.41%) Netcool
2 2 (5.41%) OpenView
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) F5
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Lumension
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) EMC
6 3 (8.11%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) Brocade
7 2 (5.41%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.41%) IBM
7 2 (5.41%) Motorola
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) Remedy
7 2 (5.41%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) Borland