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 3 months to 28 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 70 92
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 32 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.78% 2.21% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.77% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 18
Median daily rate £370 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £385 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £61.69 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.70 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.92% +9.02%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1473 1589 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.74% 79.85% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 1016 1152
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 80 89
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Basingstoke -7 8 £280 -
Hook -3 3 £326 +9.66%
Andover +10 2 £348 -0.71%
Southampton +2 2 £413 +37.50%
Winchester - 2 £388 -
Portsmouth -4 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £500 - 1
Fareham - 1 £250 -
Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 40 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 25 (34.72%) SC Cleared
2 25 (34.72%) System Integration Testing
3 24 (33.33%) Oracle
4 20 (27.78%) Windows
4 20 (27.78%) Linux
4 20 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 20 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (23.61%) HP
5 17 (23.61%) Firewall
6 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 14 (19.44%) F5
8 14 (19.44%) Scrum
8 14 (19.44%) CCNP
8 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (19.44%) Cisco
8 14 (19.44%) Java
9 13 (18.06%) VMware
9 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
10 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 12 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 12 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (16.67%) IPsec
10 12 (16.67%) MPLS
10 12 (16.67%) OSPF
10 12 (16.67%) BGP
10 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.28%) ISEB

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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) JBoss
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) Documentum
5 1 (1.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.39%) SAP GTS
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) Firewall
2 12 (16.67%) BGP
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (16.67%) IPsec
2 12 (16.67%) MPLS
2 12 (16.67%) OSPF
3 9 (12.50%) PuTTY
3 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.50%) WinSCP
4 4 (5.56%) LDAP
5 3 (4.17%) SNMP
6 2 (2.78%) DNS
6 2 (2.78%) MVNO
7 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.17%) DB2
6 3 (4.17%) MySQL
7 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.39%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) Selenium
3 9 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 9 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.33%) JIRA
6 5 (6.94%) Ant
6 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.94%) TestNG
7 4 (5.56%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.56%) MSI
7 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.56%) Toad
8 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.17%) Mockito
9 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.39%) Gradle
10 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Integration Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Network Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Network Integration Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Test Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Tester
7 5 (6.94%) Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Smart Metering Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) UAT Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Specialist
10 2 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) Web Services
3 6 (8.33%) XML
4 4 (5.56%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) REST
5 3 (4.17%) Ajax
5 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.17%) Java SE
5 3 (4.17%) JMS
5 3 (4.17%) JPA
5 3 (4.17%) JSF
5 3 (4.17%) JSP
5 3 (4.17%) Middleware
5 3 (4.17%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (4.17%) RESTful
5 3 (4.17%) Spring
5 3 (4.17%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.17%) Spring Integration
5 3 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Smart Meter
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) Unix
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) System Integration Testing
2 20 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 20 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 14 (19.44%) Scrum
6 12 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.28%) Regression Testing
7 11 (15.28%) System Testing
8 10 (13.89%) DevOps
9 9 (12.50%) BDD
9 9 (12.50%) Test Management
10 8 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.72%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (8.33%) Performance Testing
13 5 (6.94%) Migration
13 5 (6.94%) Scenario Testing
13 5 (6.94%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) Java
2 10 (13.89%) SQL
3 9 (12.50%) F#
4 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.72%) VBScript
5 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.78%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) ABAP
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 25 (34.72%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.44%) CCNP
3 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (15.28%) ISEB
5 9 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 7 (9.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
8 4 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (4.17%) Degree
10 1 (1.39%) CCNA
10 1 (1.39%) HNC
10 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) vSphere
3 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.39%) Docker
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) vRealize
2 6 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.17%) Netcool
3 3 (4.17%) OpenView
3 3 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Oracle
2 17 (23.61%) HP
3 14 (19.44%) Cisco
3 14 (19.44%) F5
4 13 (18.06%) VMware
5 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.56%) Ericsson
7 4 (5.56%) Lumension
7 4 (5.56%) McAfee
8 3 (4.17%) IBM
8 3 (4.17%) SAP
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
10 1 (1.39%) Arqiva
10 1 (1.39%) Borland
10 1 (1.39%) Motorola
10 1 (1.39%) Remedy
10 1 (1.39%) SEEBURGER