Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 19 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 44 57
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.99% 1.09% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.49% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 14
Somerset median daily rate £440 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +0.43% +3.26%
10th Percentile £435 £253 £318
90th Percentile £445 £364 £484
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% +3.66% +2.50%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 386 335 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.44% 73.14% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 182 351
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% -3.38% +9.85%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £513 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 54 67
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £37.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% -11.31% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.48 £16.60
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Somerset

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Somerset

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Somerset

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bath - 4 - -
Integration Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Ant

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ATG
1 1 (20.00%) hybris