The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
England / South West
Rank 86 96 111
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 54 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.08% 1.45% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.82% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 15
Median daily rate £435 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +1.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.13 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.40 £43.08
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2117 2314 2462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.49% 79.99% 78.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1598
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the South West

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in the South West

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the South West

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Integration Testing in the South West

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Gloucestershire +4 14 £375 - 12
Bristol -7 11 £475 +31.03% 1
Wiltshire +10 10 £425 - 5
Dorset - 6 £510 -
Somerset +5 2 £445 +35.36% 1
Devon - 1 £630 - 3
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.00%) SQL
3 27 (33.75%) Java
4 26 (32.50%) Scrum
5 25 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (30.00%) Linux
7 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
8 22 (27.50%) XML
8 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
9 21 (26.25%) Finance
10 20 (25.00%) MVC
10 20 (25.00%) Windows
10 20 (25.00%) Oracle
10 20 (25.00%) Selenium
11 19 (23.75%) JSON
11 19 (23.75%) Cucumber
12 18 (22.50%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (22.50%) Manufacturing
13 17 (21.25%) .NET
13 17 (21.25%) Marketing
13 17 (21.25%) Spring
14 16 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 16 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (20.00%) SAP
14 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 16 (20.00%) Electronics
14 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
14 16 (20.00%) Programme Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (18.75%) Mule
1 15 (18.75%) Mule ESB
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.50%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.25%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (16.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) GitHub
4 2 (2.50%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) PuTTY
1 7 (8.75%) WinSCP
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 2 (2.50%) LDAP
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Skype
4 1 (1.25%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.75%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.75%) OLAP
6 3 (3.75%) OLTP
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (3.75%) Pentaho
6 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Selenium
2 19 (23.75%) Cucumber
3 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.75%) SoapUI
3 11 (13.75%) SpecFlow
3 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (8.75%) HP UFT
5 7 (8.75%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (8.75%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
6 6 (7.50%) Ant
6 6 (7.50%) JIRA
6 6 (7.50%) Toad
7 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.25%) Maven
7 5 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (6.25%) TestNG
7 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Manufacturing
3 17 (21.25%) Marketing
4 16 (20.00%) Electronics
4 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.50%) Banking
6 3 (3.75%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.50%) Automotive
7 2 (2.50%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Tester
5 11 (13.75%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Angular Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Automation Tester
10 4 (5.00%) Integration Developer
11 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Consultant
11 3 (3.75%) QA Tester
12 2 (2.50%) C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) XML
2 19 (23.75%) JSON
3 17 (21.25%) .NET
3 17 (21.25%) Spring
4 15 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 15 (18.75%) Apache Camel
4 15 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 15 (18.75%) JPA
4 15 (18.75%) Spring Integration
4 15 (18.75%) Spring MVC
5 11 (13.75%) Backbone.js
5 11 (13.75%) CSS
5 11 (13.75%) HTML
6 10 (12.50%) Ember.js
6 10 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (11.25%) Web Services
8 6 (7.50%) REST
8 6 (7.50%) SOAP
9 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Reference Data
2 3 (3.75%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.25%) CMDB
4 1 (1.25%) Fintech
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Linux
2 20 (25.00%) Windows
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Scrum
3 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
5 20 (25.00%) MVC
6 18 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (22.50%) System Integration Testing
7 16 (20.00%) DevOps
7 16 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 15 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
8 15 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 15 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 13 (16.25%) Automation Testing
9 13 (16.25%) BDD
9 13 (16.25%) Manual Testing
10 12 (15.00%) SDLC
11 11 (13.75%) System Testing
11 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) SQL
2 27 (33.75%) Java
3 11 (13.75%) C
4 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.50%) Python
5 9 (11.25%) C#
6 8 (10.00%) Perl
7 7 (8.75%) F#
8 5 (6.25%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.75%) Ada
9 3 (3.75%) Ada 95
9 3 (3.75%) Scala
10 2 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) Ruby
10 2 (2.50%) SPARQL
10 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.50%) VB
10 2 (2.50%) VBScript
11 1 (1.25%) COBOL
11 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.75%) ISEB
5 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.50%) CCNP
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.50%) Degree
8 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.50%) Def Stans
3 2 (2.50%) MISRA
3 2 (2.50%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.25%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) vSphere
2 5 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) vRealize
2 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle
2 16 (20.00%) SAP
3 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.25%) HP
4 9 (11.25%) VMware
5 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.00%) IBM
7 3 (3.75%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (3.75%) Informatica
8 2 (2.50%) ATG
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco
8 2 (2.50%) F5
8 2 (2.50%) Guidewire
8 2 (2.50%) hybris
9 1 (1.25%) Apple
9 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.25%) Freescale
9 1 (1.25%) Remedy
9 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.25%) Wind River
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