The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 29 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.00% 0.92% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.21% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £413 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £288 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £313 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 144 165 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 72.00% 75.69% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 315 939
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 41
Median hourly rate £13.40 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Southampton

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Southampton

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared