The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 117 157 167
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +10
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 26 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.80% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 23
Average daily rate £413 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £599 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £369 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +16.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+22.07% -6.66%
Integration Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2592 4109 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.05% 81.00% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2049 3217 3399
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 53
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.95 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Testing across the City of London region.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the City of London region.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing.

1 27 (42.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (34.38%) Banking
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) Finance
4 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (29.69%) System Integration Testing
5 16 (25.00%) QA
6 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
7 13 (20.31%) Investment Banking
8 12 (18.75%) System Testing
8 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 11 (17.19%) SWIFT
10 10 (15.63%) Oracle
10 10 (15.63%) Java
10 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
11 9 (14.06%) SDLC
12 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (12.50%) Degree
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
12 8 (12.50%) HTML
12 8 (12.50%) XML
12 8 (12.50%) Unix
13 7 (10.94%) Linux
13 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (10.94%) Web Services
13 7 (10.94%) CSS
13 7 (10.94%) Change Management
13 7 (10.94%) Front Office

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.38%) Node.js
2 3 (4.69%) MQSeries
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.56%) nginx
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
1 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.56%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.56%) Summit
1 1 (1.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
1 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (1.56%) 2G
3 1 (1.56%) 3G
3 1 (1.56%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.56%) SS7
3 1 (1.56%) TCAP
3 1 (1.56%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.56%) CloverETL
6 1 (1.56%) GIS
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) JUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) EasyMock
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Toad
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) gulp
5 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (34.38%) Banking
2 20 (31.25%) Finance
3 13 (20.31%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.94%) Front Office
5 3 (4.69%) Billing
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
6 2 (3.13%) Back Office
6 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Banking Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Systems Test Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Systems Tester
7 6 (9.38%) Test Leader
8 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Angular Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.69%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.69%) SWIFT Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) SWIFT Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) HTML
1 8 (12.50%) XML
2 7 (10.94%) CSS
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.25%) JMS
4 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.69%) HTML5
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) Middleware
4 3 (4.69%) Sass
4 3 (4.69%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) Spring
4 3 (4.69%) XSLT
5 2 (3.13%) Ajax
5 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) WCF
5 2 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) SWIFT
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Derivative
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.13%) Life Science
5 2 (3.13%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.13%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Equities
6 1 (1.56%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) PDA
6 1 (1.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Unix
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Debian
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) SUSE
4 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) System Integration Testing
3 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
4 12 (18.75%) System Testing
5 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.06%) SDLC
7 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 7 (10.94%) Change Management
8 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
8 7 (10.94%) TDD
9 6 (9.38%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.38%) Project Management
10 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Defect Management
10 5 (7.81%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.63%) Java
4 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.81%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) C++
8 2 (3.13%) Go
8 2 (3.13%) Groovy
8 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) C
9 1 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) VB
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
9 1 (1.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) ISEB
5 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
2 7 (10.94%) SEPA
3 3 (4.69%) Basel III
4 1 (1.56%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.56%) BEA
6 1 (1.56%) BI-SAM
6 1 (1.56%) Calypso
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Huawei
6 1 (1.56%) Murex
6 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.56%) Siebel
6 1 (1.56%) StatPro
6 1 (1.56%) webMethods
6 1 (1.56%) WorldPay