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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 147 167 167
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 28 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.80% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 28
Median daily rate £450 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £349 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.37% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +1.25%
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
3023 4364 4657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.25% 82.32% 80.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 3447 3451
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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 30 August 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) Finance
3 21 (36.84%) SQL
4 19 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Retail
5 11 (19.30%) Java
6 9 (15.79%) SOA
7 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
8 7 (12.28%) QA
8 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
8 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
8 7 (12.28%) IBM
8 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.28%) Banking
8 7 (12.28%) Spring
8 7 (12.28%) Front Office
8 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.53%) TDD
9 6 (10.53%) ISEB
9 6 (10.53%) CRM
9 6 (10.53%) SAP
9 6 (10.53%) DevOps

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (8.77%) Mule
1 5 (8.77%) Mule ESB
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) nginx
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.75%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Google Play
1 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) MPLS
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.77%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) MS Access
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) SQLite
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.75%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.51%) Toad
4 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.75%) Appium
5 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Mechanoid
5 1 (1.75%) Mockito
5 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.75%) Robotium
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Retail
3 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Front Office
4 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Analyst
3 15 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Programme Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Programme Test Manager
7 4 (7.02%) QA Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Test Programme Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Tester
8 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Head of QA
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Spring
2 6 (10.53%) REST
3 5 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (8.77%) Spring Integration
4 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 4 (7.02%) WCF
4 4 (7.02%) Web Services
4 4 (7.02%) WPF
4 4 (7.02%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.26%) CSS
5 3 (5.26%) HTML
5 3 (5.26%) Sass
6 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.51%) CSS3
6 2 (3.51%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.51%) LESS
6 2 (3.51%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Fixed Income
2 5 (8.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.02%) Biometrics
3 4 (7.02%) Derivative
4 3 (5.26%) Equities
4 3 (5.26%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.75%) DTCC
6 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.75%) Swaptions
6 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Debian
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (15.79%) SOA
4 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
4 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
5 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
5 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.53%) CRM
6 6 (10.53%) DevOps
6 6 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Open Source
6 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 6 (10.53%) TDD
6 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Automation Testing
8 4 (7.02%) MVVM
8 4 (7.02%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) C++
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
4 2 (3.51%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) Groovy
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) ISEB
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) MiFID
3 1 (1.75%) Basel III
3 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) IBM
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) hybris
5 2 (3.51%) Apple
5 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.51%) Cognos
5 2 (3.51%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO