The table below looks at the statistics for the Test and Integration Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test and Integration Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 71 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£263 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
792 460 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 94.46% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 225 442
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 64
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -16.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Test and Integration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test and Integration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test and Integration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Test and Integration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test and Integration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Test and Integration Engineer in their job title 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 with Test and Integration Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Agilent
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) bada
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) GGSN
3 1 (33.33%) SGSN
3 1 (33.33%) Erlang
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAP
3 1 (33.33%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) SyncML

Test and Integration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Test and Integration Engineer in their job title 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 with Test and Integration Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 3GPP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) GGSN
3 1 (33.33%) SGSN
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WCDMA
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
1 1 (33.33%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) bada
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Erlang
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Agilent
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Symbian
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei