The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Integration Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Tester
Rank 626 619 598
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Tester 20 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.034% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.036% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 13
Median daily rate £300 £343 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Integration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Integration Tester in the job title.

Integration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Integration Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Integration Tester within the UK.

Integration Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Integration Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Integration Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Integration Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Tester
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -2 17 £314 -8.39% 1
London +1 13 £300 -19.19%
Scotland -15 3 £261 -
Surrey -4 2 £400 -
South East -8 2 £400 +10.34%
Edinburgh -10 2 £260 -
City of London +36 1 - -
Hertfordshire +15 1 £450 +28.57%
East of England +11 1 £450 +28.57%
Leatherhead 0 1 £400 -
North West -9 1 £500 +67.19%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 -
Staines - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Osterley - 1 £300 -
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 £388 -

Integration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Integration Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Integration Tester in the job title.

1 17 (48.57%) Integration Testing
2 14 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) SOAP
4 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
6 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 9 (25.71%) JIRA
8 8 (22.86%) Selenium
8 8 (22.86%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) Unix
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle
9 7 (20.00%) XML
9 7 (20.00%) HP
9 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (17.14%) STB
10 6 (17.14%) Java
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.29%) ISEB
11 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
11 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 4 (11.43%) Banking
12 4 (11.43%) Scrum

Integration Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (8.57%) Confluence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DVB
2 1 (2.86%) CDMA
2 1 (2.86%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.86%) GSM
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) LTE
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.86%) RNC
2 1 (2.86%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (2.86%) SS7
2 1 (2.86%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 9 (25.71%) JIRA
3 8 (22.86%) Selenium
4 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Arabic Language
5 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) SOAP
2 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 2 (5.71%) XML Messaging
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.86%) Java EE
7 1 (2.86%) JMS
7 1 (2.86%) XSD
7 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) STB
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) DTV
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.86%) IPTV
4 1 (2.86%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Solaris
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Integration Testing
2 14 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.43%) API Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.71%) BDD
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.71%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) Groovy
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) VBScript
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) COBOL
5 1 (2.86%) Fortran
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
1 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCITP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Dialogic
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) VMware