The table below looks at the statistics for the Integration Tester role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Tester
Rank 615 600 575
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Tester 18 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.019% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
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£356 £343 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £408 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Integration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 18 £356 +4.01%
London +14 11 £410 +31.83%
West Midlands - 4 £300 -
Coventry - 4 £300 -
South East -26 2 £363 +9.84%
Surrey -1 1 - -
West Yorkshire -27 1 £350 -1.40%
Yorkshire -28 1 £350 -1.40%
East Sussex - 1 £363 -
Brighton - 1 £363 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 -

Integration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Integration Tester 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 Integration Tester in their job title.

1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Integration Testing
3 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
4 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
5 9 (29.03%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) SOAP
6 8 (25.81%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) SOA
7 7 (22.58%) Middleware
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
10 4 (12.90%) Selenium
10 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
10 4 (12.90%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (12.90%) ISEB
10 4 (12.90%) UNIX
10 4 (12.90%) Java
11 3 (9.68%) FTP
11 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.68%) HP
11 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
11 3 (9.68%) Degree
11 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing

Integration Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Integration Tester 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 Integration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) DTS
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Calabash
3 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Appium
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.23%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) SOAP
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) XML Messaging
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) JSP
5 1 (3.23%) XSD
5 1 (3.23%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) JMS
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Integration Testing
2 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.81%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (22.58%) SOA
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Test Management
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) User Stories
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) CA LISA
2 1 (3.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Green Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk