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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Tester
Rank 613 591 575
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Tester 13 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.041% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.043% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 12
Average daily rate £325 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £460 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -1.81%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 8 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 13 £325 -16.12% 2
South East +21 8 £331 +44.02%
Surrey -1 8 £331 +25.00%
West Midlands - 4 £300 - 1
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Leatherhead - 2 £381 -
London -3 1 £288 -36.11%
Epsom - 1 £375 -

Integration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (51.52%) Integration Testing
1 17 (51.52%) System Integration Testing
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) Selenium
5 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) C#
6 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) .NET
7 6 (18.18%) XML Messaging
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) FTP
8 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
9 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.12%) SOAP
9 4 (12.12%) Web Services
9 4 (12.12%) Python
9 4 (12.12%) Unix
9 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
9 4 (12.12%) HTML
9 4 (12.12%) Java
9 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (9.09%) ISEB
10 3 (9.09%) C++

Integration Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) FTP
2 2 (6.06%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (3.03%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) LoadUI
6 1 (3.03%) Appium
6 1 (3.03%) Calabash
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) Hudson
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.03%) TestNG
6 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) XML Messaging
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) SOAP
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) JSON
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware
5 2 (6.06%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Integration Testing
1 17 (51.52%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) TTCN
6 1 (3.03%) AWK
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) sed
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Informatica
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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