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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Tester
Rank 579 562 552
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Tester 13 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.016% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.017% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £302 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £485 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 - £374
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) UNIX
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Selenium
7 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
7 4 (19.05%) ISEB
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) JSP
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (14.29%) SOA

Integration Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
3 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) DVB
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) JSP
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) XSD
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) MPEG
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
1 1 (4.76%) IPTV
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
1 1 (4.76%) Video on Demand
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Test Management
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) System Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Tcl
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (14.29%) Nessus
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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