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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Tester
Rank 631 612 597
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Tester 20 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.023% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 14
Median daily rate £324 £310 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% -18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £371 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -13.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 19 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 24 May 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 0 17 £328 +5.80% 3
London -4 9 £328 -1.13% 1
Scotland -4 3 £261 -
South East - 3 £400 - 1
Edinburgh -7 2 £260 -
North West -10 2 £356 +19.12%
Hampshire - 2 £358 -
City of London +33 1 - -
Lancashire +6 1 £213 -28.94%
Glasgow +6 1 £388 -
Lytham St Annes -5 1 £213 -28.94%
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £400 -
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Gosport - 1 £425 -
Hook - 1 £290 -
East of England - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -

Integration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 20 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Integration Testing
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
5 10 (27.78%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) SOAP
6 9 (25.00%) Unix
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Selenium
7 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 8 (22.22%) XML
7 8 (22.22%) Linux
7 8 (22.22%) Oracle
8 7 (19.44%) HP
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) JIRA
10 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
10 5 (13.89%) ISEB
10 5 (13.89%) XML Messaging
10 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (11.11%) API Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.11%) .NET
11 4 (11.11%) Java
11 4 (11.11%) C#
11 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports

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 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) FTP
2 2 (5.56%) DVB
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
1 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) SOAP
2 8 (22.22%) XML
3 6 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) XML Messaging
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) Middleware
7 2 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.78%) Java EE
8 1 (2.78%) JMS
8 1 (2.78%) XSD
8 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) STB
2 2 (5.56%) DTV
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) IPTV
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Smart Energy
3 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Unix
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Integration Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) API Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.11%) SOA
5 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.56%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) Groovy
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) AWK
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) COBOL
5 1 (2.78%) Fortran
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) ISEB
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.78%) VMware