The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 232 237 255
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 532 480 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.19% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 249 217
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £362 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 4
Average hourly rate £49.50 £38.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.70 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.25 £138.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £38.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Integration Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Integration Testing
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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 +13 488 £388 -3.12% 129
London +27 171 £414 -2.58% 44
South East +30 136 £375 - 10
Hampshire +24 53 £300 -14.28% 2
South West +11 38 £350 -12.50% 22
North West -27 31 £320 +16.36% 15
City of London +30 28 £414 -12.84% 7
East of England +14 28 £325 -18.75% 11
Surrey +1 28 £450 -5.26% 3
Scotland -3 26 £325 +16.07%
Yorkshire -38 25 £485 +38.57% 6
West Yorkshire -23 21 £485 +29.33% 4
Berkshire +11 20 £408 +12.86%
Leatherhead 0 20 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands -15 20 £450 - 16
Bristol +3 19 £350 -12.50% 6
North East -11 19 £335 -20.59% 3
Hertfordshire +23 18 £363 - 3
Tyne and Wear -19 18 £335 -20.59% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 18 £335 -20.59% 1
East Midlands -3 16 £375 -7.69% 1
Edinburgh -6 16 £400 -
Leeds -27 16 £500 +33.33% 4
Gloucestershire +16 14 £475 +18.75% 10
Hook +15 14 £275 -16.19%
Cheltenham +15 12 £419 - 6
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £503 +34.00% 3
Manchester -23 11 £425 +51.78% 9
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £315 -10.00% 7
Glasgow +10 10 £270 -22.85%

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Integration Testing also 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 that cited Integration Testing.

1 334 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (29.76%) System Integration Testing
3 274 (26.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 271 (26.44%) Finance
5 253 (24.68%) SQL
6 216 (21.07%) Unit Testing
7 193 (18.83%) Test Scripting
8 179 (17.46%) Java
9 177 (17.27%) Security Cleared
10 157 (15.32%) Oracle
11 154 (15.02%) Linux
12 135 (13.17%) Microsoft
13 133 (12.98%) SQL Server
14 130 (12.68%) JavaScript
15 128 (12.49%) Software Engineering
16 124 (12.10%) C#
17 122 (11.90%) Unix
18 121 (11.80%) System Testing
19 120 (11.71%) XML
20 117 (11.41%) .NET
20 117 (11.41%) Project Management
20 117 (11.41%) SC Cleared
21 115 (11.22%) Windows
22 114 (11.12%) Functional Testing
23 113 (11.02%) SDLC
24 111 (10.83%) QA
25 110 (10.73%) Scrum
26 108 (10.54%) ISTQB
27 104 (10.15%) JIRA
28 103 (10.05%) Continuous Integration

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Integration Testing also 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 that cited Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (4.39%) Node.js
2 37 (3.61%) Confluence
3 36 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 33 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (2.24%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.95%) CMS
7 17 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.46%) Apache
8 15 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.27%) IIS
10 12 (1.17%) JBoss
11 11 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
12 10 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.78%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.59%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.49%) nginx
16 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.12%) MS Office
3 23 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.46%) MS Project
5 14 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.68%) Simulink
7 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (0.98%) SAP MM
6 9 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
6 9 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 7 (0.68%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.68%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.68%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.68%) SAP HR
9 6 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.95%) GitHub
3 12 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.17%) Office 365
4 11 (1.07%) SaaS
5 6 (0.59%) IaaS
6 4 (0.39%) Yammer
7 3 (0.29%) Force.com
7 3 (0.29%) PaaS
7 3 (0.29%) Taleo
8 1 (0.098%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.098%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.098%) Heroku
8 1 (0.098%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.098%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.39%) HTTP
2 16 (1.56%) Firewall
3 15 (1.46%) SSL
4 12 (1.17%) SNMP
4 12 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.78%) DNS
5 8 (0.78%) FTP
6 7 (0.68%) ATM
7 6 (0.59%) LAN
7 6 (0.59%) LDAP
7 6 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.49%) 2G
8 5 (0.49%) 3G
8 5 (0.49%) WAN
9 4 (0.39%) BGP
9 4 (0.39%) Internet
9 4 (0.39%) Intranet
9 4 (0.39%) RTP
9 4 (0.39%) SAN
9 4 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 37 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (3.32%) MongoDB
4 34 (3.32%) Oracle Database
5 32 (3.12%) MySQL
6 28 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 27 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.05%) SAP BW
10 20 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 10 (0.98%) Crystal Analysis
14 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.98%) Redis
15 8 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 104 (10.15%) JIRA
2 92 (8.98%) Selenium
3 83 (8.10%) Cucumber
4 81 (7.90%) Subversion
5 74 (7.22%) Git (software)
6 72 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (4.98%) Jenkins
7 51 (4.98%) NUnit
8 45 (4.39%) ClearCase
9 41 (4.00%) SoapUI
10 40 (3.90%) Ant
10 40 (3.90%) GoogleTest
11 39 (3.80%) JUnit
12 37 (3.61%) CppUnit
13 35 (3.41%) Visual Studio
14 32 (3.12%) WebDriver
15 27 (2.63%) Jasmine
16 23 (2.24%) HP UFT
17 19 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
18 17 (1.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 271 (26.44%) Finance
2 85 (8.29%) Banking
3 62 (6.05%) Manufacturing
4 41 (4.00%) Retail
5 33 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.02%) Aerospace
7 27 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.95%) Billing
9 19 (1.85%) Front Office
10 12 (1.17%) Publishing
11 11 (1.07%) Marketing
12 9 (0.88%) Electronics
13 6 (0.59%) Back Office
13 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.59%) Military
14 5 (0.49%) Games
14 5 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.39%) Automotive
15 4 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 257 (25.07%) Analyst
2 243 (23.71%) Developer
3 206 (20.10%) Test Analyst
4 88 (8.59%) Test Manager
5 76 (7.41%) Tester
6 75 (7.32%) Consultant
7 64 (6.24%) Software Engineer
8 56 (5.46%) Java Developer
9 38 (3.71%) Test Leader
10 36 (3.51%) Test Engineer
11 34 (3.32%) Integration Analyst
12 31 (3.02%) Integration Test Analyst
13 28 (2.73%) Business Analyst
14 26 (2.54%) Programme Manager
15 25 (2.44%) C Developer
15 25 (2.44%) Project Manager
15 25 (2.44%) SAP Consultant
15 25 (2.44%) SQL Analyst
16 23 (2.24%) Architect
17 22 (2.15%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (11.71%) XML
2 117 (11.41%) .NET
3 102 (9.95%) CSS
3 102 (9.95%) Web Services
4 97 (9.46%) HTML
5 69 (6.73%) REST
6 64 (6.24%) SOAP
7 57 (5.56%) jQuery
8 43 (4.20%) Middleware
9 40 (3.90%) ASP.NET
10 39 (3.80%) AngularJS
10 39 (3.80%) HTML5
11 37 (3.61%) Spring
12 32 (3.12%) .NET Framework
13 31 (3.02%) Sass
14 28 (2.73%) Ajax
15 25 (2.44%) Java EE
16 24 (2.34%) React
16 24 (2.34%) XSD
17 22 (2.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 91 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.37%) Derivative
3 48 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.41%) User Experience
5 31 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.93%) Visualisation
7 19 (1.85%) iPad
8 17 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.66%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.66%) PKI
9 14 (1.37%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.07%) Biometrics
10 11 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.07%) N-Tier
11 10 (0.98%) Device Driver
11 10 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.88%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.78%) Clustering
13 8 (0.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 154 (15.02%) Linux
2 122 (11.90%) Unix
3 115 (11.22%) Windows
4 27 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 25 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.37%) Android
10 12 (1.17%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.39%) CentOS
15 4 (0.39%) Solaris
15 4 (0.39%) VMS
16 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.29%) Debian
16 3 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (29.76%) System Integration Testing
3 274 (26.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 216 (21.07%) Unit Testing
5 193 (18.83%) Test Scripting
6 128 (12.49%) Software Engineering
7 121 (11.80%) System Testing
8 117 (11.41%) Project Management
9 114 (11.12%) Functional Testing
10 113 (11.02%) SDLC
11 110 (10.73%) Scrum
12 103 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
12 103 (10.05%) Test Strategy
13 90 (8.78%) OO
14 85 (8.29%) Regression Testing
15 84 (8.20%) Configuration Management
16 80 (7.80%) Migration
17 79 (7.71%) Test Automation
18 69 (6.73%) Software Testing
19 68 (6.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (24.68%) SQL
2 179 (17.46%) Java
3 130 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 124 (12.10%) C#
5 89 (8.68%) Python
6 87 (8.49%) C
6 87 (8.49%) C++
7 39 (3.80%) Shell Script
8 37 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 36 (3.51%) Ruby
10 32 (3.12%) PowerShell
10 32 (3.12%) Scala
11 26 (2.54%) Perl
12 24 (2.34%) PHP
13 17 (1.66%) ABAP
13 17 (1.66%) Ada
14 16 (1.56%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.27%) ES6
16 11 (1.07%) VC++
17 9 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 177 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 117 (11.41%) SC Cleared
3 108 (10.54%) ISTQB
4 89 (8.68%) Degree
5 81 (7.90%) ISEB
6 43 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 15 (1.46%) OCA
8 15 (1.46%) OCAJ
8 15 (1.46%) OCP
8 15 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.37%) PMP
10 13 (1.27%) APMP
11 7 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (10.83%) QA
2 8 (0.78%) SLA
3 7 (0.68%) SEPA
4 6 (0.59%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.49%) GPG13
5 5 (0.49%) WAI
5 5 (0.49%) WCAG
6 4 (0.39%) Basel III
6 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.29%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) SDET
8 2 (0.20%) HL7
9 1 (0.098%) COBIT
9 1 (0.098%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.098%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.098%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.098%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.39%) vSphere
4 3 (0.29%) vCloud
5 2 (0.20%) Docker
5 2 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.098%) HDFS
6 1 (0.098%) NFS
6 1 (0.098%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 66 (6.44%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.37%) SCCM
3 12 (1.17%) Puppet
4 11 (1.07%) MOM
5 10 (0.98%) SCOM
6 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.59%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 4 (0.39%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.39%) Windows Intune
7 4 (0.39%) yum
8 3 (0.29%) Ansible
8 3 (0.29%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.20%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.20%) Control-M
10 1 (0.098%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.098%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.098%) OVSD
10 1 (0.098%) vRealize
Vendors
1 157 (15.32%) Oracle
2 135 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 94 (9.17%) SAP
4 57 (5.56%) HP
5 30 (2.93%) IBM
6 20 (1.95%) VMware
7 15 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.37%) OpenText
8 14 (1.37%) Serena
9 13 (1.27%) EXTOL
10 12 (1.17%) hybris
11 10 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.88%) Ariba
12 9 (0.88%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.78%) Adobe
13 8 (0.78%) Cognos
13 8 (0.78%) JD Edwards
13 8 (0.78%) Remedy
14 7 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.68%) Google
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £70 - £80 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: upto £320 a day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Vertical IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £305 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £30 - £48 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps IT
Rate: £350 - £450 a day all inclusive
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps IT
Rate: £400 to £450 a day all inclusive
Posted: 16 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 17 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Annapurna HR
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Posted: 22 days ago
Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £390 - £420 per day
Posted: 25 days ago