The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
UK
Rank 262 259 229
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 404 447 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.90% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.10% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 255 266
Median daily rate £380 £374 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 11
Median hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.54% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.88 £29.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £59.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.63 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.41% +6.25%

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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 -3 372 £383 +2.00% 84
London +10 140 £450 +8.30% 28
South East -16 86 £350 -6.66% 12
South West +4 31 £398 +13.57% 14
Hampshire -18 31 £321 +2.56% 4
North West +36 30 £370 +5.71% 3
West Midlands +3 25 £363 -21.19% 8
East Midlands +7 20 £300 -19.46% 5
Scotland +30 19 £320 +16.36% 3
East of England +6 19 £475 +35.71% 3
Berkshire +12 17 £425 -1.44%
Oxfordshire +3 14 £450 +49.75% 2
Tyne and Wear -19 14 £303 -20.39% 1
North East -23 14 £303 -24.37% 1
Gloucestershire +6 13 £415 +14.48% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 13 £315 -17.10% 1
Manchester +24 12 £380 +1.33% 2
City of London -16 12 £450 +10.36% 4
Lancashire +11 10 £475 -
Edinburgh +21 9 £408 +1.87% 3
Surrey +6 9 £415 -3.76% 3
Hertfordshire -1 9 £425 +21.42%
Coventry -9 9 £305 -29.88%
Yorkshire -6 8 £363 +16.00% 3
Birmingham +5 7 £370 +5.71% 5
Derby +5 7 £291 -22.27%
Oxford +5 7 £450 +49.75%
Derbyshire -1 7 £291 -22.01%
Bristol -3 7 £363 +3.57% 4
Wiltshire - 7 £425 - 2

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 342 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (29.97%) Java
3 257 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
4 208 (23.61%) Finance
5 193 (21.91%) SQL
6 161 (18.27%) Oracle
7 159 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 136 (15.44%) Unit Testing
9 134 (15.21%) C#
10 130 (14.76%) XML
11 124 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
11 124 (14.07%) Selenium
12 121 (13.73%) QA
13 117 (13.28%) Scrum
13 117 (13.28%) TDD
14 112 (12.71%) JavaScript
14 112 (12.71%) Microsoft
15 111 (12.60%) Security Cleared
16 109 (12.37%) Software Engineering
17 106 (12.03%) Web Services
17 106 (12.03%) Windows
17 106 (12.03%) Linux
18 105 (11.92%) .NET
19 104 (11.80%) Test Scripting
20 102 (11.58%) SQL Server
20 102 (11.58%) Regression Testing
21 94 (10.67%) JIRA
22 93 (10.56%) Spring
23 90 (10.22%) SAP
24 88 (9.99%) Migration

Integration Testing
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 38 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
2 37 (4.20%) Confluence
3 33 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.95%) JBoss
5 22 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.16%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.59%) Apache
7 14 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (1.36%) Mule
9 11 (1.25%) IIS
9 11 (1.25%) Mule ESB
9 11 (1.25%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.02%) CMS
12 6 (0.68%) Documentum
13 5 (0.57%) nginx
14 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.34%) Liferay
15 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 60 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.38%) MS Office
3 17 (1.93%) Simulink
4 7 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.34%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.23%) Mingle
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (1.14%) SAP FI
7 9 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.91%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.57%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 5 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.57%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.45%) LabWindows
10 4 (0.45%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.04%) Office 365
4 16 (1.82%) GitHub
5 11 (1.25%) Yammer
6 10 (1.14%) PaaS
6 10 (1.14%) SaaS
7 8 (0.91%) IaaS
8 5 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.45%) Google Play
9 4 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.34%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.23%) Heroku
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.95%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.93%) HTTP
3 16 (1.82%) Firewall
4 13 (1.48%) SSL
5 11 (1.25%) Internet
5 11 (1.25%) LDAP
6 5 (0.57%) 4G
6 5 (0.57%) RS-422
6 5 (0.57%) VoIP
7 4 (0.45%) LAN
7 4 (0.45%) Softphone
8 3 (0.34%) Intranet
8 3 (0.34%) Network Security
8 3 (0.34%) WAN
9 2 (0.23%) 3G
9 2 (0.23%) DNS
9 2 (0.23%) LTE
9 2 (0.23%) SSH
9 2 (0.23%) UMTS
9 2 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 39 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
5 30 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 25 (2.84%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.14%) SQLite
11 9 (1.02%) Big Data
11 9 (1.02%) DB2
11 9 (1.02%) MySQL
11 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.91%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.68%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.57%) MarkLogic
14 5 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 124 (14.07%) Selenium
2 94 (10.67%) JIRA
3 75 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 70 (7.95%) SoapUI
5 57 (6.47%) Git (software)
6 44 (4.99%) WebDriver
7 43 (4.88%) JUnit
8 42 (4.77%) Jenkins
9 37 (4.20%) Maven
10 32 (3.63%) Visual Studio
11 31 (3.52%) Subversion
12 29 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (2.84%) HP UFT
13 25 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
14 21 (2.38%) SpecFlow
15 20 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
15 20 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
16 14 (1.59%) Ant
16 14 (1.59%) Appium
16 14 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 208 (23.61%) Finance
2 55 (6.24%) Banking
3 49 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 49 (5.56%) Retail
4 24 (2.72%) Marketing
4 24 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.04%) Front Office
6 17 (1.93%) Electronics
7 13 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 13 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.48%) Legal
8 12 (1.36%) Advertising
9 10 (1.14%) Back Office
10 9 (1.02%) Automotive
11 8 (0.91%) Games
11 8 (0.91%) Military
12 6 (0.68%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 239 (27.13%) Developer
2 188 (21.34%) Analyst
3 136 (15.44%) Test Analyst
4 67 (7.60%) Java Developer
5 58 (6.58%) Test Engineer
6 57 (6.47%) Test Manager
7 53 (6.02%) Tester
8 48 (5.45%) Consultant
9 47 (5.33%) Software Engineer
10 44 (4.99%) Senior Developer
11 33 (3.75%) Architect
12 27 (3.06%) .NET Developer
12 27 (3.06%) Automation Test Analyst
13 25 (2.84%) Business Analyst
13 25 (2.84%) Test Leader
14 23 (2.61%) Integration Engineer
15 19 (2.16%) SAP Analyst
16 18 (2.04%) Automation Tester
16 18 (2.04%) Lead Developer
16 18 (2.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (14.76%) XML
2 106 (12.03%) Web Services
3 105 (11.92%) .NET
4 93 (10.56%) Spring
5 87 (9.88%) HTML
6 78 (8.85%) SOAP
7 62 (7.04%) REST
8 58 (6.58%) CSS
8 58 (6.58%) Hibernate
9 50 (5.68%) J2EE
10 40 (4.54%) AngularJS
11 37 (4.20%) RESTful
12 35 (3.97%) JSON
13 30 (3.41%) Gherkin
14 29 (3.29%) ASP.NET
14 29 (3.29%) HTML5
15 28 (3.18%) jQuery
16 27 (3.06%) Middleware
17 22 (2.50%) .NET Framework
18 20 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.27%) User Experience
6 19 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 18 (2.04%) Derivative
8 14 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.36%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.02%) Smart Meter
11 9 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.91%) Blockchain
12 8 (0.91%) Equities
12 8 (0.91%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.79%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.79%) Reinsurance
14 6 (0.68%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 106 (12.03%) Linux
1 106 (12.03%) Windows
2 61 (6.92%) Unix
3 17 (1.93%) Android
3 17 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.70%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.91%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.91%) VME
7 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.23%) Solaris
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
3 159 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 136 (15.44%) Unit Testing
5 124 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
6 117 (13.28%) Scrum
6 117 (13.28%) TDD
7 109 (12.37%) Software Engineering
8 104 (11.80%) Test Scripting
9 102 (11.58%) Regression Testing
10 88 (9.99%) Migration
10 88 (9.99%) Test Automation
11 82 (9.31%) BDD
12 78 (8.85%) Functional Testing
13 76 (8.63%) System Testing
14 72 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
15 71 (8.06%) Configuration Management
15 71 (8.06%) Test Strategy
16 68 (7.72%) SDLC
17 67 (7.60%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 264 (29.97%) Java
2 193 (21.91%) SQL
3 134 (15.21%) C#
4 112 (12.71%) JavaScript
5 85 (9.65%) Python
6 76 (8.63%) C
7 57 (6.47%) C++
8 46 (5.22%) Perl
9 32 (3.63%) VB
10 29 (3.29%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.16%) MATLAB
13 18 (2.04%) Ada
14 17 (1.93%) Ruby
15 16 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.36%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.25%) Ada 95
17 11 (1.25%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.02%) COBOL
18 9 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 80 (9.08%) Degree
3 69 (7.83%) ISTQB
4 60 (6.81%) SC Cleared
5 55 (6.24%) ISEB
6 24 (2.72%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.79%) PMP
10 6 (0.68%) APMP
11 5 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.45%) CCNP
12 4 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.34%) HND
14 2 (0.23%) IIBA
14 2 (0.23%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (13.73%) QA
2 10 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.91%) SDET
5 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.34%) MiFID
7 2 (0.23%) Basel III
7 2 (0.23%) FINREP
7 2 (0.23%) MISRA
7 2 (0.23%) SEPA
7 2 (0.23%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.11%) Basel II
8 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.11%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 27 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.14%) Docker
4 8 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.45%) vSphere
7 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 34 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.48%) Puppet
3 10 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (0.79%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 6 (0.68%) MOM
7 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.23%) Control-M
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.11%) SCCM
9 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 161 (18.27%) Oracle
2 112 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 90 (10.22%) SAP
4 44 (4.99%) HP
5 24 (2.72%) IBM
5 24 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 22 (2.50%) VMware
7 13 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 13 (1.48%) Sybase
8 11 (1.25%) Cisco
8 11 (1.25%) Infor
8 11 (1.25%) Talend
9 10 (1.14%) Adobe
10 8 (0.91%) Google
10 8 (0.91%) hybris
10 8 (0.91%) ICL
11 7 (0.79%) Sophos
12 6 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (0.68%) Siemens
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
prosource.it
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Marks Sattin
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago