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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 244 248 256
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 528 474 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.85% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.12% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 251 203
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £59.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.03 £38.40 £50.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £42.50 £67.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -42.85%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 0 497 £375 - 97
London +18 196 £450 - 36
South East -16 87 £375 - 21
North West -6 53 £350 +9.37% 5
South West +2 41 £350 +9.37% 10
Yorkshire -6 39 £318 -1.55% 7
City of London -1 36 £451 +0.32% 6
West Yorkshire -4 34 £318 -1.55% 7
West Midlands -10 31 £300 -33.33% 7
Manchester -7 29 £400 +29.03% 1
Surrey +16 25 £396 -6.82% 1
Hampshire -19 24 £314 -21.56% 8
Leeds -16 21 £311 -3.48% 7
Coventry +4 19 £300 -41.17% 3
Scotland -9 18 £308 +6.95% 5
East of England -10 17 £400 -10.31% 5
Berkshire 0 15 £375 -9.09% 4
East Midlands -8 15 £350 -1.75% 2
Somerset +15 14 £350 +16.66%
Taunton +19 11 £350 +16.66%
Edinburgh -15 11 £400 +6.66% 1
Leatherhead - 11 £445 -
Gloucestershire 0 10 £363 +81.25% 3
Bradford -3 10 £350 +4.86%
Tyne and Wear -16 10 £328 -6.24% 1
North East -18 10 £327 +11.17% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 10 £330 +32.00%
Derbyshire +4 9 £275 -52.38%
Bristol 0 9 £425 +21.42% 3
Cheshire -4 9 £425 +34.92% 1

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 330 (32.35%) System Integration Testing
2 288 (28.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 283 (27.75%) Finance
4 277 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
5 268 (26.27%) SQL
6 253 (24.80%) Test Scripting
7 182 (17.84%) Java
8 163 (15.98%) XML
9 152 (14.90%) QA
10 150 (14.71%) Oracle
11 149 (14.61%) System Testing
12 143 (14.02%) ISEB
13 137 (13.43%) SQL Server
14 129 (12.65%) SAP
15 124 (12.16%) Banking
16 121 (11.86%) Security Cleared
17 117 (11.47%) Unit Testing
18 112 (10.98%) Microsoft
18 112 (10.98%) Regression Testing
19 109 (10.69%) Test Strategy
20 108 (10.59%) HP Quality Center
20 108 (10.59%) ISTQB
20 108 (10.59%) Migration
20 108 (10.59%) .NET
21 101 (9.90%) Web Services
22 99 (9.71%) SDLC
23 92 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
24 89 (8.73%) HP
25 88 (8.63%) Linux
26 85 (8.33%) JavaScript

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 43 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
2 40 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 35 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.96%) Confluence
5 16 (1.57%) JBoss
5 16 (1.57%) Apache Solr
6 15 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.27%) CMS
8 11 (1.08%) Mule
9 10 (0.98%) Apache
10 8 (0.78%) Node.js
11 6 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.59%) IIS
11 6 (0.59%) nginx
11 6 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.39%) LiveLink
13 4 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 56 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.14%) MS Office
3 13 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.69%) MS Project
6 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (1.27%) SAP HR
4 9 (0.88%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.69%) SAP Payroll
5 7 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.59%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.49%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.39%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.39%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.39%) Magento
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.39%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.39%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.29%) MultiFonds
9 3 (0.29%) Agresso
10 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.78%) SaaS
3 6 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.49%) GitHub
5 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.098%) Heroku
7 1 (0.098%) Office 365
7 1 (0.098%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.45%) HTTP
2 24 (2.35%) Internet
3 12 (1.18%) FTP
4 10 (0.98%) Firewall
5 8 (0.78%) SMTP
6 7 (0.69%) MPLS
6 7 (0.69%) BGP
6 7 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (0.59%) Intranet
8 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.49%) DNS
9 4 (0.39%) SSL
9 4 (0.39%) 3G
10 3 (0.29%) SAN
10 3 (0.29%) X.400
10 3 (0.29%) X.500
11 2 (0.20%) TCAP
11 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.20%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 36 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 32 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 31 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.45%) MySQL
8 22 (2.16%) DB2
9 19 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.27%) Informix
12 12 (1.18%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.78%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.78%) SAP BW
15 7 (0.69%) Big Data
16 6 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (6.76%) JIRA
3 63 (6.18%) SoapUI
4 60 (5.88%) Selenium
5 37 (3.63%) Subversion
6 34 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 30 (2.94%) NUnit
8 28 (2.75%) Jenkins
9 27 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 27 (2.65%) Visual Studio
10 22 (2.16%) JUnit
11 19 (1.86%) ClearCase
11 19 (1.86%) LoadRunner
12 18 (1.76%) HP UFT
12 18 (1.76%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.67%) GoogleTest
13 17 (1.67%) Ant
14 15 (1.47%) SpecFlow
15 13 (1.27%) Maven
15 13 (1.27%) CppUnit
General
1 283 (27.75%) Finance
2 124 (12.16%) Banking
3 61 (5.98%) Retail
4 47 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 44 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 40 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 16 (1.57%) Marketing
8 15 (1.47%) Automotive
8 15 (1.47%) Front Office
9 14 (1.37%) Electronics
9 14 (1.37%) Publishing
10 9 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.78%) Back Office
11 8 (0.78%) Billing
12 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.69%) German Language
13 5 (0.49%) Games
13 5 (0.49%) Military
14 4 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 337 (33.04%) Analyst
2 258 (25.29%) Test Analyst
3 194 (19.02%) Developer
4 114 (11.18%) Tester
5 96 (9.41%) Test Manager
6 69 (6.76%) Test Leader
7 63 (6.18%) Java Developer
8 45 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 37 (3.63%) Consultant
10 34 (3.33%) Software Engineer
11 30 (2.94%) Project Manager
11 30 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
12 26 (2.55%) Senior Developer
13 25 (2.45%) Test Engineer
14 24 (2.35%) Architect
15 22 (2.16%) Senior Test Analyst
16 21 (2.06%) Systems Tester
17 19 (1.86%) Integration Manager
17 19 (1.86%) Systems Analyst
17 19 (1.86%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (15.98%) XML
2 108 (10.59%) .NET
3 101 (9.90%) Web Services
4 73 (7.16%) HTML
5 68 (6.67%) SOAP
6 60 (5.88%) Spring
7 54 (5.29%) CSS
8 38 (3.73%) jQuery
9 37 (3.63%) ASP.NET
10 31 (3.04%) Middleware
10 31 (3.04%) REST
11 29 (2.84%) J2EE
12 28 (2.75%) HTML5
13 27 (2.65%) WSDL
14 26 (2.55%) XSLT
15 25 (2.45%) JSP
16 24 (2.35%) CSS3
17 23 (2.25%) AngularJS
17 23 (2.25%) Spring MVC
18 21 (2.06%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.55%) SWIFT
4 24 (2.35%) Derivative
5 19 (1.86%) Mobile App
5 19 (1.86%) User Experience
6 17 (1.67%) Smart Meter
7 15 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.37%) Data Conversion
8 14 (1.37%) NHS
9 13 (1.27%) DTV
10 12 (1.18%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.98%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.98%) EFT
12 9 (0.88%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.78%) Market Risk
13 8 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.78%) AS400
14 7 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 88 (8.63%) Linux
2 81 (7.94%) UNIX
3 77 (7.55%) Windows
4 22 (2.16%) Android
4 22 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.18%) VME
8 8 (0.78%) Solaris
8 8 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (0.39%) VMS
12 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.20%) SUSE
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.098%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (32.35%) System Integration Testing
2 288 (28.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 277 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
4 253 (24.80%) Test Scripting
5 149 (14.61%) System Testing
6 117 (11.47%) Unit Testing
7 112 (10.98%) Regression Testing
8 109 (10.69%) Test Strategy
9 108 (10.59%) Migration
10 99 (9.71%) SDLC
11 92 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
12 84 (8.24%) Project Management
13 80 (7.84%) Software Testing
14 75 (7.35%) Data Migration
15 70 (6.86%) Scrum
16 67 (6.57%) Software Engineering
17 66 (6.47%) Automated Testing
18 65 (6.37%) Validation
18 65 (6.37%) Performance Testing
19 61 (5.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 268 (26.27%) SQL
2 182 (17.84%) Java
3 85 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 68 (6.67%) C#
5 41 (4.02%) C
6 39 (3.82%) C++
7 38 (3.73%) T-SQL
8 30 (2.94%) Python
9 25 (2.45%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.06%) Perl
11 15 (1.47%) COBOL
11 15 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.98%) Groovy
14 9 (0.88%) Embedded C
14 9 (0.88%) Ruby
14 9 (0.88%) PHP
15 8 (0.78%) VB
15 8 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 143 (14.02%) ISEB
2 121 (11.86%) Security Cleared
3 108 (10.59%) ISTQB
4 75 (7.35%) Degree
5 71 (6.96%) SC Cleared
6 43 (4.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 15 (1.47%) APMP
9 13 (1.27%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
10 12 (1.18%) PMP
11 11 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.69%) OCP
13 7 (0.69%) OCA
13 7 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.69%) OCAJ
14 4 (0.39%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.20%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (14.90%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.69%) SLA
4 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.39%) GMP
4 4 (0.39%) HL7
5 3 (0.29%) MiFID
6 2 (0.20%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.098%) Basel III
7 1 (0.098%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.098%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.098%) Docker
6 1 (0.098%) Firmware
6 1 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.098%) XenApp
6 1 (0.098%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 108 (10.59%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.08%) MOM
3 7 (0.69%) FortiGate
4 6 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.59%) Puppet
4 6 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 3 (0.29%) CA LISA
6 3 (0.29%) OpenView
6 3 (0.29%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) SCOM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.20%) Control-M
7 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.20%) logstash
7 2 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.098%) Ansible
8 1 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.098%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 150 (14.71%) Oracle
2 129 (12.65%) SAP
3 112 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 89 (8.73%) HP
5 41 (4.02%) IBM
6 23 (2.25%) VMware
7 18 (1.76%) hybris
8 16 (1.57%) Sybase
9 13 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
10 12 (1.18%) Adobe
10 12 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.08%) Endeca
11 11 (1.08%) Serena
11 11 (1.08%) Remedy
12 10 (0.98%) Google
12 10 (0.98%) Cisco
13 8 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.78%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.78%) webMethods
13 8 (0.78%) OpenText
East London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £560 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £455 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
NIIT Technologies
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago