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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 242 285 266
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -19
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 474 451 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.01% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 265 288
Median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £25.00 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%

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
40909 44671 43502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.22% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27247 28978 28332
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1330 1204
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
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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 +19 425 £400 +6.66% 84
London +8 161 £450 +5.88% 30
South East +5 93 £350 -4.10% 10
East of England +23 34 £475 +31.03% 3
East Midlands +11 34 £350 -7.28% 5
Hampshire -13 31 £315 -1.17% 5
North West +11 29 £400 +14.28% 6
South West +9 28 £363 +3.57% 17
Scotland +12 21 £315 +13.51% 4
West Midlands -16 21 £363 +9.43% 2
North East -25 17 £315 -30.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -27 17 £315 -29.60%
Berkshire +16 16 £350 -18.84%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 16 £318 -29.05%
Essex - 16 £488 - 1
Gloucestershire +11 15 £415 +2.15% 9
Manchester +9 15 £413 +73.68% 2
City of London -28 15 £475 - 3
Hertfordshire +3 12 £425 - 1
Derby 0 12 £309 -18.07%
Derbyshire -9 12 £309 -11.95%
Belfast - 12 £379 -
County Antrim - 12 £379 -
Northern Ireland - 12 £379 -
Surrey +19 11 £475 +35.23% 1
Wales +6 10 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 10 £450 +12.42% 2
Northamptonshire -6 10 £350 -34.88%
Edinburgh +21 9 £400 +33.33% 3
South Wales +11 9 £500 - 1

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 335 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (30.78%) System Integration Testing
3 264 (28.92%) Java
4 215 (23.55%) SQL
4 215 (23.55%) Finance
5 174 (19.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 156 (17.09%) Oracle
7 138 (15.12%) Unit Testing
8 132 (14.46%) Microsoft
9 130 (14.24%) C#
10 129 (14.13%) XML
11 125 (13.69%) JavaScript
12 121 (13.25%) Linux
13 119 (13.03%) Web Services
14 113 (12.38%) .NET
14 113 (12.38%) Scrum
14 113 (12.38%) QA
15 112 (12.27%) SQL Server
16 111 (12.16%) Selenium
17 110 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
17 110 (12.05%) Security Cleared
18 108 (11.83%) Regression Testing
19 107 (11.72%) Windows
20 106 (11.61%) SAP
20 106 (11.61%) Software Engineering
20 106 (11.61%) Test Scripting
21 105 (11.50%) Migration
22 103 (11.28%) Spring
23 96 (10.51%) JIRA
24 95 (10.41%) TDD

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 41 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
2 39 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.72%) Confluence
4 26 (2.85%) WebLogic
5 23 (2.52%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (2.30%) Apache
8 20 (2.19%) JBoss
8 20 (2.19%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
10 16 (1.75%) Mule
11 15 (1.64%) CMS
11 15 (1.64%) IIS
12 14 (1.53%) Skype for Business
13 11 (1.20%) Mule ESB
14 10 (1.10%) nginx
15 7 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.44%) Apache Spark
17 3 (0.33%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 65 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.52%) MS Office
3 17 (1.86%) Simulink
4 8 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.55%) Mingle
6 3 (0.33%) MS Project
7 2 (0.22%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (1.42%) SAP CO
6 13 (1.42%) SAP FI
7 11 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
9 9 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.66%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 4 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.44%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.44%) SAP HCM
12 4 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
12 4 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.30%) Office 365
4 14 (1.53%) Yammer
5 13 (1.42%) GitHub
6 10 (1.10%) PaaS
6 10 (1.10%) SaaS
7 8 (0.88%) IaaS
7 8 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.77%) Google Play
9 6 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.30%) HTTP
1 21 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.42%) Internet
2 13 (1.42%) SSL
3 12 (1.31%) LDAP
4 8 (0.88%) PuTTY
5 7 (0.77%) Firewall
6 6 (0.66%) RS-422
6 6 (0.66%) VoIP
7 5 (0.55%) 4G
7 5 (0.55%) LAN
8 4 (0.44%) Softphone
8 4 (0.44%) WAN
9 3 (0.33%) DNS
9 3 (0.33%) Intranet
9 3 (0.33%) Network Security
10 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.22%) RS-232
10 2 (0.22%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 38 (4.16%) Oracle Reports
4 35 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (2.85%) NoSQL
6 24 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 23 (2.52%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.86%) MongoDB
8 17 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.53%) MySQL
10 13 (1.42%) SQLite
11 12 (1.31%) DB2
12 9 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.88%) Big Data
13 8 (0.88%) SAP BW
13 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.66%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.66%) MarkLogic
15 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 111 (12.16%) Selenium
2 96 (10.51%) JIRA
3 71 (7.78%) SoapUI
4 63 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 52 (5.70%) Git (software)
6 45 (4.93%) JUnit
6 45 (4.93%) Subversion
7 43 (4.71%) Jenkins
8 40 (4.38%) Maven
9 36 (3.94%) WebDriver
10 35 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (3.50%) Visual Studio
12 27 (2.96%) Ant
13 19 (2.08%) JMeter
13 19 (2.08%) NUnit
13 19 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
14 18 (1.97%) GoogleTest
14 18 (1.97%) HP UFT
14 18 (1.97%) SpecFlow
15 16 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 215 (23.55%) Finance
2 71 (7.78%) Banking
3 63 (6.90%) Retail
4 54 (5.91%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.41%) Front Office
6 22 (2.41%) Marketing
7 17 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.64%) Electronics
9 12 (1.31%) Advertising
9 12 (1.31%) Back Office
9 12 (1.31%) Legal
10 10 (1.10%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.88%) Automotive
12 7 (0.77%) Games
12 7 (0.77%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.66%) Local Government
13 6 (0.66%) Military
13 6 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 263 (28.81%) Developer
2 199 (21.80%) Analyst
3 146 (15.99%) Test Analyst
4 78 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 64 (7.01%) Test Manager
6 61 (6.68%) Consultant
7 57 (6.24%) Test Engineer
8 54 (5.91%) Tester
9 53 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 44 (4.82%) Software Engineer
11 30 (3.29%) Architect
11 30 (3.29%) Test Leader
12 28 (3.07%) .NET Developer
13 26 (2.85%) Business Analyst
13 26 (2.85%) SAP Consultant
14 25 (2.74%) Automation Test Analyst
15 22 (2.41%) Integration Engineer
15 22 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
16 21 (2.30%) SAP Analyst
17 18 (1.97%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (14.13%) XML
2 119 (13.03%) Web Services
3 113 (12.38%) .NET
4 103 (11.28%) Spring
5 89 (9.75%) HTML
6 72 (7.89%) SOAP
7 63 (6.90%) CSS
8 62 (6.79%) J2EE
8 62 (6.79%) REST
9 53 (5.81%) Hibernate
10 39 (4.27%) AngularJS
11 38 (4.16%) JSON
12 33 (3.61%) jQuery
13 31 (3.40%) RESTful
14 30 (3.29%) ASP.NET
15 27 (2.96%) Middleware
16 25 (2.74%) HTML5
17 24 (2.63%) Gherkin
18 20 (2.19%) Java EE
19 19 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.96%) Derivative
6 25 (2.74%) User Experience
7 21 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.86%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.10%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.99%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.99%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.88%) Blockchain
13 8 (0.88%) Equities
13 8 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.77%) DataPower
14 7 (0.77%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.77%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 121 (13.25%) Linux
2 107 (11.72%) Windows
3 81 (8.87%) Unix
4 21 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 21 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.86%) Android
7 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.66%) Solaris
9 5 (0.55%) AIX
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (30.78%) System Integration Testing
3 174 (19.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 138 (15.12%) Unit Testing
5 113 (12.38%) Scrum
6 110 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (11.83%) Regression Testing
8 106 (11.61%) Software Engineering
8 106 (11.61%) Test Scripting
9 105 (11.50%) Migration
10 95 (10.41%) TDD
11 82 (8.98%) Configuration Management
12 80 (8.76%) System Testing
13 77 (8.43%) Test Strategy
14 75 (8.21%) BDD
15 74 (8.11%) Functional Testing
16 70 (7.67%) Test Automation
17 69 (7.56%) Data Migration
18 68 (7.45%) Project Management
19 67 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 264 (28.92%) Java
2 215 (23.55%) SQL
3 130 (14.24%) C#
4 125 (13.69%) JavaScript
5 93 (10.19%) Python
6 88 (9.64%) C
7 63 (6.90%) C++
8 46 (5.04%) Perl
9 29 (3.18%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.96%) VB
11 21 (2.30%) Ruby
12 19 (2.08%) MATLAB
12 19 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.64%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.42%) Ada
16 11 (1.20%) Ada 95
16 11 (1.20%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 110 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 80 (8.76%) Degree
3 78 (8.54%) ISTQB
4 72 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 69 (7.56%) ISEB
6 22 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.88%) PMP
9 7 (0.77%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.66%) APMP
11 5 (0.55%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.44%) HND
13 3 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.22%) CCNP
14 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.22%) IIBA
14 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (12.38%) QA
2 10 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.55%) SDET
6 4 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.33%) MiFID
8 2 (0.22%) Basel III
8 2 (0.22%) FINREP
8 2 (0.22%) SEPA
8 2 (0.22%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.11%) ISO26262
9 1 (0.11%) MISRA
9 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 14 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (0.88%) Docker
5 3 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.64%) Puppet
3 11 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.77%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 6 (0.66%) MOM
6 5 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.22%) Control-M
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Ansible
10 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.11%) Salt
10 1 (0.11%) SCCM
10 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 156 (17.09%) Oracle
2 132 (14.46%) Microsoft
3 106 (11.61%) SAP
4 39 (4.27%) HP
5 32 (3.50%) IBM
6 29 (3.18%) VMware
7 27 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 14 (1.53%) Infor
11 12 (1.31%) Adobe
11 12 (1.31%) Sybase
12 11 (1.20%) Siemens
13 10 (1.10%) Cisco
14 9 (0.99%) Google
14 9 (0.99%) hybris
15 7 (0.77%) Sophos
16 6 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
16 6 (0.66%) Red Hat
17 5 (0.55%) ForgeRock
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