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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
UK
Rank 249 229 226
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 420 554 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 1.08% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.31% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 321 247
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.65 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%

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
37689 42354 41014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.80% 82.71% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25059 27695 25866
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 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1158 1097
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -23 393 £410 +2.50% 105
London -25 135 £450 +8.69% 43
South East -18 86 £359 -10.31% 20
South West +7 52 £425 +17.24% 12
Hampshire 0 35 £325 +9.24% 5
North West +19 34 £370 -0.67% 4
East of England -14 25 £475 +46.15% 7
Berkshire +21 24 £425 +5.78% 1
West Midlands +9 24 £370 -13.95% 9
Gloucestershire +5 20 £378 -11.17% 6
East Midlands +15 19 £350 -5.40% 1
Lancashire +16 16 £475 -
Hertfordshire -11 16 £363 - 2
City of London -11 15 £450 +12.50% 9
Manchester +9 13 £400 -8.57% 1
Yorkshire +3 13 £230 -53.65% 3
Wiltshire +10 12 £425 - 2
Scotland +3 12 £270 -28.00% 1
South Yorkshire +12 10 £228 -24.00%
Birmingham +6 10 £379 +12.22% 7
Wales +6 9 £325 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +2 9 £438 +45.59% 2
Stevenage +2 9 - -
Bristol -10 9 £438 +25.00% 2
Winchester +9 8 £325 -23.52%
Derbyshire +2 8 £500 +33.33%
Preston -6 8 - -
South Wales +15 7 £186 -46.85%
Edinburgh +11 7 £263 -32.25% 1
Cardiff +10 7 £186 -46.85%

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 351 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (29.69%) System Integration Testing
3 263 (28.71%) Java
4 214 (23.36%) Finance
5 198 (21.62%) SQL
6 171 (18.67%) Oracle
7 159 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 142 (15.50%) Unit Testing
9 137 (14.96%) QA
10 135 (14.74%) C#
11 134 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
12 133 (14.52%) XML
13 130 (14.19%) Security Cleared
14 127 (13.86%) Software Engineering
15 126 (13.76%) Scrum
16 123 (13.43%) TDD
16 123 (13.43%) Selenium
17 120 (13.10%) Test Scripting
18 117 (12.77%) Regression Testing
18 117 (12.77%) Microsoft
19 113 (12.34%) Windows
20 111 (12.12%) Linux
21 110 (12.01%) .NET
22 105 (11.46%) SAP
23 104 (11.35%) SQL Server
24 102 (11.14%) JavaScript
25 99 (10.81%) JIRA
26 96 (10.48%) Test Automation
26 96 (10.48%) Web Services
27 92 (10.04%) Spring

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 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
2 40 (4.37%) Confluence
3 32 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.18%) JBoss
7 18 (1.97%) Mule
8 17 (1.86%) Mule ESB
8 17 (1.86%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.64%) Skype for Business
10 14 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (1.09%) Apache
12 9 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.87%) CMS
14 6 (0.66%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.66%) Documentum
14 6 (0.66%) Liferay
15 5 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.55%) IIS
16 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 70 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.84%) MS Office
3 21 (2.29%) Simulink
4 8 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Mingle
5 4 (0.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.22%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (3.93%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
5 8 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (0.87%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.76%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.76%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.55%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.44%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.29%) Office 365
4 16 (1.75%) GitHub
5 15 (1.64%) Yammer
6 13 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (0.98%) PaaS
9 8 (0.87%) IaaS
9 8 (0.87%) SaaS
10 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.44%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.33%) Taleo
12 2 (0.22%) Heroku
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.11%) Slack
13 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 20 (2.18%) HTTP
3 19 (2.07%) Firewall
4 15 (1.64%) SSL
5 13 (1.42%) LDAP
6 9 (0.98%) Internet
7 5 (0.55%) 4G
8 4 (0.44%) IPsec
9 3 (0.33%) RS-422
10 2 (0.22%) 3G
10 2 (0.22%) BGP
10 2 (0.22%) DNS
10 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.22%) LAN
10 2 (0.22%) LTE
10 2 (0.22%) MPLS
10 2 (0.22%) OSPF
10 2 (0.22%) SSH
10 2 (0.22%) UMTS
10 2 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 45 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 32 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (2.51%) RDBMS
7 19 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.42%) Big Data
8 13 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.98%) DB2
10 9 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.98%) SAP BW
11 8 (0.87%) Blockchain
12 6 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.66%) SQLite
13 5 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.55%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 123 (13.43%) Selenium
2 99 (10.81%) JIRA
3 74 (8.08%) Cucumber
4 68 (7.42%) SoapUI
5 58 (6.33%) Git (software)
6 50 (5.46%) Jenkins
7 46 (5.02%) WebDriver
8 39 (4.26%) Visual Studio
9 38 (4.15%) JUnit
10 35 (3.82%) Maven
11 33 (3.60%) Rational DOORS
12 29 (3.17%) Rational Rhapsody
13 28 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (2.84%) HP UFT
15 23 (2.51%) Subversion
16 20 (2.18%) SpecFlow
17 19 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
18 18 (1.97%) Mockito
19 14 (1.53%) NUnit
19 14 (1.53%) TeamCity
General
1 214 (23.36%) Finance
2 65 (7.10%) Manufacturing
3 55 (6.00%) Banking
4 40 (4.37%) Retail
5 34 (3.71%) Marketing
6 30 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.84%) Electronics
8 21 (2.29%) Front Office
9 14 (1.53%) Aerospace
10 12 (1.31%) Advertising
10 12 (1.31%) Legal
11 10 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.98%) Automotive
12 9 (0.98%) Back Office
13 8 (0.87%) Avionics
13 8 (0.87%) Military
14 7 (0.76%) Games
15 6 (0.66%) Billing
15 6 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 237 (25.87%) Developer
2 188 (20.52%) Analyst
3 138 (15.07%) Test Analyst
4 80 (8.73%) Java Developer
5 64 (6.99%) Tester
6 62 (6.77%) Software Engineer
7 58 (6.33%) Test Manager
8 53 (5.79%) Consultant
8 53 (5.79%) Test Engineer
9 42 (4.59%) Architect
10 39 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 29 (3.17%) Automation Test Analyst
12 25 (2.73%) SAP Consultant
13 24 (2.62%) Business Analyst
13 24 (2.62%) Integration Engineer
14 23 (2.51%) .NET Developer
15 20 (2.18%) Lead Developer
15 20 (2.18%) Test Leader
16 19 (2.07%) Project Manager
17 18 (1.97%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (14.52%) XML
2 110 (12.01%) .NET
3 96 (10.48%) Web Services
4 92 (10.04%) Spring
5 89 (9.72%) HTML
6 67 (7.31%) SOAP
7 66 (7.21%) Hibernate
8 53 (5.79%) CSS
8 53 (5.79%) REST
9 51 (5.57%) J2EE
10 47 (5.13%) JSON
11 43 (4.69%) AngularJS
12 40 (4.37%) RESTful
13 36 (3.93%) Gherkin
14 30 (3.28%) Middleware
15 28 (3.06%) Apache Camel
15 28 (3.06%) JPA
16 27 (2.95%) ASP.NET
17 26 (2.84%) HTML5
18 25 (2.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.95%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.97%) Derivative
6 16 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.64%) Smart Meter
7 15 (1.64%) User Experience
8 12 (1.31%) Life Science
9 10 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 9 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.87%) Equities
11 8 (0.87%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.76%) Fintech
12 7 (0.76%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.66%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.66%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.34%) Windows
2 111 (12.12%) Linux
3 53 (5.79%) Unix
4 14 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.20%) Android
7 10 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.87%) VME
9 6 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.22%) Solaris
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (29.69%) System Integration Testing
3 159 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 142 (15.50%) Unit Testing
5 134 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 127 (13.86%) Software Engineering
7 126 (13.76%) Scrum
8 123 (13.43%) TDD
9 120 (13.10%) Test Scripting
10 117 (12.77%) Regression Testing
11 96 (10.48%) Test Automation
12 88 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
13 85 (9.28%) BDD
13 85 (9.28%) SDLC
14 82 (8.95%) Test Strategy
15 81 (8.84%) Functional Testing
16 80 (8.73%) Migration
17 72 (7.86%) Performance Testing
18 67 (7.31%) System Testing
19 66 (7.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 263 (28.71%) Java
2 198 (21.62%) SQL
3 135 (14.74%) C#
4 102 (11.14%) JavaScript
5 81 (8.84%) Python
6 74 (8.08%) C
7 60 (6.55%) C++
8 43 (4.69%) Perl
9 31 (3.38%) VB
10 27 (2.95%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.51%) Ada
11 23 (2.51%) MATLAB
12 18 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.75%) Ruby
14 15 (1.64%) Ada 95
15 13 (1.42%) Scala
16 12 (1.31%) COBOL
17 10 (1.09%) ABAP
18 9 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (14.19%) Security Cleared
2 90 (9.83%) Degree
3 74 (8.08%) SC Cleared
4 70 (7.64%) ISTQB
5 56 (6.11%) ISEB
6 24 (2.62%) DV Cleared
7 20 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.66%) CCNP
9 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.66%) PMP
10 5 (0.55%) APMP
10 5 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.55%) HND
10 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.44%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.22%) HNC
12 2 (0.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (14.96%) QA
2 13 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.98%) SDET
5 6 (0.66%) PMO
6 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.33%) MISRA
7 3 (0.33%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.22%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.22%) FINREP
8 2 (0.22%) IFRS
8 2 (0.22%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.22%) MiFID
8 2 (0.22%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.22%) SEPA
8 2 (0.22%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.11%) GxP
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 37 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.20%) Docker
4 10 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.55%) vSphere
7 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.42%) Puppet
3 10 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.76%) Ansible
5 7 (0.76%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 5 (0.55%) MOM
7 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.33%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.22%) vRealize
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.11%) Control-M
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.11%) SCCM
10 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 171 (18.67%) Oracle
2 117 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 105 (11.46%) SAP
4 53 (5.79%) HP
5 28 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (3.06%) VMware
6 27 (2.95%) Atlassian
7 23 (2.51%) IBM
8 15 (1.64%) Infor
9 14 (1.53%) Sybase
10 13 (1.42%) Talend
11 12 (1.31%) Cisco
12 11 (1.20%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.98%) Adobe
14 8 (0.87%) ICL
14 8 (0.87%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.76%) F5
15 7 (0.76%) Sophos
15 7 (0.76%) WSO2
16 6 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
London
Palm Mason
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Metaskil Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £4 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
New Malden
aap3
Rate: £35.00 - £45.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago