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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 231 248 246
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 572 513 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 0.91% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.15% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 309 238
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £15.08 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%

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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +26 544 £410 +9.33% 93
London +19 204 £425 - 26
South East +29 128 £400 +14.28% 18
North West +7 61 £450 +20.00% 9
Hampshire +19 44 £311 -11.07% 5
East of England +23 40 £425 +7.93% 4
Cheshire +13 32 £475 +11.76% 1
Berkshire +4 30 £463 +56.77% 1
West Midlands -14 28 £371 +6.07% 18
City of London +11 25 £438 -2.77% 5
Chester +11 22 £475 +18.60%
South West -13 22 £375 - 15
Surrey +1 21 £480 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire +1 18 £313 -3.84%
West Yorkshire +4 16 £319 -1.92%
East Midlands -2 16 £375 +25.00% 3
Scotland -23 16 £363 +16.93% 2
Manchester +4 15 £300 -17.80% 7
North East -60 15 £410 -25.62%
Hook +4 14 £298 -18.49%
Hertfordshire +27 13 £450 +56.52%
Leatherhead +6 13 £500 +11.11%
Tyne and Wear -60 13 £410 -25.45%
Reading -4 12 £500 +45.45%
Newcastle upon Tyne -65 12 £410 -25.45%
Birmingham +2 11 £450 +50.00% 15
Essex +15 10 £431 +15.00% 1
Bristol +3 10 £363 -11.04% 5
West Sussex -5 10 £368 -18.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 9 £375 -16.66% 2

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 458 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (27.62%) System Integration Testing
3 322 (27.20%) Finance
4 291 (24.58%) SQL
5 288 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 270 (22.80%) Java
7 202 (17.06%) Security Cleared
8 199 (16.81%) Test Scripting
9 197 (16.64%) Unit Testing
10 188 (15.88%) Linux
11 187 (15.79%) Oracle
12 161 (13.60%) Web Services
13 157 (13.26%) XML
14 156 (13.18%) SDLC
15 154 (13.01%) SC Cleared
15 154 (13.01%) QA
16 153 (12.92%) Microsoft
17 150 (12.67%) JavaScript
18 148 (12.50%) JIRA
19 147 (12.42%) Software Engineering
20 140 (11.82%) Unix
20 140 (11.82%) Functional Testing
21 138 (11.66%) Regression Testing
21 138 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
22 134 (11.32%) SQL Server
22 134 (11.32%) SAP
23 133 (11.23%) Scrum
24 130 (10.98%) Spring
25 129 (10.90%) ISEB
26 125 (10.56%) Analytical Skills

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 59 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.56%) Confluence
3 43 (3.63%) WebSphere
4 40 (3.38%) JBoss
5 39 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 35 (2.96%) Apache
7 34 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
8 27 (2.28%) Mule
9 25 (2.11%) IIS
10 20 (1.69%) WebLogic
11 18 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.44%) CMS
13 16 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
14 15 (1.27%) Skype for Business
15 13 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.93%) Mule ESB
17 10 (0.84%) nginx
17 10 (0.84%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 86 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.22%) MS Office
3 15 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.27%) MS Project
4 12 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.59%) Simulink
6 5 (0.42%) Mingle
7 1 (0.084%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 39 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 13 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (1.10%) SAP FI
6 12 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (1.01%) SAP CO
6 12 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
7 11 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (0.68%) Magento
10 8 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.68%) SAP HCM
11 7 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
12 6 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.11%) GitHub
3 20 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.44%) Office 365
5 15 (1.27%) Yammer
6 13 (1.10%) SaaS
7 12 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (0.59%) Taleo
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.25%) Force.com
10 3 (0.25%) IaaS
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.084%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.084%) Google Play
12 1 (0.084%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.46%) HTTP
2 32 (2.70%) LDAP
3 25 (2.11%) SSL
4 15 (1.27%) DNS
5 13 (1.10%) Firewall
5 13 (1.10%) VPN
6 11 (0.93%) 3G
7 10 (0.84%) 4G
7 10 (0.84%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (0.84%) INAP
7 10 (0.84%) Internet
7 10 (0.84%) SIGTRAN
8 9 (0.76%) LTE
8 9 (0.76%) MGW
9 8 (0.68%) SAN
10 7 (0.59%) ATM
10 7 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (0.59%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 46 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.21%) MongoDB
5 38 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 34 (2.87%) MySQL
7 26 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
7 26 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 22 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 20 (1.69%) Big Data
10 18 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (0.93%) SAP HANA
13 10 (0.84%) DB2
14 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.51%) GIS
16 6 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 148 (12.50%) JIRA
2 98 (8.28%) Selenium
3 95 (8.02%) Jenkins
4 91 (7.69%) Subversion
5 76 (6.42%) JUnit
6 68 (5.74%) Git (software)
7 65 (5.49%) Cucumber
8 56 (4.73%) Ant
8 56 (4.73%) SoapUI
8 56 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (4.65%) Maven
10 44 (3.72%) NUnit
11 39 (3.29%) GoogleTest
12 38 (3.21%) ClearCase
13 34 (2.87%) CppUnit
14 30 (2.53%) WebDriver
15 25 (2.11%) Eclipse
15 25 (2.11%) Visual Studio
16 23 (1.94%) HP UFT
17 22 (1.86%) JMeter
General
1 322 (27.20%) Finance
2 124 (10.47%) Banking
3 83 (7.01%) Retail
4 63 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 52 (4.39%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.96%) Front Office
7 33 (2.79%) Marketing
8 27 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 25 (2.11%) Electronics
10 23 (1.94%) Billing
11 13 (1.10%) Back Office
12 9 (0.76%) Military
13 7 (0.59%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.59%) Games
13 7 (0.59%) Publishing
14 6 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.42%) Avionics
16 4 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 327 (27.62%) Developer
2 260 (21.96%) Analyst
3 206 (17.40%) Test Analyst
4 109 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 100 (8.45%) Test Manager
6 90 (7.60%) Consultant
7 87 (7.35%) Tester
8 61 (5.15%) Test Leader
9 57 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 49 (4.14%) Software Engineer
11 45 (3.80%) Test Engineer
12 35 (2.96%) SAP Consultant
13 34 (2.87%) Business Analyst
13 34 (2.87%) Programme Manager
14 33 (2.79%) Architect
15 29 (2.45%) Senior Java Developer
16 28 (2.36%) Programme Test Manager
16 28 (2.36%) Test Programme Manager
17 27 (2.28%) C Developer
17 27 (2.28%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (13.60%) Web Services
2 157 (13.26%) XML
3 130 (10.98%) Spring
4 118 (9.97%) .NET
5 112 (9.46%) HTML
6 110 (9.29%) CSS
7 97 (8.19%) SOAP
8 67 (5.66%) REST
9 55 (4.65%) jQuery
10 54 (4.56%) Hibernate
11 53 (4.48%) J2EE
12 48 (4.05%) Ajax
13 46 (3.89%) HTML5
14 43 (3.63%) Middleware
15 39 (3.29%) Node.js
15 39 (3.29%) RESTful
16 37 (3.13%) Apache Camel
17 36 (3.04%) AngularJS
17 36 (3.04%) JSON
17 36 (3.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.22%) Derivative
3 45 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 39 (3.29%) User Experience
5 31 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (2.20%) PKI
8 25 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.94%) iPad
10 20 (1.69%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.44%) Biometrics
12 16 (1.35%) Cryptography
12 16 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.35%) Visualisation
13 15 (1.27%) Data Centre
14 13 (1.10%) Smart Meter
15 12 (1.01%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.01%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.93%) SWIFT
17 10 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 188 (15.88%) Linux
2 140 (11.82%) Unix
3 102 (8.61%) Windows
4 40 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 14 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.01%) Android
9 10 (0.84%) CentOS
10 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.68%) Solaris
12 7 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.34%) AIX
14 3 (0.25%) Debian
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.17%) VMS
15 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (27.62%) System Integration Testing
3 288 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 199 (16.81%) Test Scripting
5 197 (16.64%) Unit Testing
6 156 (13.18%) SDLC
7 147 (12.42%) Software Engineering
8 140 (11.82%) Functional Testing
9 138 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
9 138 (11.66%) Regression Testing
10 133 (11.23%) Scrum
11 118 (9.97%) System Testing
12 109 (9.21%) Migration
13 106 (8.95%) Project Management
14 105 (8.87%) Waterfall
15 98 (8.28%) Test Strategy
16 94 (7.94%) Test Automation
17 92 (7.77%) E-Commerce
18 88 (7.43%) TDD
19 87 (7.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 291 (24.58%) SQL
2 270 (22.80%) Java
3 150 (12.67%) JavaScript
4 123 (10.39%) C#
5 89 (7.52%) C
6 69 (5.83%) Python
7 64 (5.41%) C++
8 32 (2.70%) Ruby
9 26 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 25 (2.11%) Groovy
10 25 (2.11%) PL/SQL
10 25 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 21 (1.77%) Perl
11 21 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.52%) PHP
13 16 (1.35%) ABAP
13 16 (1.35%) VBA
14 15 (1.27%) Scala
15 13 (1.10%) Ada
16 11 (0.93%) ES6
Qualifications
1 202 (17.06%) Security Cleared
2 154 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 129 (10.90%) ISEB
4 116 (9.80%) ISTQB
5 100 (8.45%) Degree
6 59 (4.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.10%) HND
9 12 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.93%) PMP
11 10 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.68%) HNC
12 8 (0.68%) OCA
12 8 (0.68%) OCAJ
12 8 (0.68%) OCP
13 6 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.25%) PhD
14 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (13.01%) QA
2 6 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.51%) WAI
2 6 (0.51%) WCAG
3 5 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.42%) GPG13
4 4 (0.34%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.34%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.34%) SLA
5 3 (0.25%) COBIT
5 3 (0.25%) EMIR
6 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.17%) HL7
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.17%) MiFID
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.084%) GAAP
7 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.69%) Docker
3 19 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) Firmware
8 2 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.084%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.084%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 70 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (2.53%) Puppet
3 18 (1.52%) Ansible
4 10 (0.84%) SCCM
5 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.42%) Kibana
6 5 (0.42%) logstash
7 4 (0.34%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 4 (0.34%) WMI
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.17%) Cacti
9 2 (0.17%) Nagios
9 2 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.17%) SCOM
10 1 (0.084%) Munin
10 1 (0.084%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 187 (15.79%) Oracle
2 153 (12.92%) Microsoft
3 134 (11.32%) SAP
4 62 (5.24%) HP
5 59 (4.98%) IBM
6 40 (3.38%) Atlassian
7 24 (2.03%) VMware
8 22 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.52%) Infor
10 17 (1.44%) hybris
10 17 (1.44%) Rally
11 16 (1.35%) Cognos
12 13 (1.10%) Hortonworks
13 10 (0.84%) Nokia
13 10 (0.84%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.84%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.76%) Serena
15 8 (0.68%) Google
15 8 (0.68%) Talend
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £212 - £273 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
2038565551
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 6months+
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £550-600pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £550-600pd
Posted: 6 days ago