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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 272 265 266
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 479 527 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.12% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 359 250
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 4 8
Median hourly rate £48.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £16.18 £38.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.75 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.97% -3.75%

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
44299 46946 44879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.12% 81.11% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 30672 28106
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1305 1228
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -17 436 £400 +9.96% 89
London -26 159 £425 - 34
South East +24 89 £375 +7.14% 18
East of England +36 37 £475 +48.43% 6
South West +26 35 £450 +38.46% 4
West Midlands -35 31 £369 +22.91% 10
Scotland +11 24 £393 +20.76% 2
Berkshire +15 23 £350 +6.06% 3
City of London -2 22 £475 - 8
Bristol +8 20 £500 +33.33%
East Midlands -14 20 £380 -10.58% 4
North East -8 19 £330 +1.53% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 19 £330 +1.05% 1
West Sussex +19 18 £400 +45.45%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 18 £330 +0.56% 1
Hertfordshire +20 17 £500 +66.66%
North West -13 17 £318 -12.41% 5
Essex - 17 £475 - 1
Hampshire -1 16 £313 -6.01% 5
Edinburgh +19 14 £400 +23.07%
Yorkshire -16 14 £400 +14.28% 3
Reading +19 11 £438 +40.00% 2
West Yorkshire -19 11 £400 +14.28% 3
Coventry -27 11 £380 +26.66% 1
East Sussex +11 9 £344 -9.60% 2
Glasgow +8 9 £272 -22.21% 2
Derbyshire -4 9 £380 +38.18%
Gloucestershire +1 8 £450 +43.42% 3
Worthing - 8 £500 -
Stevenage +13 7 - -

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 434 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (27.97%) System Integration Testing
3 278 (26.18%) Java
4 272 (25.61%) Finance
5 254 (23.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 246 (23.16%) SQL
7 185 (17.42%) Web Services
8 161 (15.16%) Oracle
8 161 (15.16%) Unit Testing
9 156 (14.69%) Linux
10 150 (14.12%) Test Scripting
11 148 (13.94%) QA
12 146 (13.75%) Security Cleared
13 145 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
13 145 (13.65%) Microsoft
14 144 (13.56%) XML
14 144 (13.56%) Spring
15 136 (12.81%) JavaScript
16 128 (12.05%) Regression Testing
17 127 (11.96%) JIRA
18 123 (11.58%) Selenium
18 123 (11.58%) Software Engineering
18 123 (11.58%) SAP
19 121 (11.39%) C#
20 117 (11.02%) Banking
20 117 (11.02%) Scrum
21 115 (10.83%) Migration
22 112 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
23 109 (10.26%) TDD
23 109 (10.26%) .NET

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 48 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
2 46 (4.33%) Confluence
3 43 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.05%) WebSphere
4 38 (3.58%) JBoss
5 33 (3.11%) Apache
5 33 (3.11%) WebLogic
6 32 (3.01%) IIS
7 28 (2.64%) Tomcat
8 25 (2.35%) Mule
9 17 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 15 (1.41%) CMS
10 15 (1.41%) Skype for Business
11 14 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (1.22%) nginx
13 11 (1.04%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.66%) Documentum
16 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.54%) MS Office
3 15 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.41%) Simulink
4 7 (0.66%) Mingle
5 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.47%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.094%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 38 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.51%) SAP CO
3 16 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (1.41%) SAP FI
5 14 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 12 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
9 9 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.66%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 7 (0.66%) SAP HCM
11 6 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.56%) Magento
11 6 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (0.47%) SAP CRM
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.79%) SaaS
4 18 (1.69%) Office 365
5 15 (1.41%) Yammer
6 11 (1.04%) GitHub
7 10 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.75%) Google Play
9 8 (0.75%) PaaS
10 6 (0.56%) IaaS
10 6 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.19%) Taleo
12 1 (0.094%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.094%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.82%) HTTP
2 28 (2.64%) LDAP
3 21 (1.98%) SSL
4 18 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.04%) 4G
6 10 (0.94%) Internet
6 10 (0.94%) VoIP
7 9 (0.85%) 3G
7 9 (0.85%) INAP
7 9 (0.85%) LAN
7 9 (0.85%) PuTTY
8 8 (0.75%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (0.75%) MGW
8 8 (0.75%) RS-422
8 8 (0.75%) SIGTRAN
9 7 (0.66%) LTE
9 7 (0.66%) WAN
10 6 (0.56%) Firewall
11 5 (0.47%) DVB
11 5 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 37 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 29 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 26 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (2.35%) MySQL
8 22 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.98%) Big Data
10 18 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.41%) DB2
13 14 (1.32%) SQLite
14 13 (1.22%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.85%) MarkLogic
16 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.66%) SAP BW
17 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 6 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 127 (11.96%) JIRA
2 123 (11.58%) Selenium
3 82 (7.72%) Jenkins
4 72 (6.78%) SoapUI
5 67 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 66 (6.21%) JUnit
7 63 (5.93%) Subversion
8 57 (5.37%) Git (software)
9 54 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (4.90%) Maven
11 47 (4.43%) Ant
12 39 (3.67%) WebDriver
13 29 (2.73%) JMeter
14 27 (2.54%) NUnit
15 26 (2.45%) SpecFlow
16 25 (2.35%) GoogleTest
16 25 (2.35%) Visual Studio
17 24 (2.26%) ClearCase
18 22 (2.07%) CppUnit
19 21 (1.98%) Hudson
General
1 272 (25.61%) Finance
2 117 (11.02%) Banking
3 91 (8.57%) Retail
4 52 (4.90%) Manufacturing
5 38 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.17%) Marketing
8 22 (2.07%) Front Office
9 18 (1.69%) Electronics
10 17 (1.60%) Back Office
11 10 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.85%) Automotive
12 9 (0.85%) Games
13 8 (0.75%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.75%) Legal
13 8 (0.75%) Military
13 8 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.66%) Billing
14 7 (0.66%) Publishing
15 6 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 310 (29.19%) Developer
2 229 (21.56%) Analyst
3 179 (16.85%) Test Analyst
4 106 (9.98%) Java Developer
5 92 (8.66%) Test Manager
6 84 (7.91%) Consultant
7 72 (6.78%) Tester
8 68 (6.40%) Senior Developer
9 58 (5.46%) Test Leader
10 53 (4.99%) Test Engineer
11 41 (3.86%) Software Engineer
12 36 (3.39%) Architect
13 32 (3.01%) .NET Developer
14 31 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
15 29 (2.73%) SAP Consultant
16 26 (2.45%) Business Analyst
17 24 (2.26%) SAP Analyst
18 22 (2.07%) QA Engineer
19 21 (1.98%) Integration Engineer
20 20 (1.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (17.42%) Web Services
2 144 (13.56%) Spring
2 144 (13.56%) XML
3 109 (10.26%) .NET
4 98 (9.23%) SOAP
5 93 (8.76%) HTML
6 75 (7.06%) CSS
7 74 (6.97%) J2EE
8 67 (6.31%) REST
9 63 (5.93%) Hibernate
10 45 (4.24%) jQuery
11 40 (3.77%) Ajax
12 39 (3.67%) AngularJS
13 38 (3.58%) JSON
13 38 (3.58%) Middleware
14 36 (3.39%) Apache Camel
14 36 (3.39%) RESTful
15 33 (3.11%) HTML5
16 32 (3.01%) ASP.NET
17 30 (2.82%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.39%) User Experience
4 33 (3.11%) Derivative
4 33 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.51%) Biometrics
9 12 (1.13%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.04%) SWIFT
11 10 (0.94%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.94%) Mainframe
11 10 (0.94%) Mathematics
11 10 (0.94%) Smart Meter
12 9 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.75%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.75%) PKI
13 8 (0.75%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 156 (14.69%) Linux
2 106 (9.98%) Unix
3 100 (9.42%) Windows
4 34 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.79%) Android
7 17 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.04%) Solaris
9 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.56%) AIX
10 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.28%) Debian
12 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.19%) CentOS
13 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.094%) MVS
14 1 (0.094%) VMS
14 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (27.97%) System Integration Testing
3 254 (23.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 161 (15.16%) Unit Testing
5 150 (14.12%) Test Scripting
6 145 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (12.05%) Regression Testing
8 123 (11.58%) Software Engineering
9 117 (11.02%) Scrum
10 115 (10.83%) Migration
11 109 (10.26%) TDD
12 102 (9.60%) BDD
13 99 (9.32%) Functional Testing
14 98 (9.23%) System Testing
15 96 (9.04%) SDLC
16 94 (8.85%) Test Strategy
16 94 (8.85%) Waterfall
17 90 (8.47%) Defect Management
17 90 (8.47%) Test Automation
18 81 (7.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 278 (26.18%) Java
2 246 (23.16%) SQL
3 136 (12.81%) JavaScript
4 121 (11.39%) C#
5 102 (9.60%) C
6 74 (6.97%) Python
7 59 (5.56%) C++
8 41 (3.86%) Perl
9 29 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 26 (2.45%) Groovy
10 26 (2.45%) T-SQL
11 23 (2.17%) Ruby
12 21 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.88%) PHP
13 20 (1.88%) VB
14 17 (1.60%) MATLAB
15 15 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.22%) Ada
16 13 (1.22%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 146 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 107 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 104 (9.79%) ISEB
4 89 (8.38%) Degree
4 89 (8.38%) ISTQB
5 32 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.51%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.32%) PMP
8 11 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.94%) HND
10 6 (0.56%) HNC
11 5 (0.47%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.38%) APMP
12 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.19%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.094%) CCIE
14 1 (0.094%) CFA
14 1 (0.094%) MBA
14 1 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (13.94%) QA
2 10 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.38%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.38%) MiFID
6 3 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.28%) EMIR
6 3 (0.28%) SDET
6 3 (0.28%) SLA
7 2 (0.19%) Basel III
7 2 (0.19%) FINREP
7 2 (0.19%) SEPA
7 2 (0.19%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.094%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.094%) HL7
8 1 (0.094%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.094%) MISRA
8 1 (0.094%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.094%) Solvency II
System Software
1 46 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.54%) Docker
3 14 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.094%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.094%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.094%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (3.11%) Puppet
3 16 (1.51%) Ansible
4 12 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.66%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.47%) SCCM
8 4 (0.38%) MOM
8 4 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (0.28%) Control-M
9 3 (0.28%) WMI
10 2 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.094%) Cacti
11 1 (0.094%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.094%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.094%) Munin
11 1 (0.094%) Nagios
11 1 (0.094%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 161 (15.16%) Oracle
2 145 (13.65%) Microsoft
3 123 (11.58%) SAP
4 50 (4.71%) HP
4 50 (4.71%) IBM
5 38 (3.58%) Atlassian
6 26 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.88%) Rally
8 19 (1.79%) VMware
9 18 (1.69%) Infor
10 16 (1.51%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.22%) Hortonworks
11 13 (1.22%) hybris
12 11 (1.04%) Google
12 11 (1.04%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.85%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.75%) Nokia
14 8 (0.75%) Talend
15 7 (0.66%) JDA
15 7 (0.66%) Sophos
Belfast, County Antrim
Computer People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
Spectrum IT
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Essex
People Source Consulting
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