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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 226 240 243
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 597 493 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.15% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 284 252
Median daily rate £410 £362 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.34% -3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 14
Median hourly rate £44.70 £41.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% +8.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £27.45 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.70 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +10.38%

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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +33 569 £410 +13.10% 111
London +39 244 £448 +11.87% 40
South East +31 135 £400 +23.07% 19
North West -15 44 £438 +16.66% 12
East of England +32 43 £425 +21.42% 3
Hampshire -4 30 £310 -11.42% 2
Surrey +10 29 £500 +28.20% 6
City of London +21 28 £438 +2.94% 7
South West +2 28 £375 +5.26% 12
Berkshire -2 27 £413 +43.47% 1
West Midlands -6 26 £350 -12.50% 6
Cheshire +1 25 £475 +18.75% 1
Leatherhead +2 22 £500 -
Yorkshire +4 18 £343 - 9
Scotland -9 17 £425 +37.09% 1
Chester +7 15 £475 +18.60% 1
Bristol -1 13 £363 -3.65% 2
West Yorkshire -9 13 £363 +8.20% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 12 £335 +3.07% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 11 £370 -1.33% 1
East Midlands +18 11 £475 +58.33% 1
Hertfordshire +13 11 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes +6 11 £335 -0.74% 1
Manchester -8 11 £300 -33.33% 7
North East -66 11 £361 -34.31% 8
Cambridge - 11 £370 -
Bedfordshire +15 10 £625 - 1
Gloucestershire -4 10 £375 +15.38% 7
Edinburgh -9 10 £425 +49.12%
Tyne and Wear -57 10 £361 -34.46% 7

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 438 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (27.15%) Finance
3 313 (26.89%) System Integration Testing
4 290 (24.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 283 (24.31%) SQL
6 236 (20.27%) Java
7 199 (17.10%) Unit Testing
7 199 (17.10%) Security Cleared
8 198 (17.01%) Test Scripting
9 182 (15.64%) Oracle
10 179 (15.38%) Linux
11 150 (12.89%) XML
12 149 (12.80%) Microsoft
13 146 (12.54%) JavaScript
13 146 (12.54%) SDLC
14 145 (12.46%) Functional Testing
14 145 (12.46%) JIRA
15 143 (12.29%) QA
16 141 (12.11%) SC Cleared
17 140 (12.03%) Software Engineering
18 136 (11.68%) Scrum
19 134 (11.51%) Unix
20 132 (11.34%) SQL Server
21 130 (11.17%) Web Services
21 130 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
22 129 (11.08%) .NET
22 129 (11.08%) C#
23 127 (10.91%) Regression Testing
24 122 (10.48%) SAP
25 120 (10.31%) ISTQB

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 56 (4.81%) Confluence
2 54 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 42 (3.61%) Node.js
4 38 (3.26%) JBoss
5 36 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 33 (2.84%) WebSphere
7 32 (2.75%) Apache
8 28 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (2.15%) Mule
10 20 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (1.72%) IIS
11 19 (1.63%) CMS
12 16 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
13 15 (1.29%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.86%) nginx
15 10 (0.86%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 9 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
16 9 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 83 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 59 (5.07%) MS Office
3 22 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.63%) MS Project
5 18 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.60%) Simulink
7 3 (0.26%) Mingle
8 1 (0.086%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (1.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 16 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
7 10 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (0.86%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
8 9 (0.77%) Magento
9 7 (0.60%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 7 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.52%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.52%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.15%) GitHub
3 18 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.12%) Office 365
5 12 (1.03%) SaaS
6 9 (0.77%) Yammer
7 8 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.60%) IaaS
8 7 (0.60%) Taleo
9 6 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.34%) Force.com
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.086%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.78%) HTTP
2 27 (2.32%) LDAP
3 26 (2.23%) SSL
4 16 (1.37%) Firewall
5 15 (1.29%) DNS
6 12 (1.03%) VPN
7 11 (0.95%) 3G
8 10 (0.86%) 4G
8 10 (0.86%) Diameter Protocol
8 10 (0.86%) INAP
8 10 (0.86%) SIGTRAN
9 9 (0.77%) LAN
9 9 (0.77%) LTE
9 9 (0.77%) MGW
10 8 (0.69%) Internet
10 8 (0.69%) SAN
10 8 (0.69%) SNMP
10 8 (0.69%) WAN
11 7 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 46 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 39 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 34 (2.92%) MySQL
7 33 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.46%) Big Data
12 12 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.95%) SAP HANA
14 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.52%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 145 (12.46%) JIRA
2 93 (7.99%) Jenkins
3 88 (7.56%) Subversion
4 84 (7.22%) Selenium
5 74 (6.36%) Cucumber
6 69 (5.93%) Git (software)
7 64 (5.50%) JUnit
8 62 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 52 (4.47%) SoapUI
10 50 (4.30%) Ant
11 49 (4.21%) Maven
12 43 (3.69%) NUnit
13 38 (3.26%) ClearCase
14 36 (3.09%) GoogleTest
15 34 (2.92%) CppUnit
15 34 (2.92%) Visual Studio
16 27 (2.32%) HP UFT
16 27 (2.32%) WebDriver
17 24 (2.06%) Jasmine
17 24 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
General
1 316 (27.15%) Finance
2 117 (10.05%) Banking
3 75 (6.44%) Retail
4 65 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 53 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 34 (2.92%) Front Office
7 29 (2.49%) Marketing
8 26 (2.23%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.98%) Electronics
10 22 (1.89%) Billing
11 12 (1.03%) Back Office
12 11 (0.95%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.69%) Publishing
14 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.60%) Games
15 6 (0.52%) Military
15 6 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
16 5 (0.43%) Automotive
16 5 (0.43%) Avionics
17 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 298 (25.60%) Developer
2 250 (21.48%) Analyst
3 196 (16.84%) Test Analyst
4 103 (8.85%) Test Manager
5 91 (7.82%) Tester
6 82 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 79 (6.79%) Consultant
8 60 (5.15%) Test Leader
9 58 (4.98%) Software Engineer
10 46 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 42 (3.61%) Test Engineer
12 33 (2.84%) Business Analyst
12 33 (2.84%) Programme Manager
13 32 (2.75%) Architect
14 28 (2.41%) Programme Test Manager
14 28 (2.41%) Test Programme Manager
15 25 (2.15%) SAP Consultant
16 24 (2.06%) .NET Developer
16 24 (2.06%) C Developer
16 24 (2.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (12.89%) XML
2 130 (11.17%) Web Services
3 129 (11.08%) .NET
4 112 (9.62%) HTML
5 111 (9.54%) CSS
6 94 (8.08%) Spring
7 92 (7.90%) SOAP
8 69 (5.93%) REST
9 50 (4.30%) jQuery
10 48 (4.12%) Middleware
11 47 (4.04%) HTML5
12 41 (3.52%) Ajax
13 40 (3.44%) Hibernate
14 39 (3.35%) AngularJS
15 36 (3.09%) .NET Framework
15 36 (3.09%) ASP.NET
16 35 (3.01%) Spring MVC
16 35 (3.01%) XSD
17 34 (2.92%) J2EE
17 34 (2.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 107 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.12%) Derivative
3 39 (3.35%) User Experience
4 38 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.66%) PKI
6 29 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (2.32%) iPad
7 27 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.46%) Biometrics
9 17 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.29%) Cryptography
11 13 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 13 (1.12%) Smart Meter
12 11 (0.95%) SWIFT
13 10 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.77%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 179 (15.38%) Linux
2 134 (11.51%) Unix
3 104 (8.93%) Windows
4 33 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.80%) Mac OS X
6 20 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.86%) CentOS
11 9 (0.77%) Android
12 6 (0.52%) Solaris
13 4 (0.34%) AIX
13 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (26.89%) System Integration Testing
3 290 (24.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 199 (17.10%) Unit Testing
5 198 (17.01%) Test Scripting
6 146 (12.54%) SDLC
7 145 (12.46%) Functional Testing
8 140 (12.03%) Software Engineering
9 136 (11.68%) Scrum
10 130 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
11 127 (10.91%) Regression Testing
12 111 (9.54%) System Testing
13 110 (9.45%) Migration
13 110 (9.45%) Project Management
14 101 (8.68%) Test Automation
15 99 (8.51%) E-Commerce
15 99 (8.51%) Test Strategy
16 89 (7.65%) Defect Management
17 86 (7.39%) Software Testing
18 82 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 283 (24.31%) SQL
2 236 (20.27%) Java
3 146 (12.54%) JavaScript
4 129 (11.08%) C#
5 91 (7.82%) C
6 79 (6.79%) Python
7 72 (6.19%) C++
8 41 (3.52%) Ruby
9 29 (2.49%) Shell Script
10 28 (2.41%) Perl
11 22 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 22 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.80%) Groovy
12 21 (1.80%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.46%) PHP
13 17 (1.46%) Scala
14 16 (1.37%) Ada
14 16 (1.37%) ES6
15 15 (1.29%) ABAP
15 15 (1.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 199 (17.10%) Security Cleared
2 141 (12.11%) SC Cleared
3 120 (10.31%) ISTQB
4 119 (10.22%) ISEB
5 97 (8.33%) Degree
6 68 (5.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 20 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 12 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (1.03%) PMP
10 11 (0.95%) HND
11 10 (0.86%) OCA
11 10 (0.86%) OCAJ
11 10 (0.86%) OCP
12 8 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.69%) HNC
13 6 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.43%) APMP
15 4 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (12.29%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) SLA
3 7 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.60%) WAI
3 7 (0.60%) WCAG
4 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.52%) GPG13
5 4 (0.34%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.34%) EMIR
5 4 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.26%) Basel III
6 3 (0.26%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.17%) HL7
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.086%) GAAP
8 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.55%) Docker
3 15 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.26%) Firmware
6 3 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.086%) HDFS
7 1 (0.086%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.086%) vCloud
7 1 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 71 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (2.75%) Puppet
3 16 (1.37%) Ansible
4 14 (1.20%) SCCM
5 8 (0.69%) SCOM
6 6 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.43%) Kibana
7 5 (0.43%) logstash
8 4 (0.34%) CA Wily
8 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.34%) WMI
9 3 (0.26%) MOM
9 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.17%) Cacti
10 2 (0.17%) Nagios
11 1 (0.086%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.086%) Munin
11 1 (0.086%) yum
Vendors
1 182 (15.64%) Oracle
2 149 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 122 (10.48%) SAP
4 61 (5.24%) HP
5 56 (4.81%) IBM
6 35 (3.01%) Atlassian
7 20 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.72%) VMware
8 18 (1.55%) Cognos
9 16 (1.37%) hybris
9 16 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.29%) Rally
11 13 (1.12%) Hortonworks
12 12 (1.03%) Infor
13 11 (0.95%) Serena
14 10 (0.86%) Nokia
15 9 (0.77%) Calypso
15 9 (0.77%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.69%) Adobe
16 8 (0.69%) Talend
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £550-600pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £11.30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Riverside Park, - Stoke on Trent
Ticketmaster
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago