The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Testing
Rank 241 247 273
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 529 462 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.84% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.11% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 233 180
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £48.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -21.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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
44371 41642 38262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.77% 76.16% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28775 25771 23176
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1188 1113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 495 £375 +4.16% 112
London +10 193 £425 -5.55% 48
South East +19 100 £350 +7.69% 18
North West +5 49 £350 +8.52% 6
South West +16 48 £350 +5.26% 15
City of London 0 46 £425 +6.25% 12
Hampshire +4 30 £350 +7.69% 5
East of England -7 28 £375 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +24 27 £289 -32.05%
Surrey +12 23 £440 +3.52% 6
West Midlands -15 23 £300 -17.80% 9
East Midlands -8 18 £275 -21.42% 2
Manchester -9 18 £400 +24.03% 4
Yorkshire -29 18 £313 +5.93% 9
Scotland -7 16 £325 +33.74% 2
West Yorkshire -27 16 £313 +5.93% 5
Bristol 0 15 £408 +16.42% 6
Suffolk +23 14 £400 +8.84%
Somerset +17 14 £350 +7.69% 2
Derbyshire +4 13 £275 -52.38% 1
Gloucestershire +3 13 £331 +65.62% 3
Leeds -30 13 £313 +5.04% 4
Reading - 13 £305 -
Taunton +23 11 £350 +16.66%
Cheshire -4 11 £425 +34.92% 1
Edinburgh -11 11 £325 +37.71%
Lancashire +15 10 £350 -
Ipswich +10 10 £400 +8.84%
Leatherhead - 10 £450 -
Hook +4 9 £365 -2.66%

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing.

1 337 (33.14%) System Integration Testing
2 263 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 259 (25.47%) Finance
4 257 (25.27%) SQL
5 254 (24.98%) Agile Software Development
6 215 (21.14%) Test Scripting
7 173 (17.01%) Java
8 143 (14.06%) Oracle
9 140 (13.77%) Security Cleared
10 139 (13.67%) QA
11 137 (13.47%) XML
11 137 (13.47%) ISEB
12 130 (12.78%) SAP
13 127 (12.49%) System Testing
14 123 (12.09%) SQL Server
15 120 (11.80%) Microsoft
16 118 (11.60%) Banking
17 111 (10.91%) .NET
18 106 (10.42%) ISTQB
18 106 (10.42%) Test Strategy
19 103 (10.13%) Unit Testing
20 102 (10.03%) Migration
21 101 (9.93%) HP Quality Center
22 100 (9.83%) Regression Testing
23 96 (9.44%) SDLC
24 93 (9.14%) Software Testing
25 92 (9.05%) HP
26 87 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
27 86 (8.46%) Web Services
28 84 (8.26%) UNIX

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (4.33%) WebSphere
2 37 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (1.97%) Confluence
5 15 (1.47%) Apache Solr
5 15 (1.47%) Mule
6 14 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.18%) JBoss
8 11 (1.08%) CMS
9 9 (0.88%) Apache
10 7 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (0.69%) Node.js
11 6 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.59%) IIS
11 6 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.49%) nginx
13 4 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.39%) Lync
13 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.39%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 61 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.56%) MS Office
3 11 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.08%) MS Project
4 8 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (1.47%) SAP HR
4 11 (1.08%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.69%) SAP Payroll
7 6 (0.59%) SAP EWM
7 6 (0.59%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.49%) SAP MM
8 5 (0.49%) SAP Retail
8 5 (0.49%) SAP SCM
8 5 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.39%) Magento
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.29%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.29%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.29%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.88%) SaaS
3 7 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.39%) GitHub
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.20%) Force.com
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.20%) PaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.098%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.46%) Internet
2 24 (2.36%) HTTP
3 9 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.79%) Firewall
4 8 (0.79%) Wireshark
5 7 (0.69%) X.400
5 7 (0.69%) X.500
5 7 (0.69%) Intranet
6 6 (0.59%) LDAP
7 5 (0.49%) SMTP
7 5 (0.49%) FTP
7 5 (0.49%) DNS
8 4 (0.39%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.29%) Diameter Protocol
9 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.29%) SSL
9 3 (0.29%) SAN
9 3 (0.29%) 3G
10 2 (0.20%) TCAP
10 2 (0.20%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.24%) RDBMS
5 26 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 23 (2.26%) MySQL
7 21 (2.06%) DB2
8 18 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.38%) Informix
11 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.88%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (0.79%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.69%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 70 (6.88%) JIRA
2 65 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (6.10%) SoapUI
4 56 (5.51%) Selenium
5 47 (4.62%) Subversion
6 38 (3.74%) NUnit
7 30 (2.95%) Git (software)
8 26 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 26 (2.56%) ClearCase
9 25 (2.46%) Ant
9 25 (2.46%) GoogleTest
10 24 (2.36%) Jenkins
11 23 (2.26%) Visual Studio
12 21 (2.06%) JUnit
12 21 (2.06%) HP UFT
12 21 (2.06%) CppUnit
13 20 (1.97%) LoadRunner
14 17 (1.67%) Rational Rose
14 17 (1.67%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 259 (25.47%) Finance
2 118 (11.60%) Banking
3 54 (5.31%) Retail
4 47 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 44 (4.33%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.97%) Marketing
7 18 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 16 (1.57%) Automotive
8 16 (1.57%) Electronics
9 15 (1.47%) Publishing
10 10 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.79%) Front Office
11 8 (0.79%) Back Office
11 8 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.79%) Military
12 7 (0.69%) Legal
13 5 (0.49%) Billing
13 5 (0.49%) Games
14 4 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 309 (30.38%) Analyst
2 229 (22.52%) Test Analyst
3 217 (21.34%) Developer
4 105 (10.32%) Tester
5 79 (7.77%) Test Manager
6 68 (6.69%) Test Leader
7 60 (5.90%) Java Developer
8 52 (5.11%) Business Analyst
9 42 (4.13%) Consultant
10 39 (3.83%) Software Engineer
11 33 (3.24%) Project Manager
12 29 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
12 29 (2.85%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 26 (2.56%) Senior Developer
14 25 (2.46%) Architect
15 23 (2.26%) SAP Consultant
15 23 (2.26%) Senior Test Analyst
16 22 (2.16%) Test Engineer
17 21 (2.06%) Integration Manager
18 20 (1.97%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (13.47%) XML
2 111 (10.91%) .NET
3 86 (8.46%) Web Services
4 78 (7.67%) SOAP
5 74 (7.28%) HTML
6 57 (5.60%) Spring
7 55 (5.41%) CSS
7 55 (5.41%) REST
8 39 (3.83%) jQuery
9 31 (3.05%) ASP.NET
10 29 (2.85%) J2EE
11 28 (2.75%) WSDL
11 28 (2.75%) HTML5
12 24 (2.36%) Middleware
12 24 (2.36%) Spring MVC
13 23 (2.26%) JSP
13 23 (2.26%) CSS3
13 23 (2.26%) AngularJS
14 21 (2.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 20 (1.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 30 (2.95%) Derivative
4 25 (2.46%) SWIFT
5 17 (1.67%) Market Risk
5 17 (1.67%) NHS
6 16 (1.57%) User Experience
7 15 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.47%) DTV
8 14 (1.38%) Data Conversion
9 13 (1.28%) DataPower
10 12 (1.18%) Smart Meter
10 12 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 10 (0.98%) EFT
12 9 (0.88%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.79%) Clustering
13 8 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.79%) Online Banking
13 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 84 (8.26%) UNIX
2 80 (7.87%) Windows
3 79 (7.77%) Linux
4 19 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.67%) Android
6 16 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.18%) VME
7 12 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.79%) Solaris
9 6 (0.59%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.49%) VMS
11 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.20%) SUSE
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.098%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (33.14%) System Integration Testing
2 263 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 254 (24.98%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (21.14%) Test Scripting
5 127 (12.49%) System Testing
6 106 (10.42%) Test Strategy
7 103 (10.13%) Unit Testing
8 102 (10.03%) Migration
9 100 (9.83%) Regression Testing
10 96 (9.44%) SDLC
11 93 (9.14%) Software Testing
12 87 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
13 82 (8.06%) Project Management
13 82 (8.06%) Software Engineering
14 73 (7.18%) Data Migration
15 72 (7.08%) Scrum
16 68 (6.69%) Configuration Management
16 68 (6.69%) Release Management
17 65 (6.39%) Performance Testing
18 62 (6.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 257 (25.27%) SQL
2 173 (17.01%) Java
3 82 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 66 (6.49%) C#
5 51 (5.01%) C
6 47 (4.62%) C++
7 32 (3.15%) Python
8 31 (3.05%) Apex Code
9 27 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 26 (2.56%) Perl
11 24 (2.36%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.57%) COBOL
14 15 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.98%) Ruby
15 10 (0.98%) VB
16 9 (0.88%) PHP
16 9 (0.88%) Groovy
16 9 (0.88%) Embedded C
17 8 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 137 (13.47%) ISEB
3 106 (10.42%) ISTQB
4 84 (8.26%) Degree
5 79 (7.77%) SC Cleared
6 48 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (2.46%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.87%) APMP
9 17 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 17 (1.67%) PMI Certification
10 16 (1.57%) PMP
11 12 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.49%) OCAJ
13 5 (0.49%) HND
13 5 (0.49%) OCP
13 5 (0.49%) OCA
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (13.67%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.39%) GMP
3 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.29%) HL7
5 2 (0.20%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.098%) GxP
6 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.20%) XenApp
5 2 (0.20%) vCloud
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.098%) Docker
6 1 (0.098%) vSphere
6 1 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.098%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 101 (9.93%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.47%) MOM
3 10 (0.98%) CA LISA
4 6 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.49%) Puppet
5 5 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.29%) Control-M
6 3 (0.29%) SCCM
6 3 (0.29%) OpenView
7 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.20%) logstash
7 2 (0.20%) Kibana
7 2 (0.20%) SCOM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.098%) Netcool
8 1 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.098%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.098%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.098%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 143 (14.06%) Oracle
2 130 (12.78%) SAP
3 120 (11.80%) Microsoft
4 92 (9.05%) HP
5 43 (4.23%) IBM
6 32 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (2.46%) VMware
8 17 (1.67%) hybris
9 15 (1.47%) TIBCO
10 14 (1.38%) Sybase
10 14 (1.38%) Green Hat
11 12 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 12 (1.18%) Serena
11 12 (1.18%) Adobe
11 12 (1.18%) Remedy
12 11 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (0.98%) webMethods
13 10 (0.98%) Solace
14 9 (0.88%) Endeca
15 8 (0.79%) OpenText
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Advantage Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 per day
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West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £600 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
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