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 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Integration Testing
Rank 259 238 248
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 500 549 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.96% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.20% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 348 241
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 7
Median hourly rate £51.09 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.71% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £14.85 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.09 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+27.71% +6.66%

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
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 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 28 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 28 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 -27 480 £400 +6.66% 85
London -7 184 £450 +5.88% 32
South East +10 99 £350 - 12
Hampshire +16 46 £311 -11.07% 2
North West -6 42 £348 -7.33% 6
East of England +26 33 £413 +10.00% 3
South West -17 28 £431 +23.21% 18
West Midlands -26 26 £375 +25.00% 9
City of London +25 25 £475 +11.76% 8
Berkshire -2 25 £475 +64.50% 2
Bristol +5 19 £500 +22.69% 7
North East -34 19 £410 -25.45% 2
Cheshire +7 18 £475 +11.76% 3
Tyne and Wear -48 18 £410 -11.82% 1
East Midlands -6 17 £375 +25.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 17 £410 -25.45% 1
Hook +7 16 £298 -18.49%
Chester - 16 £475 -
Yorkshire -5 15 £313 -
West Yorkshire -3 14 £319 +2.00%
Croydon - 14 £375 -
Reading +5 13 £500 +63.93% 1
Manchester -6 13 £300 -25.00% 3
Surrey -13 12 £438 +4.16% 2
Midlands - 12 £488 - 1
Hertfordshire +23 11 £400 +36.17% 2
Derbyshire +1 11 £338 +22.72%
Scotland -7 11 £388 +19.23% 1
Birmingham -6 10 £450 +50.00% 6
Essex +9 9 £438 +16.66%

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 446 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (27.79%) System Integration Testing
3 311 (27.09%) Finance
4 293 (25.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 276 (24.04%) SQL
6 268 (23.34%) Java
7 192 (16.72%) Test Scripting
8 183 (15.94%) Security Cleared
9 175 (15.24%) Oracle
10 170 (14.81%) Linux
11 167 (14.55%) Web Services
12 164 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 152 (13.24%) XML
14 146 (12.72%) Microsoft
14 146 (12.72%) JIRA
15 145 (12.63%) QA
16 144 (12.54%) SC Cleared
16 144 (12.54%) Regression Testing
17 141 (12.28%) SDLC
18 136 (11.85%) SAP
19 135 (11.76%) JavaScript
20 134 (11.67%) Spring
20 134 (11.67%) Software Engineering
21 133 (11.59%) Functional Testing
22 132 (11.50%) Scrum
23 131 (11.41%) Banking
24 130 (11.32%) ISEB
24 130 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
25 125 (10.89%) SQL Server
26 122 (10.63%) 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 56 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.36%) Confluence
3 46 (4.01%) WebSphere
4 43 (3.75%) JBoss
5 37 (3.22%) Tomcat
6 36 (3.14%) Apache
7 32 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
8 31 (2.70%) Mule
9 28 (2.44%) IIS
10 23 (2.00%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.39%) CMS
12 15 (1.31%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (1.31%) Skype for Business
13 13 (1.13%) nginx
14 12 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (1.05%) Mule ESB
14 12 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 87 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 47 (4.09%) MS Office
3 18 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.05%) MS Project
6 8 (0.70%) Simulink
7 7 (0.61%) Mingle
8 1 (0.087%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 36 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.31%) SAP FI
4 14 (1.22%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (0.78%) SAP HCM
8 8 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.70%) SAP IS-U
8 8 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
9 6 (0.52%) Magento
10 5 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.44%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.66%) GitHub
3 16 (1.39%) Office 365
4 15 (1.31%) Yammer
5 14 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.22%) SaaS
6 11 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
6 11 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (0.61%) Google Play
8 6 (0.52%) Taleo
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.17%) IaaS
11 1 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.087%) Force.com
11 1 (0.087%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.79%) HTTP
2 31 (2.70%) LDAP
3 24 (2.09%) SSL
4 15 (1.31%) DNS
5 12 (1.05%) Internet
5 12 (1.05%) PuTTY
6 11 (0.96%) 3G
6 11 (0.96%) VPN
7 10 (0.87%) 4G
7 10 (0.87%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (0.87%) Firewall
7 10 (0.87%) INAP
7 10 (0.87%) SIGTRAN
8 9 (0.78%) LTE
8 9 (0.78%) MGW
9 8 (0.70%) LAN
9 8 (0.70%) RS-422
9 8 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.70%) VoIP
10 7 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (4.01%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.48%) NoSQL
5 36 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 32 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 30 (2.61%) MySQL
7 30 (2.61%) RDBMS
8 24 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.83%) Big Data
11 19 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.05%) DB2
12 12 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.96%) SAP HANA
14 10 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.61%) SQLite
16 6 (0.52%) MarkLogic
17 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 146 (12.72%) JIRA
2 102 (8.89%) Selenium
3 88 (7.67%) Jenkins
4 76 (6.62%) Subversion
5 68 (5.92%) JUnit
6 63 (5.49%) SoapUI
7 59 (5.14%) Git (software)
8 57 (4.97%) Cucumber
8 57 (4.97%) Maven
9 53 (4.62%) Ant
9 53 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (2.96%) NUnit
11 32 (2.79%) WebDriver
12 31 (2.70%) GoogleTest
13 29 (2.53%) ClearCase
14 27 (2.35%) CppUnit
15 25 (2.18%) JMeter
16 24 (2.09%) Eclipse
16 24 (2.09%) Visual Studio
17 22 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 311 (27.09%) Finance
2 131 (11.41%) Banking
3 93 (8.10%) Retail
4 59 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 56 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 33 (2.87%) Front Office
6 33 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.87%) Marketing
7 25 (2.18%) Electronics
8 18 (1.57%) Billing
9 16 (1.39%) Back Office
10 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.70%) Military
10 8 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.61%) Games
11 7 (0.61%) Publishing
12 6 (0.52%) Legal
12 6 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 316 (27.53%) Developer
2 263 (22.91%) Analyst
3 211 (18.38%) Test Analyst
4 107 (9.32%) Java Developer
5 106 (9.23%) Test Manager
6 86 (7.49%) Consultant
7 84 (7.32%) Tester
8 63 (5.49%) Senior Developer
8 63 (5.49%) Test Leader
9 46 (4.01%) Test Engineer
10 40 (3.48%) Software Engineer
11 33 (2.87%) Architect
11 33 (2.87%) Business Analyst
12 32 (2.79%) Programme Manager
13 31 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
14 30 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (2.44%) Programme Test Manager
15 28 (2.44%) Test Programme Manager
16 27 (2.35%) .NET Developer
17 26 (2.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (14.55%) Web Services
2 152 (13.24%) XML
3 134 (11.67%) Spring
4 109 (9.49%) .NET
5 104 (9.06%) HTML
6 92 (8.01%) CSS
7 89 (7.75%) SOAP
8 62 (5.40%) REST
9 58 (5.05%) J2EE
10 57 (4.97%) Hibernate
11 47 (4.09%) jQuery
12 45 (3.92%) Ajax
12 45 (3.92%) Middleware
13 40 (3.48%) HTML5
13 40 (3.48%) RESTful
14 39 (3.40%) AngularJS
14 39 (3.40%) Apache Camel
15 38 (3.31%) JSON
16 34 (2.96%) Node.js
17 33 (2.87%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.18%) User Experience
3 45 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.66%) Derivative
5 31 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.83%) PKI
9 18 (1.57%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.39%) Biometrics
10 16 (1.39%) Cryptography
11 14 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.22%) iPad
12 13 (1.13%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.05%) Smart Meter
14 11 (0.96%) SWIFT
15 10 (0.87%) Data Integration
16 9 (0.78%) Blog
16 9 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 170 (14.81%) Linux
2 121 (10.54%) Unix
3 95 (8.28%) Windows
4 39 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.48%) Android
7 12 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.96%) Solaris
9 10 (0.87%) CentOS
10 9 (0.78%) AIX
10 9 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.26%) Debian
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (27.79%) System Integration Testing
3 293 (25.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 192 (16.72%) Test Scripting
5 164 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 144 (12.54%) Regression Testing
7 141 (12.28%) SDLC
8 134 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 133 (11.59%) Functional Testing
10 132 (11.50%) Scrum
11 130 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (10.37%) Migration
13 117 (10.19%) System Testing
14 106 (9.23%) Waterfall
15 104 (9.06%) Test Strategy
16 95 (8.28%) E-Commerce
17 92 (8.01%) Test Automation
18 91 (7.93%) TDD
19 90 (7.84%) Project Management
20 87 (7.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 276 (24.04%) SQL
2 268 (23.34%) Java
3 135 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 111 (9.67%) C#
5 85 (7.40%) C
6 64 (5.57%) Python
7 58 (5.05%) C++
8 28 (2.44%) Groovy
9 27 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 26 (2.26%) Ruby
11 22 (1.92%) Perl
12 21 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.39%) PHP
14 15 (1.31%) VBA
15 13 (1.13%) Ada
16 12 (1.05%) ABAP
17 11 (0.96%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 183 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 144 (12.54%) SC Cleared
3 130 (11.32%) ISEB
4 113 (9.84%) ISTQB
5 105 (9.15%) Degree
6 56 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.66%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.13%) HND
9 10 (0.87%) PMP
10 9 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.70%) HNC
12 7 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.61%) OCA
12 7 (0.61%) OCAJ
12 7 (0.61%) OCP
13 5 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.35%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.26%) PhD
16 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (12.63%) QA
2 6 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.44%) SLA
4 4 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.26%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.26%) EMIR
5 3 (0.26%) MiFID
5 3 (0.26%) WAI
5 3 (0.26%) WCAG
6 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
6 2 (0.17%) GPG13
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) GAAP
7 1 (0.087%) HL7
7 1 (0.087%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.74%) Docker
2 20 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.087%) Firmware
7 1 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.087%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.087%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (2.61%) Puppet
3 17 (1.48%) Ansible
4 10 (0.87%) SCCM
5 6 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.44%) Kibana
6 5 (0.44%) logstash
7 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 4 (0.35%) WMI
8 3 (0.26%) CA Wily
8 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
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%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.087%) Control-M
10 1 (0.087%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 175 (15.24%) Oracle
2 146 (12.72%) Microsoft
3 136 (11.85%) SAP
4 63 (5.49%) HP
5 61 (5.31%) IBM
6 41 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 23 (2.00%) VMware
8 20 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.57%) Infor
9 18 (1.57%) Rally
10 15 (1.31%) hybris
11 13 (1.13%) Hortonworks
12 11 (0.96%) Cognos
12 11 (0.96%) Google
13 10 (0.87%) Nokia
13 10 (0.87%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.87%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.78%) Adobe
15 8 (0.70%) JDA
Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £46,000 - £61,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £290 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Venn Group
Rate: £160 - £180 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £340 per day, Initial contract until December 16'
Posted: 23 days ago