The table below looks at the statistics for the Test and Integration Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test and Integration Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 599 579 549
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 13 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.028% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.030% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
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£325 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.25 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - £51.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Test and Integration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test and Integration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test and Integration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer within the UK.

Test and Integration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Test and Integration Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer within the UK.

Test and Integration Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Test and Integration Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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 -15 13 £325 -4.41%
Berkshire -1 7 £325 +1.56%
South East -6 7 £325 +1.56%
South West +10 3 - -
East of England +8 3 - -
Bristol 0 3 - -
Hertfordshire -1 3 - -
Borehamwood +4 2 - -
Bracknell 0 1 - -
Reading 0 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Test and Integration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Test and Integration Engineer in their job title 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 with Test and Integration Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) LTE
3 5 (29.41%) SMS
3 5 (29.41%) VoIP
3 5 (29.41%) VoLTE
4 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) LDAP
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) 3G
4 4 (23.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) CCA
6 2 (11.76%) VMS
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) SS7
6 2 (11.76%) ISUP
6 2 (11.76%) INAP
6 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Erlang
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Electronics
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App

Test and Integration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Test and Integration Engineer in their job title 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 with Test and Integration Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LTE
2 5 (29.41%) VoLTE
2 5 (29.41%) SMS
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) LDAP
3 4 (23.53%) 3G
4 2 (11.76%) SS7
4 2 (11.76%) ISUP
4 2 (11.76%) INAP
4 2 (11.76%) UMTS
5 1 (5.88%) MGW
5 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.88%) GPRS
5 1 (5.88%) GSM
5 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
5 1 (5.88%) WCDMA
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Trac
2 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) WAP
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) SyncML
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
2 1 (5.88%) STB
2 1 (5.88%) IPTV
2 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) VMS
3 1 (5.88%) bada
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Validation
1 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) V-Model
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Erlang
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCA
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.88%) Agilent
3 1 (5.88%) Symbian