The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 569 - 580
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 11 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% - 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£310 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Test and Integration Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (56.00%) UMTS
3 12 (48.00%) LTE
3 12 (48.00%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (44.00%) GSM
5 9 (36.00%) GPRS
5 9 (36.00%) WCDMA
6 8 (32.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) 3GPP
8 6 (24.00%) Billing
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.00%) SMS
9 5 (20.00%) HP
9 5 (20.00%) Streaming Video
9 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Phone
10 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
10 4 (16.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (16.00%) bada
10 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (16.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Multimedia
10 4 (16.00%) STB
10 4 (16.00%) Huawei
10 4 (16.00%) JIRA

Test and Integration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) UMTS
2 12 (48.00%) LTE
3 11 (44.00%) GSM
4 9 (36.00%) GPRS
4 9 (36.00%) WCDMA
5 7 (28.00%) 3GPP
6 5 (20.00%) SMS
7 4 (16.00%) WLAN
7 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (12.00%) VoLTE
9 2 (8.00%) GGSN
9 2 (8.00%) SGSN
9 2 (8.00%) WAN
9 2 (8.00%) Internet
9 2 (8.00%) SONET
9 2 (8.00%) APPN
9 2 (8.00%) Frame Relay
9 2 (8.00%) DVB
9 2 (8.00%) ATM
9 2 (8.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Trac
2 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Billing
3 4 (16.00%) Multimedia
4 3 (12.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) WAP
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) SyncML
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Streaming Video
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) STB
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.00%) DTV
4 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) bada
3 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (12.00%) Android
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) ETL
2 4 (16.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Test Management
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Tcl
4 1 (4.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCIP
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) NDS
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Symbian
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Huawei
2 4 (16.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (12.00%) Agilent
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Siemens
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Nortel
5 1 (4.00%) Nokia