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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 604 580 557
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 19 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.025% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.027% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate £450 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.40% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £397 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £293
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £46.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £46.06 -
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 8 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 14 £450 +37.40% 4
London -1 7 £325 -1.51%
South West 0 5 £475 - 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £475 - 1
South East +8 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Cheltenham - 2 £475 -
Hampshire +12 1 £425 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £425 -

Test and Integration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) System Testing
3 15 (41.67%) Validation
3 15 (41.67%) SDLC
4 13 (36.11%) DV Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) Windows
6 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 8 (22.22%) GIS
8 8 (22.22%) Linux
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.22%) Test Planning
9 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
9 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
10 6 (16.67%) Project Management
10 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 6 (16.67%) SOA
10 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 6 (16.67%) C

Test and Integration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) ATM
2 2 (5.56%) 3G
2 2 (5.56%) 4G
2 2 (5.56%) BGP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.56%) MPLS
2 2 (5.56%) OSPF
2 2 (5.56%) RIP
2 2 (5.56%) SNMP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.78%) MGW
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) SMS
3 1 (2.78%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) GIS
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 6 (16.67%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.78%) Capybara
4 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
2 1 (2.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) REST
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) IPTV
3 2 (5.56%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) System Testing
2 15 (41.67%) SDLC
2 15 (41.67%) Validation
3 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 8 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
6 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) SOA
8 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
8 5 (13.89%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) Security Hardening
8 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) SysML
8 5 (13.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C
2 3 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) DV Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Nokia
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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