The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Test and Integration Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 619 626 604
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 11 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.032% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.034% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Median daily rate £346 £268 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.43% -19.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £347 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Test and Integration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Test and Integration Engineer in the job title.

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 7 December 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +17 11 £346 +29.43% 4
South West +16 5 £550 - 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £550 - 2
South East +26 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £300 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
East of England +4 1 - -
London 0 1 £343 +31.10%
Cheltenham - 1 £550 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Test and Integration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Test and Integration Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Test and Integration Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Integration Testing
4 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
5 13 (56.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (56.52%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (52.17%) DV Cleared
6 12 (52.17%) Selenium
7 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (47.83%) Oracle
7 11 (47.83%) Validation
8 9 (39.13%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
8 9 (39.13%) System Testing
9 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
9 8 (34.78%) Python
9 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
10 7 (30.43%) V-Model
10 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
10 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
10 7 (30.43%) SDLC
10 7 (30.43%) DevOps
10 7 (30.43%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
10 7 (30.43%) Scrum
11 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
11 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
11 6 (26.09%) C
11 6 (26.09%) Perl

Test and Integration Engineer Skill Set
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 5 (21.74%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) PuTTY
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 5 (21.74%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (21.74%) Ant
3 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (21.74%) ClearCase
3 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 5 (21.74%) JMeter
3 5 (21.74%) JUnit
3 5 (21.74%) Maven
4 4 (17.39%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.35%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) JSON
1 5 (21.74%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Integration Testing
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (56.52%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (47.83%) Validation
5 9 (39.13%) System Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
6 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
7 7 (30.43%) DevOps
7 7 (30.43%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) Scrum
7 7 (30.43%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 7 (30.43%) V-Model
7 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
8 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) C
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Telelogic
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) VMware