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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 640 636 584
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 10 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.016% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.017% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 18
Median daily rate £305 £369 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.28% +28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-34.70% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+68.31% -

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 11 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 26 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 -13 10 £305 -17.28% 5
South East +16 5 £250 -3.84% 1
South West -1 4 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire - 4 £400 - 3
Berkshire 0 3 £250 -3.84%
Reading - 3 £250 -
Cheltenham - 3 £400 - 1
London -4 1 £425 +36.00%
Winchester - 1 £250 -
Hampshire - 1 £250 -
Surrey - 1 £305 - 1

Test and Integration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 18 (64.29%) Integration Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
6 11 (39.29%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (35.71%) SDLC
7 10 (35.71%) System Testing
7 10 (35.71%) Selenium
8 9 (32.14%) Validation
8 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 7 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.00%) V-Model
10 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) ISEB
11 6 (21.43%) XML
11 6 (21.43%) Scrum
11 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
11 6 (21.43%) DevOps

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 3 (10.71%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) ATM
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Ant
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
4 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) JMeter
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.57%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Trac
General
1 3 (10.71%) Aerospace
1 3 (10.71%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Avionics
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) REST
3 3 (10.71%) JSON
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) IPTV
3 2 (7.14%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.57%) Digital TV
4 1 (3.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Integration Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 11 (39.29%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (35.71%) SDLC
6 10 (35.71%) System Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Validation
8 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (25.00%) V-Model
9 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
10 6 (21.43%) DevOps
10 6 (21.43%) Scrum
11 5 (17.86%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) ISEB
3 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (7.14%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Cacti
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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