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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 639 664 623
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 13 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.016% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 9
Median daily rate £375 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +3 13 £375 +7.10% 7
South West - 8 £406 - 3
Gloucestershire - 8 £406 - 3
Cheltenham - 4 £406 -
South East - 3 £250 - 1
London +14 2 £359 +40.65%
Reading - 1 £250 -
Winchester - 1 £250 -
Berkshire - 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 30 September 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Integration Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
4 11 (61.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (50.00%) Selenium
5 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Python
8 6 (33.33%) Unix
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 6 (33.33%) JIRA
8 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
9 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
9 5 (27.78%) REST
9 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 5 (27.78%) OrientDB
9 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (27.78%) JSON
9 5 (27.78%) Maven
9 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (27.78%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) PuTTY
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
1 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
1 5 (27.78%) OrientDB
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) Ant
3 5 (27.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (27.78%) ClearCase
3 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) JMeter
3 5 (27.78%) JUnit
3 5 (27.78%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
6 1 (5.56%) eggPlant
6 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) Trac
General
1 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) JSON
1 5 (27.78%) REST
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Digital TV
3 1 (5.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (61.11%) Integration Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (22.22%) DevOps
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (22.22%) System Testing
8 4 (22.22%) V-Model
8 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware