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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 638 628 589
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 5 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.023% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.025% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 24
Median daily rate £338 £313 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £323 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +6.36%
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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test and Integration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +1 5 £338 +8.00% 4
South West +1 2 £500 - 4
South East -2 2 £250 -14.52%
Reading -2 2 £250 -
Berkshire -17 2 £250 -14.52%
Gloucestershire - 2 £500 - 4
London +16 1 £425 +36.00%
Cheltenham - 1 - -

Test and Integration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) System Testing
2 14 (50.00%) SDLC
2 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) Validation
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
6 9 (32.14%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (32.14%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (28.57%) Selenium
8 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (25.00%) V-Model
8 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) Scrum
9 6 (21.43%) UML
9 6 (21.43%) DevOps
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.86%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 5 (17.86%) Defect Management

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 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) ATM
2 2 (7.14%) PuTTY
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Trac
General
1 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 2 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Avionics
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) REST
3 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) IPTV
1 3 (10.71%) Video on Demand
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Integration Testing
2 14 (50.00%) SDLC
2 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (50.00%) System Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Validation
5 9 (32.14%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
6 8 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (25.00%) V-Model
7 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (21.43%) DevOps
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) UML
9 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) C
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) ISEB
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
6 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (7.14%) CCNA
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Cacti
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) HP
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