The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test and Integration Engineer
Rank 583 572 573
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test and Integration Engineer 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.002% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£300 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
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 6 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 1 August 2014. 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
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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 +2 7 £300 - 1
East of England -14 3 £263 -
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Test and Integration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 13 (56.52%) UMTS
3 11 (47.83%) GSM
3 11 (47.83%) LTE
4 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (39.13%) GPRS
5 9 (39.13%) WCDMA
6 7 (30.43%) Python
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) 3GPP
8 5 (21.74%) SMS
8 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 5 (21.74%) Streaming Video
8 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
8 5 (21.74%) Billing
8 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Phone
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 4 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (17.39%) bada
9 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
9 4 (17.39%) Multimedia
9 4 (17.39%) Huawei
9 4 (17.39%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) Symbian
9 4 (17.39%) ETL

Test and Integration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) UMTS
2 11 (47.83%) GSM
2 11 (47.83%) LTE
3 9 (39.13%) GPRS
3 9 (39.13%) WCDMA
4 6 (26.09%) 3GPP
5 5 (21.74%) SMS
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
7 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
7 3 (13.04%) VoLTE
8 2 (8.70%) Frame Relay
8 2 (8.70%) ISDN
8 2 (8.70%) LAN
8 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 2 (8.70%) ATM
8 2 (8.70%) SONET
8 2 (8.70%) APPN
8 2 (8.70%) DVB
8 2 (8.70%) Internet
8 2 (8.70%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Trac
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Billing
3 4 (17.39%) Multimedia
4 3 (13.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) WAP
2 4 (17.39%) SyncML
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Streaming Video
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) STB
4 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.70%) MPEG
4 2 (8.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Phone
3 4 (17.39%) bada
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
1 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
2 4 (17.39%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Test Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Tcl
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCIP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (17.39%) Huawei
1 4 (17.39%) Symbian
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Agilent
3 2 (8.70%) Siemens
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) Nortel
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