Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Integration Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 154 151
Rank change year-on-year +93 -3 -16
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 23 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.64% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 5
Median daily rate £558 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.88% +3.47% -7.41%
10th Percentile £508 £343 £160
90th Percentile £625 £502 £395
South East median daily rate £538 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +27.98% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £32.18 £30.25
% change year-on-year - +6.36% +56.78%

Integration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 865 3,589 3,336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.56% 87.92% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 1,760 1,675
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £269 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £465 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 130 76
Median hourly rate £31.50 £43.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.17% +103.53% +37.10%
10th Percentile £16.48 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £57.37 £82.50 £46.38
Median hourly rate £31.61 £32.00 £25.01
% change year-on-year -1.22% +27.97% +19.07%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Integration Testing in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Integration Testing in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 26 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 5 - -
Reading +55 4 £558 +44.06% 3
Newbury +19 1 - -
Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 5 (50.00%) OpenVMS
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) CMS
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
4 2 (20.00%) Energy Management
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Billing
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Appium
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Build and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Relationships Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Energy Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Traceability Matrix
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy