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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 90 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 17 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.94% 1.40% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.75% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 21
Median daily rate £405 £413 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +42.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1884 1938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 79.93% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1037 955
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Testing in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Berkshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Berkshire.

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +10 9 £225 -55.00%
Bracknell +6 2 £405 +24.61%
Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 13 (31.71%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
3 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
5 9 (21.95%) .NET
5 9 (21.95%) CRM
6 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (17.07%) C#
7 7 (17.07%) Migration
8 6 (14.63%) TDD
8 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) Linux
8 6 (14.63%) 3G
8 6 (14.63%) SDLC
8 6 (14.63%) LTE
8 6 (14.63%) 4G
9 5 (12.20%) BDD
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (12.20%) Workday
9 5 (12.20%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (12.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (12.20%) Unreal Engine
9 5 (12.20%) Workday HCM
9 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.20%) Workflow

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 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) Documentum
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (12.20%) Workday HCM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.44%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (2.44%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle CX
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) GoToWebinar
4 1 (2.44%) SurveyMonkey
4 1 (2.44%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) 3G
1 6 (14.63%) 4G
1 6 (14.63%) LTE
2 4 (9.76%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (9.76%) ISUP
2 4 (9.76%) Megaco
2 4 (9.76%) MGW
3 2 (4.88%) 2G
3 2 (4.88%) GSM
3 2 (4.88%) UMTS
3 2 (4.88%) VoLTE
3 2 (4.88%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.76%) Back Office
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Integration Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Operations Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.88%) 4G Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Project Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.88%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 9 (21.95%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (12.20%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (12.20%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.76%) CSS
4 4 (9.76%) HTML
4 4 (9.76%) WCF
4 4 (9.76%) WDK
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Camel
5 3 (7.32%) J2EE
5 3 (7.32%) OSGi
6 1 (2.44%) Java EE
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
2 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
3 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
4 9 (21.95%) CRM
5 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.07%) Migration
6 7 (17.07%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.63%) SDLC
7 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.20%) BDD
8 5 (12.20%) ERP
8 5 (12.20%) Workflow
9 4 (9.76%) Change Management
9 4 (9.76%) Contact Management
9 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) C#
2 5 (12.20%) C++
2 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) HNC
1 4 (9.76%) HND
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Workday
2 4 (9.76%) Nokia
2 4 (9.76%) Nokia Networks
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) BMC
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.44%) Marketo