Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 160 146
Rank change year-on-year +63 -14 -30
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 55 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.77% 0.59% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.68% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 12
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £403 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.48% -1.23% +16.43%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £256
90th Percentile £488 £585 £638
South East median daily rate £425 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +14.09% -0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £47.50 -
South East median hourly rate £50.25 £52.50 £46.44
% change year-on-year -4.29% +13.05% +446.35%

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 2,635 3,677 3,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.00% 86.97% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,389 1,766 1,762
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £244 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 85
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.25 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.99% +23.21% -26.65%
10th Percentile £14.41 £12.00 £10.85
90th Percentile £80.63 £48.75 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £26.65 £24.01
% change year-on-year -15.57% +11.00% +6.71%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 21 February 2020.

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 6 months to 21 February 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
Reading +13 24 £388 -11.43% 3
Newbury +10 20 £475 +25.00% 1
Slough +5 2 £330 -37.88% 2
Windsor - 1 - -
Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 38 (69.09%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (49.09%) SC Cleared
2 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
3 22 (40.00%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) Web Services
3 22 (40.00%) Python
4 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
4 21 (38.18%) Remedy
4 21 (38.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 21 (38.18%) Unit Testing
4 21 (38.18%) Smoke Testing
4 21 (38.18%) Network Management
4 21 (38.18%) REST
4 21 (38.18%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (38.18%) System Integration Testing
5 20 (36.36%) ServiceNow
5 20 (36.36%) Amdocs OSS
5 20 (36.36%) xMatters
5 20 (36.36%) Cramer
5 20 (36.36%) Web Development
5 20 (36.36%) BMC
5 20 (36.36%) Netcool
5 20 (36.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 20 (36.36%) Perl
5 20 (36.36%) PHP
5 20 (36.36%) SOAP
5 20 (36.36%) SNMP
5 20 (36.36%) IBM

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 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Drupal
2 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.82%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Azure
2 3 (5.45%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) SNMP
2 17 (30.91%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.82%) 2G
3 1 (1.82%) 3G
3 1 (1.82%) 4G
3 1 (1.82%) ATM
3 1 (1.82%) BGP
3 1 (1.82%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.82%) Frame Relay
3 1 (1.82%) GGSN
3 1 (1.82%) IGRP
3 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.82%) IPv6
3 1 (1.82%) ISDN
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) OSPF
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) SGSN
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (7.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) Appium
2 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) JMeter
2 1 (1.82%) Mocha
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Architect
2 32 (58.18%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (38.18%) Designer
4 19 (34.55%) Solutions Designer
5 12 (21.82%) OSS Architect
5 12 (21.82%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Data Integration Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Integration Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) OSS Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Integration Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) Web Services
2 21 (38.18%) REST
3 20 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (7.27%) Middleware
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (5.45%) .NET
6 2 (3.64%) JSON
6 2 (3.64%) RESTful
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) Chai
7 1 (1.82%) Enzyme
7 1 (1.82%) Jest
7 1 (1.82%) Node.js
7 1 (1.82%) React
7 1 (1.82%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (38.18%) Network Management
2 21 (38.18%) Smoke Testing
2 21 (38.18%) System Integration Testing
2 21 (38.18%) Unit Testing
3 20 (36.36%) Web Development
4 19 (34.55%) Migration
4 19 (34.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
5 17 (30.91%) Critical Thinking
5 17 (30.91%) Data Management
5 17 (30.91%) Network Planning
6 16 (29.09%) Capacity Management
6 16 (29.09%) Data Cleansing
6 16 (29.09%) Data Migration
6 16 (29.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (29.09%) Network Optimisation
6 16 (29.09%) Process Management
6 16 (29.09%) Resource Management
6 16 (29.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Java
1 22 (40.00%) Python
2 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 20 (36.36%) Perl
3 20 (36.36%) PHP
3 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.27%) Korn
4 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) ES6
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) SC Cleared
1 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) HNC
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) CCDP
4 1 (1.82%) CCIE
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) GDPR
2 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) vSphere
2 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Amdocs OSS
1 20 (36.36%) Netcool
1 20 (36.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (3.64%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.82%) vRealize
3 1 (1.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Remedy
2 20 (36.36%) BMC
2 20 (36.36%) Cramer
2 20 (36.36%) IBM
2 20 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 20 (36.36%) Siebel
2 20 (36.36%) xMatters
3 16 (29.09%) ComArch
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco
5 12 (21.82%) Huawei
5 12 (21.82%) Nokia
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.64%) VMware
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) hybris
8 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.82%) Snow
8 1 (1.82%) Workday