Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 128 164
Rank change year-on-year -14 +36 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 24 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% 0.97% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 18
Berkshire median daily rate £444 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -6.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £275
90th Percentile £638 £525 £490
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.76% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £8.50 -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £23.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -17.01% -51.05% +52.00%

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 3419 3438 3919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.59% 81.35% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 1853 2162
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £39.05 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +4 10 £288 -42.50%
Wokingham +11 4 £625 -
Windsor - 2 £463 -
Slough +5 1 - -
Bracknell +3 1 - -
Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 8 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
4 5 (20.83%) Life Science
4 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.83%) RESTful
4 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
4 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 5 (20.83%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) PhD
5 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) C
5 4 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (16.67%) OOP
5 4 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Security 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 (20.83%) Apache Spark
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (16.67%) Luigi
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
1 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) 3G
2 2 (8.33%) 4G
2 2 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (8.33%) ISUP
2 2 (8.33%) LTE
2 2 (8.33%) Megaco
2 2 (8.33%) MGW
2 2 (8.33%) VoLTE
2 2 (8.33%) VoWiFi
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 4 (16.67%) KNIME
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
5 1 (4.17%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 4G Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) VoLTE Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) RESTful
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) CGI
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Life Science
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
1 6 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (16.67%) Chemistry
3 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) API Design
4 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) C
3 4 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) AWK
4 1 (4.17%) sed
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) PhD
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) HNC
3 2 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
3 4 (16.67%) Netezza
3 4 (16.67%) RapidMiner
4 3 (12.50%) Workday
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Nokia
5 2 (8.33%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Ariba
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Talend
6 1 (4.17%) VMware