Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for System Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Integration Testing over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 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.

System Integration Testing (SIT)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 146 145
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 19 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 0.37% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.45% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 24
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -7.69% +73.33%
10th Percentile £317 £388 £250
90th Percentile £518 £475 £625
South East median daily rate £381 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -4.88% +14.20% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

System 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 3,243 3,370 3,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.50% 84.04% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,623 1,708 2,056
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £564
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 117 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.95 £39.60 £43.12
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £20.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +21.98% -9.89% +0.38%

System Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Integration Testing in Berkshire

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Integration Testing in Berkshire

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Integration Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Integration Testing in Berkshire

System 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 System Integration Testing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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 -3 9 £475 +4.11% 1
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Newbury - 1 £500 -
Slough - 1 £185 -
Wokingham - 1 £375 -
System Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Integration Testing.

1 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Integration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) Unix
6 5 (26.32%) Smart Meter
6 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
6 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) System Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) Selenium
8 3 (15.79%) JMeter
8 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (15.79%) HP ALM
9 2 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
9 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
9 2 (10.53%) Ariba

System 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 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JMeter
2 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Procurement Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Integration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (5.26%) Logistics
8 1 (5.26%) PLM
8 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (5.26%) Record to Report
8 1 (5.26%) Release Management
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Ariba
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com