Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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.

System Integration Testing (SIT)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 143 175
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32 +9
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 12 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.29% 0.64% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.78% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 12
Berkshire median daily rate £461 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +26.67% +27.12%
10th Percentile £452 £259 £275
90th Percentile £471 £625 £399
South East median daily rate £375 £344 £345
% change year-on-year +8.93% -0.22% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 3412 3456 4041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.55% 81.93% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1844 2242
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £395
% change year-on-year +6.12% +1.39% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% -32.71% +48.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.28 £49.55 £45.23
South East median hourly rate £23.45 £25.00 £26.05
% change year-on-year -6.22% -4.01% +48.83%

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
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 10 December 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 -5 8 £463 -5.13%
Slough - 2 - -
Windsor - 2 £463 -
System Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Integration Testing.

1 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) SAP HCM
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Workday
5 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Workday Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Governance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
1 3 (25.00%) Workday
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft