Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 28 July 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 84 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -16
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 13 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.98% 1.10% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 14
Birmingham median daily rate £381 £378 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +25.83% -18.92%
10th Percentile £264 £308 £275
90th Percentile £496 £475 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1095 1272 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.64% 82.17% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 861 779
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £534 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.79% -32.22% +55.17%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.73 £10.43
90th Percentile £36.20 £40.75 £60.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% +33.33%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Birmingham

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Birmingham

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Birmingham over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Birmingham

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) System Testing
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (15.38%) Confluence
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Contract Management
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (7.69%) IDoc
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Billing

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) SAP GTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) MorphX
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QC Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) EDI
2 1 (7.69%) IDoc
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) System Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Contract Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) RUP
7 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SEEBURGER
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow