Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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.

Integration Testing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 90 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 22 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.39% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.63% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 5
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £370 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -9.76% -8.89%
10th Percentile £305 £323 £250
90th Percentile £445 £416 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £300
% change year-on-year +10.34% +20.83% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.20 - £25.00

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,270 1,116 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.18% 80.17% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 702 633
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.11%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £225
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 42
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.81 £10.64
90th Percentile £45.35 £32.10 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £19.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.56% -2.85% -11.11%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018, 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 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) CRM
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 7 (31.82%) User Stories
5 7 (31.82%) User Experience
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (22.73%) Spring
7 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) JSON
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
7 5 (22.73%) Open Source
7 5 (22.73%) XML
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 4 (18.18%) Open Source Development
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) Node.js
8 4 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3

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 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) GSM
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) PABX
1 1 (4.55%) PBX
1 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) MariaDB
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JHipster
2 2 (9.09%) Liquibase
3 1 (4.55%) Metasploit
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (22.73%) Portal Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) HTML5
2 5 (22.73%) JSON
2 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) CSS3
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) Node.js
3 4 (18.18%) REST
3 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 1 (4.55%) DOM
6 1 (4.55%) Dropwizard
6 1 (4.55%) Guice
6 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.55%) LAMP
6 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) CRM
4 7 (31.82%) User Stories
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 5 (22.73%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source Development
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 3 (13.64%) ERP
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) HNC
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
1 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) iptables
2 1 (4.55%) Postfix
2 1 (4.55%) Samba
2 1 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) NEC