Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 October 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 90 104
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 -17
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.070% 0.66% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.80% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £338 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -11.18% -20.00%
10th Percentile £413 £290 £340
90th Percentile £438 £500 £420
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £388 £365
% change year-on-year - +6.16% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 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 1,185 1,249 1,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.58% 82.61% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 906 845
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.60 £47.45 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -16.67%

System Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for System Integration Testing in Birmingham

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Integration Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for System Integration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) APMP
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming

System 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Manager
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Web Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Web Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) APMP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore