Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 81 96
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 -
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.065% 0.69% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.84% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £375 £317 £358
90th Percentile £425 £493 £414
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £395 £400
% change year-on-year - -1.25% -
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 1,260 1,077 1,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.08% 83.04% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 724 843
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £255 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £532 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 19 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -35.56%
10th Percentile £10.08 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.30 £39.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%

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 19 July 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA