Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 93 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £390 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.89% +46.15%
10th Percentile £285 £346 £463
90th Percentile £500 £424 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £385 £400
% change year-on-year -14.29% -3.75% +23.08%
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 1325 1147 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.44% 80.43% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 712 672
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.02%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £228
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 40
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.25% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.27 £10.81 £10.55
90th Percentile £48.95 £32.10 £44.33
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.06 £18.39 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.27% -8.05% -

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

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Integration Testing in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Integration Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for System Integration Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) EPoS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy

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 2 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Market Making
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP