The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 3 months to 27 March 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 61 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 1.53% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.82% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £335 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £49.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.37% +22.22%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 850 880 969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.42% 84.37% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 468 472
Median daily rate £400 £410 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +11.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Buckinghamshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Buckinghamshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Buckinghamshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 5 £335 -0.37% 1
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Smoke Testing
4 4 (44.44%) QA Automation
4 4 (44.44%) SDET
4 4 (44.44%) API Testing
4 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
7 1 (11.11%) Migration

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Smoke Testing
2 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) API Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) QA Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 4 (44.44%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
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