The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 33 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.63% 3.89% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 4.76% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Median daily rate £350 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 265 336 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.60% 81.75% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 210 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 15
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Cambridge

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Cambridge

Integration Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods