Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 18 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.

Integration Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 174 199
Rank change year-on-year -45 +25 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 43 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 1.05% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.18% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 37
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.78% -0.33%
10th Percentile £385 £393 £362
90th Percentile £721 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £438
% change year-on-year - +25.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,063 6,117 5,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.49% 89.23% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,828 4,819 4,714
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 55 52
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.23 £31.20 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the City of London

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the City of London

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in the City of London

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 City of London region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Banking
3 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.88%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) QA
5 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Microservices
6 10 (23.26%) Oracle
7 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.93%) SDLC
8 8 (18.60%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
8 8 (18.60%) JSON
8 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
8 8 (18.60%) SOA
9 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
9 7 (16.28%) Scrum
9 7 (16.28%) REST
9 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
9 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
10 6 (13.95%) Front Office
10 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.95%) SOAP
10 6 (13.95%) SQL
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
11 5 (11.63%) XML

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (11.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.33%) Actimize
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.33%) Kondor
2 1 (2.33%) MetaTrader
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Heroku
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) npm
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Serverless
4 1 (2.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) Big Data
4 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.98%) KDB
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) Flink
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.33%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Power BI
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.63%) Selenium
4 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.65%) EasyMock
6 2 (4.65%) Gatling
6 2 (4.65%) Mockito
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) TestNG
6 2 (4.65%) Travis CI
6 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.65%) Xcode
7 1 (2.33%) Babel
7 1 (2.33%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.95%) Front Office
5 5 (11.63%) Back Office
5 5 (11.63%) Financial Institution
6 4 (9.30%) Law
7 1 (2.33%) Legal
7 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Gloss Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Testing Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Testing Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) JSON
2 7 (16.28%) REST
3 6 (13.95%) SOAP
4 5 (11.63%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (11.63%) Java EE
4 5 (11.63%) Middleware
4 5 (11.63%) OAuth
4 5 (11.63%) OpenID
4 5 (11.63%) XML
5 4 (9.30%) .NET
5 4 (9.30%) Express
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) J2EE
5 4 (9.30%) Node.js
6 3 (6.98%) lodash
6 3 (6.98%) RESTful
6 3 (6.98%) Spring
6 3 (6.98%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (6.98%) Underscore.js
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (11.63%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Derivative
2 2 (4.65%) Equities
2 2 (4.65%) Fintech
2 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Microservices
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.93%) SDLC
4 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.60%) SOA
5 8 (18.60%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
6 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.30%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Java 8
5 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) AWK
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) ES6
6 1 (2.33%) Go
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) R
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) A+ Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
2 5 (11.63%) PSD2
3 1 (2.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP ALM
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Sybase
2 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.98%) ION Trading
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.33%) Cadence
5 1 (2.33%) Misys
5 1 (2.33%) Reuters
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Workday
5 1 (2.33%) Yardi