Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 145 198
Rank change year-on-year -59 +53 -1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 59 102 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 1.43% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.59% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 80 33
City of London median daily rate £600 £583 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +29.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £414 £400 £363
90th Percentile £723 £804 £588
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £450
% change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% -5.26%
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 6,238 6,397 5,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.39% 89.58% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,938 5,099 4,577
City of London median daily rate £510 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.37% +0.80%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £672
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.60 £31.10 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -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 10 December 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 10 December 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 33 (55.93%) Finance
2 29 (49.15%) Banking
3 22 (37.29%) QA
4 21 (35.59%) Test Scripting
4 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (27.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (25.42%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (25.42%) HP
6 15 (25.42%) Validation
7 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (23.73%) SEPA
8 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
9 12 (20.34%) RESTful
9 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (20.34%) REST
10 11 (18.64%) Scrum
10 11 (18.64%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (18.64%) SDLC
11 10 (16.95%) Java
11 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
11 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking
12 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
12 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.25%) Front Office
12 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (13.56%) API Testing
13 8 (13.56%) Microservices
13 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (13.56%) Fixed Income

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 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.39%) CMS
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.69%) Actimize
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.69%) Kondor
3 1 (1.69%) MetaTrader
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) PaaS
3 4 (6.78%) Azure Functions
3 4 (6.78%) Serverless
4 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) Heroku
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) npm
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.78%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) Flink
5 2 (3.39%) KDB
6 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.86%) Selenium
3 7 (11.86%) Subversion
4 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.78%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (5.08%) JUnit
6 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.39%) EasyMock
7 2 (3.39%) Gatling
7 2 (3.39%) Maven
7 2 (3.39%) Mockito
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) TestNG
7 2 (3.39%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.39%) Xcode
8 1 (1.69%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (55.93%) Finance
2 29 (49.15%) Banking
3 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking
4 9 (15.25%) Front Office
5 7 (11.86%) Financial Institution
6 5 (8.47%) Back Office
7 3 (5.08%) Law
8 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Tester
4 9 (15.25%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Identity Management Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Systems Test Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (8.47%) NoSQL Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Azure Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Payments Tester
9 4 (6.78%) React Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior React Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Test Manager
10 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) REST
1 12 (20.34%) RESTful
2 8 (13.56%) JSON
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
2 8 (13.56%) XML
3 7 (11.86%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) Express
3 7 (11.86%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (11.86%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) Middleware
3 7 (11.86%) Node.js
4 6 (10.17%) CSS
4 6 (10.17%) lodash
4 6 (10.17%) Mongoose
4 6 (10.17%) SOAP
4 6 (10.17%) Underscore.js
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.47%) FpML
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Core
7 3 (5.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (13.56%) Fixed Income
3 6 (10.17%) SWIFT
4 4 (6.78%) Fintech
4 4 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.39%) Derivative
6 2 (3.39%) Equities
6 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) iPhone
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Android
2 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
5 1 (1.69%) AIX
5 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (35.59%) Test Scripting
2 16 (27.12%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (25.42%) Validation
4 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) SDLC
5 11 (18.64%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.56%) API Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Microservices
7 8 (13.56%) SOA
7 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
8 7 (11.86%) API Development
8 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.86%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (10.17%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (10.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) Java
2 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) C#
5 4 (6.78%) Go
6 2 (3.39%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.39%) Java 8
7 1 (1.69%) AWK
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) ES6
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.69%) APMP
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.29%) QA
2 14 (23.73%) SEPA
3 6 (10.17%) PSD2
4 4 (6.78%) SLA
4 4 (6.78%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.78%) Ansible
3 4 (6.78%) Puppet
4 2 (3.39%) HP ALM
4 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
5 1 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) HP
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) Sybase
4 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.39%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.69%) Apple
6 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.69%) Cadence
6 1 (1.69%) Huawei
6 1 (1.69%) Misys
6 1 (1.69%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.69%) Reuters
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) Samsung
6 1 (1.69%) Sony
6 1 (1.69%) Yardi