Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 186 189
Rank change year-on-year -36 +3 +30
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 37 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.97% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 42
City of London median daily rate £563 £550 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +23.94% +4.41%
10th Percentile £369 £336 £301
90th Percentile £838 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £430
% change year-on-year +4.76% +22.09% -1.71%
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 6,089 5,860 5,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.28% 88.88% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,819 4,529 4,810
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £324 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 57 45
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.28 £13.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.28 £31.05 £45.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -4.76%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 23 (62.16%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) Banking
2 17 (45.95%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) TIBCO
4 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) Sybase
4 10 (27.03%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Electronic Trading
5 9 (24.32%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (24.32%) KDB
5 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (24.32%) ION MarketView
5 9 (24.32%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Java 8
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
5 9 (24.32%) ION Trading
5 9 (24.32%) TIBCO EMS
5 9 (24.32%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (21.62%) Oracle
6 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (18.92%) SDLC
8 6 (16.22%) Microservices
8 6 (16.22%) QA
8 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
9 5 (13.51%) JSON
9 5 (13.51%) JIRA

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 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.70%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (2.70%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) KDB
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Big Data
3 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.70%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.70%) Power BI
6 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 23 (62.16%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.11%) Law
5 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Senior Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Database Developer
8 2 (5.41%) ETL Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) FIX Protocol
1 9 (24.32%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (13.51%) JSON
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) REST
3 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 3 (8.11%) Java EE
4 3 (8.11%) OAuth
4 3 (8.11%) OpenID
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware
5 2 (5.41%) WCF
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) JMS
6 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Equities
4 1 (2.70%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) PDA
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (24.32%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (24.32%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) SDLC
6 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Microservices
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
7 4 (10.81%) ETL
7 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) Java 8
4 3 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.70%) AWK
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) R
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) PSD2
3 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.41%) IFRS
3 2 (5.41%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Sybase
1 10 (27.03%) TIBCO
2 9 (24.32%) ION Trading
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.70%) Cadence
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Misys
6 1 (2.70%) Reuters
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Workday
6 1 (2.70%) Yardi