Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 221 184
Rank change year-on-year +20 -37 +9
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 37 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.49% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.55% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 47
City of London median daily rate £500 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +23.94%
10th Percentile £263 £366 £341
90th Percentile £672 £838 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -5.45% +4.76% +22.09%
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 5,749 6,147 5,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.15% 87.81% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,467 4,869 4,590
City of London median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 106 57
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -8.78% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.28 £13.31
90th Percentile £56.50 £28.55 £31.05
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.30% - -4.10%

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 22 August 2019.

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

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £550 -
Integration Testing
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
3 13 (35.14%) QA
4 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
5 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (24.32%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 8 (21.62%) Retail
6 8 (21.62%) Validation
6 8 (21.62%) C#
6 8 (21.62%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) .NET
7 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.92%) SEPA
8 6 (16.22%) Security Patching
8 6 (16.22%) User Stories
8 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Java
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Requirements Management
8 6 (16.22%) Selenium
9 5 (13.51%) Online Banking
9 5 (13.51%) JIRA
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
9 5 (13.51%) Actimize
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum

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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Actimize
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Azure
2 2 (5.41%) AWS
3 1 (2.70%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) npm
3 1 (2.70%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.70%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) WebEx
2 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) Gatling
5 2 (5.41%) gulp
5 2 (5.41%) JMeter
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.70%) Bower
6 1 (2.70%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.70%) NUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.70%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.70%) Sikuli
6 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
3 8 (21.62%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Tester
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Payments Tester
6 3 (8.11%) BlackBerry Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Collaboration Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Commodities Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Mobility Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) React Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.70%) CRM Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.11%) React
5 3 (8.11%) REST
5 3 (8.11%) Sass
5 3 (8.11%) XMPP
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Core
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.41%) Express
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware
6 2 (5.41%) Node.js
6 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
6 2 (5.41%) SOAP
6 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Online Banking
2 5 (13.51%) SWIFT
3 4 (10.81%) Equities
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
5 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.41%) Spread Betting
6 1 (2.70%) Blog
6 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.70%) Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
3 9 (24.32%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.62%) Validation
5 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Requirements Management
5 6 (16.22%) Security Patching
5 6 (16.22%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Microservices
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) ES6
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CCIE
2 1 (2.70%) CCIE Collaboration
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
2 7 (18.92%) SEPA
3 1 (2.70%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Automic
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) StreamBase
3 1 (2.70%) BISAM
3 1 (2.70%) Cadence
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Pega