Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 190 175
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 +35
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 50 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.58% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.66% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 47
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £363 £307 £293
90th Percentile £838 £595 £631
Central London median daily rate £540 £488 £400
% change year-on-year +10.77% +21.88% -5.88%
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 6,053 5,453 5,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.27% 87.61% 87.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,814 4,218 4,657
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £305
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.95% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 45 54
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% - -12.40%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.13 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.86 £29.77 £49.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.24% -15.00% -9.60%

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 June 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 22 June 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 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Banking
2 21 (42.00%) Java
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
4 15 (30.00%) SQL
5 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.00%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (28.00%) Java 8
5 14 (28.00%) Deployment Automation
6 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (26.00%) ION MarketView
6 13 (26.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 13 (26.00%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (26.00%) KDB
6 13 (26.00%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (26.00%) ION Trading
6 13 (26.00%) Sybase
6 13 (26.00%) TIBCO
7 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.00%) Microservices
10 8 (16.00%) SDLC
11 7 (14.00%) Functional Testing
11 7 (14.00%) JIRA
11 7 (14.00%) ETL

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 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (26.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (2.00%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) KDB
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) Big Data
5 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.00%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.00%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.00%) HDInsight
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.00%) Power BI
7 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.00%) JBehave
6 1 (2.00%) JMeter
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Front Office
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (26.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 13 (26.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 13 (26.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (24.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) ETL Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) FIX Protocol
1 13 (26.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (12.00%) JSON
2 6 (12.00%) SOAP
3 5 (10.00%) REST
3 5 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) OAuth
4 4 (8.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) J2EE
5 3 (6.00%) Java EE
5 3 (6.00%) OpenID
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.00%) HTML
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) WCF
7 1 (2.00%) WSDL
7 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.00%) Derivative
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.00%) PDA
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Debian
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (28.00%) Deployment Automation
1 14 (28.00%) Electronic Trading
2 13 (26.00%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.00%) Microservices
6 8 (16.00%) SDLC
7 7 (14.00%) ETL
7 7 (14.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Data Integration
8 6 (12.00%) SOA
8 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.00%) Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) System Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) Java 8
4 4 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Groovy
6 2 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) AppleScript
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) Clojure
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) R
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
1 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) PSD2
3 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.00%) IFRS
3 2 (4.00%) IFRS 9
4 1 (2.00%) ISO 20022
4 1 (2.00%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) Marathon
2 1 (2.00%) Mesos
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) ION Trading
1 13 (26.00%) Sybase
1 13 (26.00%) TIBCO
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Informatica
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Acunetix
5 1 (2.00%) Ariba
5 1 (2.00%) Cadence
5 1 (2.00%) Charles River
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) OpenText
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Workday
5 1 (2.00%) Yardi