Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 199 199
Rank change year-on-year +45 0 +8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 99 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 0.66% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.75% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 36 44
City of London median daily rate £583 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.63% - +2.43%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £313
90th Percentile £800 £588 £644
Central London median daily rate £575 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +24.32% -2.63% +5.56%
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 6274 5832 7602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.35% 87.55% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4983 4651 6047
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 73
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.55 £10.87
90th Percentile £32.36 £54.03 £45.60
Central London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.80% -9.52% +16.67%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 66 (66.67%) Finance
2 52 (52.53%) Banking
3 45 (45.45%) Java
4 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (31.31%) SQL
7 30 (30.30%) Linux
8 27 (27.27%) TIBCO
9 26 (26.26%) Sybase
9 26 (26.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (26.26%) System Integration Testing
10 25 (25.25%) TIBCO EMS
11 24 (24.24%) FIX Protocol
12 23 (23.23%) Electronic Trading
13 22 (22.22%) KDB
13 22 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (22.22%) ION MarketView
13 22 (22.22%) ION Trading
14 17 (17.17%) Test Automation
15 13 (13.13%) Front Office
15 13 (13.13%) .NET
15 13 (13.13%) SDLC
16 12 (12.12%) Risk Management
16 12 (12.12%) Test Scripting
16 12 (12.12%) MiFID
17 10 (10.10%) REST
17 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (10.10%) C#
18 9 (9.09%) SOAP
18 9 (9.09%) Git (software)

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 (2.02%) MQSeries
1 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.01%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.01%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 22 (22.22%) ION MarketView
2 6 (6.06%) Markit EDM
3 4 (4.04%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (4.04%) Kondor
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) KDB
2 4 (4.04%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.02%) QlikView
3 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.01%) DB2
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.09%) JIRA
2 5 (5.05%) Maven
3 4 (4.04%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (4.04%) Selenium
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
4 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.03%) JBehave
4 3 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.01%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.01%) NuGet
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (66.67%) Finance
2 52 (52.53%) Banking
3 13 (13.13%) Front Office
4 9 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.07%) Back Office
6 5 (5.05%) Legal
7 4 (4.04%) International Banking
8 3 (3.03%) Retail
9 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
10 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Developer
2 30 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 28 (28.28%) Senior Developer
4 27 (27.27%) Analyst
5 22 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (21.21%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 21 (21.21%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 16 (16.16%) Test Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Front Office Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Senior Tester
8 7 (7.07%) Tester
9 6 (6.06%) Integration Tester
9 6 (6.06%) Manual Tester
9 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Scala Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Integration Tester
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Manual Tester
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Scala Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) TIBCO EMS
2 24 (24.24%) FIX Protocol
3 13 (13.13%) .NET
4 10 (10.10%) REST
5 9 (9.09%) SOAP
6 7 (7.07%) Web Services
6 7 (7.07%) XML
7 6 (6.06%) HTML
7 6 (6.06%) HTML5
8 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.05%) CSS
8 5 (5.05%) Dropwizard
8 5 (5.05%) JMS
9 4 (4.04%) Middleware
9 4 (4.04%) XSLT
10 3 (3.03%) JSON
11 2 (2.02%) FpML
11 2 (2.02%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.02%) Spring
11 2 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (7.07%) Grid Computing
3 6 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.03%) Derivative
5 3 (3.03%) Equities
5 3 (3.03%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.02%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) Linux
2 22 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.07%) Unix
4 4 (4.04%) Solaris
5 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) System Integration Testing
2 26 (26.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (23.23%) Electronic Trading
4 17 (17.17%) Test Automation
5 13 (13.13%) SDLC
6 12 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.08%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.08%) Software Testing
8 8 (8.08%) TDD
9 7 (7.07%) Change Management
9 7 (7.07%) Issue Tracking
9 7 (7.07%) Manual Testing
9 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.07%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.06%) Coaching
10 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.45%) Java
2 31 (31.31%) SQL
3 10 (10.10%) C#
4 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.07%) Scala
5 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.04%) AWK
6 4 (4.04%) Perl
6 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) Clojure
8 1 (1.01%) ES6
8 1 (1.01%) Python
8 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) ISEB
2 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.05%) PMP
3 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) APMP
4 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) MiFID
2 5 (5.05%) GDPR
2 5 (5.05%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) TIBCO
2 26 (26.26%) Sybase
3 22 (22.22%) ION Trading
4 5 (5.05%) HP
5 4 (4.04%) Misys
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (2.02%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.02%) Reuters
8 1 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.01%) Charles River
8 1 (1.01%) Cognos
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) IBM
8 1 (1.01%) Murex
8 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.01%) SAP