The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 29 April 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 90 91
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 33 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.04% 0.50% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.62% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 9
Median daily rate £500 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +58.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £361
% change year-on-year +4.51% +7.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year - +1.79%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1320 1296 1356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 81.63% 81.05% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 807 808
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the East Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Testing in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the East Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in the East Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the East Midlands

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +8 28 £500 +25.00%
Northamptonshire -1 2 £300 -38.46%
Leicestershire - 2 £300 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £525 -
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 29 (53.70%) Manufacturing
2 24 (44.44%) SAP
3 21 (38.89%) Migration
4 20 (37.04%) Data Migration
4 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 19 (35.19%) Logistics
5 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
6 17 (31.48%) System Integration Testing
6 17 (31.48%) Degree
7 14 (25.93%) ERP
7 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
7 14 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (24.07%) SAP SD
9 12 (22.22%) SAP ERP
9 12 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (20.37%) Data Mapping
10 11 (20.37%) Billing
11 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (18.52%) VMware
11 10 (18.52%) RDBMS
11 10 (18.52%) Siemens
11 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.52%) ABAP
11 10 (18.52%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (16.67%) Coaching
12 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 8 (14.81%) Functional Testing

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (24.07%) SAP SD
2 12 (22.22%) SAP ERP
3 6 (11.11%) SAP CO
3 6 (11.11%) SAP FI
3 6 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (1.85%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.85%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 10 (18.52%) RDBMS
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) DataStage
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.41%) JUnit
2 4 (7.41%) Mockito
3 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) ChangeMan
4 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 29 (53.70%) Manufacturing
2 11 (20.37%) Billing
3 4 (7.41%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.56%) Finance
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Games
6 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Consultant
2 20 (37.04%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (20.37%) SAP SD Consultant
4 10 (18.52%) Project Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Quality Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Management Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) SAP WM Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.41%) J2EE
2 4 (7.41%) Java EE
2 4 (7.41%) JPA
2 4 (7.41%) Spring
2 4 (7.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) EDI
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) SCADA
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Migration
2 20 (37.04%) Data Migration
3 19 (35.19%) Logistics
4 17 (31.48%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (25.93%) ERP
6 12 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (20.37%) Data Mapping
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.67%) Coaching
9 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.81%) Functional Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
13 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (9.26%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (9.26%) TDD
13 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) ABAP
2 5 (9.26%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) C++
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) COBOL
4 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) ISEB
5 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 10 (18.52%) Virtual Servers
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) SAP
2 10 (18.52%) Siemens
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) Pega
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.85%) webMethods