Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for System Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Integration Testing over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

System Integration Testing (SIT)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 109 94
Rank change year-on-year -35 -15 +36
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 6 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.19% 1.23% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.50% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 25
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £281 £285 £263
90th Percentile £481 £550 £503
England median daily rate £410 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -0.61% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -20.45% +0.57% +118.75%

System 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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2642 2668 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.80% 81.89% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1691 1564
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 87
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £10.36
90th Percentile £48.20 £42.00 £38.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

System Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing System Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for System Integration Testing in the East Midlands

System 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 System Integration Testing in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for System Integration Testing in the East Midlands

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Integration Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Integration Testing in the East Midlands

System 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 System Integration Testing within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
Northamptonshire +1 5 £425 -12.82%
Leicestershire -8 1 £500 -
System Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Integration Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Workday
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB

System 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Workday
2 1 (16.67%) Talend