Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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.

System Integration Testing (SIT)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 109 106
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3 +22
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 7 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.23% 1.26% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.54% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 23
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £383 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.71% -4.93%
10th Percentile £413 £289 £356
90th Percentile £488 £550 £466
England median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -33.50% +112.77%

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 2,496 2,602 2,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.26% 81.93% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,579 1,664 1,533
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £236 £213 £240
90th Percentile £560 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 78 73
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.63 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.55% -0.31%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £51.00 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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
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 21 February 2018. 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 -2 4 £425 -10.53% 2
Leicestershire +1 1 £500 -
System Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for System Integration Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Workday
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (28.57%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) HR Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Workday
2 1 (14.29%) Talend