Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 130 175
Rank change year-on-year -20 +45 -17
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 53 69 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.02% 1.43% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.75% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 16
East of England median daily rate £320 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £278 £318 £283
90th Percentile £542 £581 £475
England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 5
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £43.50 £43.75 £31.95
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.95 £41.50
England median hourly rate £33.75 £49.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -31.12% +20.99% +1.25%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4279 3935 4640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.67% 81.39% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2463 2286 2717
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £233
90th Percentile £575 £542 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 313 390
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.80 £11.98
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the East of England

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the East of England

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in the East of England

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the East of England

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Hertfordshire +8 45 £299 -27.58% 1
Essex -28 4 £537 +13.00%
Cambridgeshire -17 3 £400 +23.08% 1
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 28 (52.83%) C
1 28 (52.83%) Software Engineering
2 22 (41.51%) C++
2 22 (41.51%) Configuration Management
3 21 (39.62%) UML
4 19 (35.85%) Rational Rhapsody
5 16 (30.19%) MATLAB
5 16 (30.19%) Simulink
6 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (26.42%) Rational DOORS
7 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
7 12 (22.64%) TDD
8 11 (20.75%) Ada
8 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
9 10 (18.87%) Scrum
9 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Embedded C
10 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.09%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (13.21%) Defect Management
11 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
11 7 (13.21%) Digital Signal Processing
11 7 (13.21%) Signal Processing
11 7 (13.21%) Feature Driven Development
11 7 (13.21%) LTE
11 7 (13.21%) ISEB
11 7 (13.21%) Wireless
11 7 (13.21%) 3GPP
11 7 (13.21%) Windows
11 7 (13.21%) Telecoms

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (5.66%) JBoss
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Simulink
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) 3GPP
1 7 (13.21%) LTE
1 7 (13.21%) Wireless
2 6 (11.32%) RS-422
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (26.42%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (13.21%) JIRA
4 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.66%) Selenium
6 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.66%) Subversion
6 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.77%) Gradle
7 2 (3.77%) Maven
7 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.89%) Mockito
8 1 (1.89%) Moq
8 1 (1.89%) MSTest
8 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Test Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) DSP Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Test Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Ada Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Ada Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) J2EE
1 3 (5.66%) Spring
1 3 (5.66%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.89%) HATEOAS
3 1 (1.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.89%) OSGi
3 1 (1.89%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.89%) SAPUI5
3 1 (1.89%) Swagger
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
1 7 (13.21%) VHDL
2 5 (9.43%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.66%) DataPower
4 2 (3.77%) RIA
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Unix
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Software Engineering
2 22 (41.51%) Configuration Management
3 21 (39.62%) UML
4 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.64%) TDD
6 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.09%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
8 7 (13.21%) Defect Management
8 7 (13.21%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (13.21%) Feature Driven Development
8 7 (13.21%) Signal Processing
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.55%) Microservices
10 4 (7.55%) SOA
11 3 (5.66%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) C
2 22 (41.51%) C++
3 16 (30.19%) MATLAB
4 11 (20.75%) Ada
5 8 (15.09%) Embedded C
6 5 (9.43%) Ada 95
6 5 (9.43%) Java
7 3 (5.66%) C#
7 3 (5.66%) SQL
8 2 (3.77%) Groovy
8 2 (3.77%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) Clojure
9 1 (1.89%) Dart
9 1 (1.89%) Elixir
9 1 (1.89%) ES6
9 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.89%) Rust
9 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) ISEB
4 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.55%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Serena
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.77%) WSO2
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Siemens
5 1 (1.89%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.89%) VMware