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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 94 119
Rank change year-on-year -25 +25  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 18 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 1.53% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.91% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 13
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £289 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.40 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.27% +8.29%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1960 2045 2466
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.48% 80.10% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1180 1468
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 151 178
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.62 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Hertfordshire 0 12 £350 -22.22%
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £400 +6.66% 1
Bedfordshire -15 1 - -
Essex -25 1 £230 -44.24%
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
2 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 16 (35.56%) C
3 16 (35.56%) C++
4 14 (31.11%) UML
5 11 (24.44%) MATLAB
5 11 (24.44%) Simulink
5 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
5 11 (24.44%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (24.44%) Rational Rhapsody
6 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (17.78%) Serena
8 8 (17.78%) .NET
8 8 (17.78%) Oracle
8 8 (17.78%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (15.56%) RS-422
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.56%) LabWindows
9 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.33%) C#
10 6 (13.33%) Ada
10 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Middleware
10 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.33%) Ada 95
11 5 (11.11%) Open Source
11 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
11 5 (11.11%) ERP

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 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Jetty
3 1 (2.22%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Simulink
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) LabWindows
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.22%) HFM
3 1 (2.22%) Maximo
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.22%) ServiceMax
2 1 (2.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) RS-422
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) IPsec
3 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (24.44%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Maven
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.44%) JBehave
5 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) JUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) GDB
6 1 (2.22%) Mockito
6 1 (2.22%) Moq
6 1 (2.22%) MSTest
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Ada Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Product Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Product Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) Middleware
3 3 (6.67%) J2EE
3 3 (6.67%) JMS
3 3 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
3 3 (6.67%) WCF
3 3 (6.67%) WPF
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) Servlets
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) RIA
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) SCADA
3 2 (4.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
2 20 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 14 (31.11%) UML
4 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (17.78%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.11%) ERP
8 5 (11.11%) Open Source
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) TDD
8 5 (11.11%) Yourdon
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) C
1 16 (35.56%) C++
2 11 (24.44%) MATLAB
3 6 (13.33%) Ada
3 6 (13.33%) Ada 95
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (8.89%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) Tcl
7 1 (2.22%) Dart
7 1 (2.22%) Elixir
7 1 (2.22%) Erlang
7 1 (2.22%) ES6
7 1 (2.22%) Haskell
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) Rust
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
1 8 (17.78%) Serena
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Hyperion
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) webMethods
3 2 (4.44%) WSO2
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) Borland
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Siemens