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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
England / East of England
Rank 100 81 126
Rank change year-on-year -19 +45  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 26 43 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 1.76% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 2
Median daily rate £369 £323 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.34% +9.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £625 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +110.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.50 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £49.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.37% +22.22%  

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 1796 1971 2038
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.69% 80.71% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1172 1182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +6 20 £369 -1.66%
Essex -5 4 £562 +60.64%
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £350 +11.11% 1
Integration Testing
England

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (48.21%) Configuration Management
3 21 (37.50%) UML
4 20 (35.71%) MATLAB
4 20 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
5 19 (33.93%) Rational Rhapsody
5 19 (33.93%) Simulink
6 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (28.57%) C
7 16 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 15 (26.79%) C++
9 14 (25.00%) Scrum
10 13 (23.21%) TDD
10 13 (23.21%) Ada
10 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (23.21%) Ada 95
11 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
11 12 (21.43%) Yourdon
12 10 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (17.86%) SoapUI
12 10 (17.86%) Finance
13 9 (16.07%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) .NET
13 9 (16.07%) DevOps
14 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.29%) SOA
14 8 (14.29%) SOAP
14 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Integration Testing
Top Related 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 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Jetty
4 1 (1.79%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (8.93%) LabWindows
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.79%) Maximo
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) RS-422
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) SSL
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) FTP
4 1 (1.79%) IPsec
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) HBase
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) Riak
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (33.93%) Rational Rhapsody
3 10 (17.86%) SoapUI
4 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.71%) Maven
4 6 (10.71%) Selenium
5 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.93%) JIRA
5 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.14%) JUnit
7 3 (5.36%) JBehave
8 2 (3.57%) Subversion
8 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.79%) GDB
9 1 (1.79%) Mockito
9 1 (1.79%) Moq
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Electronics
3 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.71%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Military
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Software Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Ada Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Ada Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Test Automation Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) Test Specialist
5 5 (8.93%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) SOAP
3 7 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (8.93%) Gherkin
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.14%) Middleware
5 4 (7.14%) RESTful
5 4 (7.14%) Spring
6 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.36%) J2EE
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.57%) HTML
7 2 (3.57%) jQuery
7 2 (3.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (3.57%) REST
7 2 (3.57%) WCF
7 2 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Life Science
1 2 (3.57%) RIA
1 2 (3.57%) SCADA
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (48.21%) Configuration Management
3 21 (37.50%) UML
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 14 (25.00%) Scrum
7 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (23.21%) TDD
8 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.43%) Yourdon
9 10 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (16.07%) DevOps
11 8 (14.29%) SOA
12 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (10.71%) Kanban
13 6 (10.71%) Open Source
13 6 (10.71%) Programme Management
13 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
14 5 (8.93%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) MATLAB
2 16 (28.57%) C
3 15 (26.79%) C++
4 13 (23.21%) Ada
4 13 (23.21%) Ada 95
5 9 (16.07%) Java
6 6 (10.71%) C#
7 4 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.57%) SQL
8 2 (3.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) SAP
1 6 (10.71%) Serena
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) webMethods
4 2 (3.57%) WSO2
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Mapbox