The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 27 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 94 76
Rank change year-on-year +36 -18  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 21 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.71% 0.52% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.61% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Median daily rate £650 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £315 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £415 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1025 1149 1165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.47% 85.30% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 628 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Edinburgh

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Edinburgh

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 19 (79.17%) Finance
1 19 (79.17%) Performance Testing
1 19 (79.17%) SDLC
2 18 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (70.83%) System Integration Testing
3 17 (70.83%) Workflow
3 17 (70.83%) Regression Testing
3 17 (70.83%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (70.83%) ERP
3 17 (70.83%) Unit4 Business World
4 16 (66.67%) Migration
4 16 (66.67%) Data Migration
5 12 (50.00%) Local Government
6 8 (33.33%) Validation
7 4 (16.67%) E-Procurement
7 4 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) System Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.33%) Use Case
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.33%) QA
9 2 (8.33%) Banking

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Consultant
2 16 (66.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 10 (41.67%) Business Consultant
4 7 (29.17%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Procurement Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (8.33%) HR Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Performance Testing
1 19 (79.17%) SDLC
2 18 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (70.83%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (70.83%) ERP
3 17 (70.83%) Regression Testing
3 17 (70.83%) System Integration Testing
3 17 (70.83%) Workflow
4 16 (66.67%) Data Migration
4 16 (66.67%) Migration
5 8 (33.33%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) E-Procurement
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Informatica
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft