The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
UK / England
Rank 246 221 237
Rank change year-on-year -25 +16  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 391 554 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.94% 1.13% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.36% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 346 248
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 12
Median hourly rate £45.35 £44.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £35.75 £24.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £58.05 £42.50
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34518 40706 39240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.29% 82.96% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22895 27022 24711
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1154
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in England

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in England

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in England

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Integration Testing in England

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London -40 130 £450 - 34
South East -32 86 £400 +21.21% 13
South West +17 54 £435 +16.00% 21
East of England -19 28 £356 +10.46% 1
North West +5 25 £400 -4.47% 9
East Midlands +11 23 £363 -10.49% 3
West Midlands +20 21 £363 -9.37% 9
Yorkshire +15 18 £350 -30.00% 10
North East -28 2 £340 +9.67% 2
Midlands +5 1 - -
Integration Testing
UK

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 263 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (29.29%) System Integration Testing
3 218 (28.13%) Java
4 171 (22.06%) Finance
5 151 (19.48%) Oracle
6 147 (18.97%) SQL
7 137 (17.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 122 (15.74%) Security Cleared
9 121 (15.61%) QA
10 117 (15.10%) Software Engineering
11 115 (14.84%) Unit Testing
12 114 (14.71%) Test Scripting
13 112 (14.45%) Scrum
14 111 (14.32%) Linux
14 111 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
15 108 (13.94%) Selenium
16 106 (13.68%) SAP
17 104 (13.42%) XML
17 104 (13.42%) Test Strategy
18 98 (12.65%) Windows
19 97 (12.52%) Regression Testing
20 95 (12.26%) .NET
20 95 (12.26%) Microsoft
20 95 (12.26%) Test Automation
21 88 (11.35%) C#
21 88 (11.35%) Web Services
22 86 (11.10%) SQL Server
22 86 (11.10%) TDD
23 81 (10.45%) SDLC
24 80 (10.32%) Business Intelligence

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 32 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.61%) Confluence
3 21 (2.71%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.94%) Mule
6 15 (1.94%) Mule ESB
7 14 (1.81%) JBoss
8 12 (1.55%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.90%) IIS
11 7 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.77%) Documentum
13 5 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.65%) Apache
13 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.65%) Liferay
14 4 (0.52%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.52%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 68 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.84%) Simulink
3 21 (2.71%) MS Office
4 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) Mingle
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 31 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (2.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (1.16%) SAP ERP
5 9 (1.16%) SAP SD
6 8 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.65%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.52%) LabWindows
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.52%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
10 3 (0.39%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.32%) GitHub
4 16 (2.06%) Office 365
5 14 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (1.55%) Yammer
8 8 (1.03%) SaaS
9 7 (0.90%) PaaS
10 6 (0.77%) IaaS
11 4 (0.52%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.39%) Taleo
13 2 (0.26%) Heroku
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle CX
14 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.13%) GoToWebinar
14 1 (0.13%) Slack
14 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.71%) Firewall
1 21 (2.71%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.94%) LDAP
3 14 (1.81%) PuTTY
3 14 (1.81%) WinSCP
4 9 (1.16%) HTTP
5 8 (1.03%) Internet
6 7 (0.90%) IPsec
7 6 (0.77%) SSL
8 5 (0.65%) BGP
8 5 (0.65%) MPLS
8 5 (0.65%) OSPF
9 4 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.52%) RS-422
10 3 (0.39%) 3G
10 3 (0.39%) 4G
10 3 (0.39%) LTE
10 3 (0.39%) UMTS
11 2 (0.26%) FTP
11 2 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.10%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 41 (5.29%) Oracle Database
4 38 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
6 28 (3.61%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.68%) Big Data
10 13 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.29%) DB2
14 9 (1.16%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 108 (13.94%) Selenium
2 75 (9.68%) JIRA
3 68 (8.77%) SoapUI
4 59 (7.61%) Cucumber
5 49 (6.32%) Jenkins
6 40 (5.16%) Git (software)
7 34 (4.39%) HP UFT
7 34 (4.39%) WebDriver
8 32 (4.13%) Rational DOORS
9 31 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (3.87%) JUnit
10 30 (3.87%) Rational Rhapsody
11 26 (3.35%) Maven
11 26 (3.35%) SpecFlow
11 26 (3.35%) Visual Studio
12 24 (3.10%) TeamCity
13 18 (2.32%) Eclipse
14 17 (2.19%) Mockito
14 17 (2.19%) Subversion
15 16 (2.06%) NUnit
General
1 171 (22.06%) Finance
2 61 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 39 (5.03%) Banking
4 37 (4.77%) Marketing
5 32 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.00%) Retail
7 28 (3.61%) Electronics
8 10 (1.29%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.16%) Advertising
9 9 (1.16%) Billing
9 9 (1.16%) Legal
10 8 (1.03%) Avionics
10 8 (1.03%) Back Office
10 8 (1.03%) Front Office
10 8 (1.03%) Military
11 7 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.77%) Automotive
12 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.65%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 176 (22.71%) Developer
2 148 (19.10%) Analyst
3 115 (14.84%) Test Analyst
4 63 (8.13%) Tester
5 60 (7.74%) Software Engineer
6 58 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 48 (6.19%) Consultant
8 46 (5.94%) Test Manager
9 45 (5.81%) Test Engineer
10 36 (4.65%) Architect
11 23 (2.97%) Automation Test Analyst
12 22 (2.84%) Test Leader
13 21 (2.71%) Integration Engineer
14 20 (2.58%) SAP Consultant
15 19 (2.45%) Automation Tester
16 18 (2.32%) Business Analyst
17 16 (2.06%) .NET Developer
17 16 (2.06%) C++ Software Engineer
18 15 (1.94%) QA Engineer
19 14 (1.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (13.42%) XML
2 95 (12.26%) .NET
3 88 (11.35%) Web Services
4 77 (9.94%) Spring
5 66 (8.52%) HTML
5 66 (8.52%) SOAP
6 59 (7.61%) Hibernate
7 45 (5.81%) JSON
8 44 (5.68%) RESTful
9 41 (5.29%) CSS
10 40 (5.16%) J2EE
10 40 (5.16%) REST
11 39 (5.03%) AngularJS
12 33 (4.26%) Gherkin
13 30 (3.87%) JPA
14 28 (3.61%) Apache Camel
15 24 (3.10%) Spring MVC
16 22 (2.84%) ASP.NET
17 20 (2.58%) Spring Integration
18 19 (2.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.58%) Computer Science
4 15 (1.94%) Derivative
5 14 (1.81%) Smart Meter
6 13 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.55%) Life Science
8 11 (1.42%) User Experience
9 10 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.77%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.52%) Equities
13 4 (0.52%) iPad
13 4 (0.52%) SCADA
14 3 (0.39%) Clustering
14 3 (0.39%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.32%) Linux
2 98 (12.65%) Windows
3 58 (7.48%) Unix
4 23 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.42%) Solaris
8 10 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.03%) Android
10 8 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.03%) VME
11 6 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.39%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.13%) HPUX
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (29.29%) System Integration Testing
3 137 (17.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 117 (15.10%) Software Engineering
5 115 (14.84%) Unit Testing
6 114 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 112 (14.45%) Scrum
8 111 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
9 104 (13.42%) Test Strategy
10 97 (12.52%) Regression Testing
11 95 (12.26%) Test Automation
12 86 (11.10%) TDD
13 81 (10.45%) SDLC
14 80 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
15 79 (10.19%) Migration
16 76 (9.81%) Functional Testing
17 72 (9.29%) BDD
18 68 (8.77%) Performance Testing
19 56 (7.23%) Configuration Management
19 56 (7.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (28.13%) Java
2 147 (18.97%) SQL
3 88 (11.35%) C#
4 69 (8.90%) JavaScript
5 61 (7.87%) Python
6 51 (6.58%) C++
7 50 (6.45%) C
8 35 (4.52%) Perl
9 29 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 25 (3.23%) Ada
11 22 (2.84%) MATLAB
11 22 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.19%) Ada 95
13 15 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.81%) F#
14 14 (1.81%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.81%) Ruby
14 14 (1.81%) Scala
15 13 (1.68%) VB
16 12 (1.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 75 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 64 (8.26%) Degree
4 53 (6.84%) ISTQB
5 50 (6.45%) ISEB
6 27 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 22 (2.84%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.16%) CCNP
8 9 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.65%) HND
11 4 (0.52%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.39%) PMP
13 2 (0.26%) APMP
13 2 (0.26%) HNC
13 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (15.61%) QA
2 13 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.16%) SDET
4 6 (0.77%) PMO
5 4 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.39%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.26%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.26%) MiFID
7 2 (0.26%) MISRA
7 2 (0.26%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (5.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (1.94%) vSphere
5 12 (1.55%) Docker
6 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.77%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) HDFS
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.68%) vRealize
3 11 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (1.29%) Ansible
5 4 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.26%) MOM
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.13%) Puppet
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 151 (19.48%) Oracle
2 106 (13.68%) SAP
3 95 (12.26%) Microsoft
4 59 (7.61%) HP
5 38 (4.90%) VMware
6 22 (2.84%) Atlassian
7 21 (2.71%) Red Hat
7 21 (2.71%) Sybase
8 19 (2.45%) IBM
8 19 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.68%) Cisco
9 13 (1.68%) Talend
10 12 (1.55%) Infor
11 10 (1.29%) Adobe
11 10 (1.29%) F5
12 8 (1.03%) ICL
12 8 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.03%) Siemens
13 7 (0.90%) Intel Security
13 7 (0.90%) Workday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £276 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Leysen Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago