Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 286 276
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 947 890 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.00% 0.91% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.09% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 570 607
England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £645 £568 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 16
England median hourly rate £33.75 £49.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.12% +20.99% +1.25%
10th Percentile £13.46 £35.50 £25.63
90th Percentile £48.11 £54.75 £45.63
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £49.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +22.50% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80294 81883 85035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.16% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54019 54581 56048
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1877 2118 2511
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 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 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
London +79 499 £500 +11.11% 43
South East -48 142 £375 +7.14% 17
Midlands +20 106 £421 +12.27% 15
North of England +4 81 £413 +17.86% 15
West Midlands +49 80 £400 +8.84% 10
South West +5 60 £420 +5.00% 7
East of England -20 53 £320 -28.89% 3
Yorkshire +39 41 £463 +37.04% 3
North West -2 38 £550 +46.67% 11
East Midlands -18 26 £500 +42.86% 5
North East +25 5 £325 -1.52% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Integration Testing
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 383 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (33.69%) Java
3 262 (27.67%) Test Automation
4 235 (24.82%) Finance
5 226 (23.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 223 (23.55%) SQL
7 207 (21.86%) System Integration Testing
8 165 (17.42%) Banking
9 152 (16.05%) JIRA
10 143 (15.10%) Linux
11 140 (14.78%) Git (software)
12 128 (13.52%) Test Scripting
13 126 (13.31%) TDD
14 124 (13.09%) Scrum
15 123 (12.99%) JavaScript
16 116 (12.25%) Test Strategy
17 106 (11.19%) REST
17 106 (11.19%) Jenkins
18 101 (10.67%) C#
18 101 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
19 100 (10.56%) BDD
20 99 (10.45%) QA
20 99 (10.45%) Oracle
21 94 (9.93%) SAP
21 94 (9.93%) Security Cleared
22 93 (9.82%) Unix
23 91 (9.61%) XML
24 90 (9.50%) Regression Testing
24 90 (9.50%) Scenario Testing
25 89 (9.40%) Cucumber

Integration Testing
Co-occurring 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 73 (7.71%) Confluence
2 21 (2.22%) JBoss
2 21 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 20 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 19 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.37%) Apache
7 13 (1.37%) MS Exchange
8 12 (1.27%) CMS
9 10 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
9 10 (1.06%) Luigi
10 8 (0.84%) SAS
11 7 (0.74%) Documentum
11 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.53%) Jetty
13 5 (0.53%) Tornado
14 4 (0.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (2.11%) Simulink
2 13 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (1.06%) Pipeline Pilot
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.32%) Mingle
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (3.27%) ION MarketView
2 18 (1.90%) SAP FI
2 18 (1.90%) SAP MM
3 16 (1.69%) SAP CO
3 16 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.74%) LabWindows
6 6 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.63%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.63%) Maximo
6 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.53%) Kondor
7 5 (0.53%) Lawson
7 5 (0.53%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.53%) SAP HCM
7 5 (0.53%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.42%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.37%) Slack
5 9 (0.95%) GitHub
5 9 (0.95%) PaaS
6 8 (0.84%) Office 365
6 8 (0.84%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.74%) Trello
8 5 (0.53%) npm
8 5 (0.53%) SaaS
9 4 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.21%) IaaS
11 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.53%) Firewall
2 15 (1.58%) LDAP
2 15 (1.58%) LTE
3 12 (1.27%) Internet
4 10 (1.06%) DNS
5 9 (0.95%) HTTP
5 9 (0.95%) LAN
5 9 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.84%) 3GPP
6 8 (0.84%) MPLS
6 8 (0.84%) SSL
7 7 (0.74%) Network Security
7 7 (0.74%) RS-422
7 7 (0.74%) WAN
7 7 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.74%) Wireless
8 6 (0.63%) GSM
8 6 (0.63%) VoIP
8 6 (0.63%) VPN
9 5 (0.53%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (8.76%) NoSQL
2 82 (8.66%) MongoDB
3 73 (7.71%) SQL Server
4 47 (4.96%) MySQL
5 41 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 32 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (3.27%) KDB
8 28 (2.96%) Redis
9 25 (2.64%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.43%) Oracle Database
11 22 (2.32%) Big Data
11 22 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (2.01%) Sybase ASE
13 16 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.16%) Data Mining
15 10 (1.06%) KNIME
15 10 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 152 (16.05%) JIRA
2 140 (14.78%) Git (software)
3 106 (11.19%) Jenkins
4 89 (9.40%) Cucumber
5 87 (9.19%) Selenium
6 65 (6.86%) JUnit
7 62 (6.55%) Maven
7 62 (6.55%) SoapUI
8 53 (5.60%) Subversion
9 38 (4.01%) WebDriver
10 30 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (3.06%) Mockito
12 27 (2.85%) Jasmine
12 27 (2.85%) TeamCity
13 25 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (2.32%) Rational Rhapsody
15 21 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
16 19 (2.01%) SpecFlow
17 17 (1.80%) Ant
18 16 (1.69%) Gradle
General
1 235 (24.82%) Finance
2 165 (17.42%) Banking
3 57 (6.02%) Front Office
4 46 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 33 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.64%) Retail
8 21 (2.22%) Games
9 18 (1.90%) Back Office
10 14 (1.48%) Marketing
11 12 (1.27%) Legal
12 8 (0.84%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.74%) Electronics
14 6 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.63%) Publishing
15 5 (0.53%) Automotive
15 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.42%) International Banking
17 3 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 311 (32.84%) Developer
2 173 (18.27%) Analyst
3 137 (14.47%) Java Developer
4 122 (12.88%) Test Analyst
5 102 (10.77%) Tester
6 76 (8.03%) Senior Developer
7 75 (7.92%) Consultant
8 54 (5.70%) Software Engineer
9 44 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
10 41 (4.33%) Automation Tester
10 41 (4.33%) Test Manager
11 31 (3.27%) SAP Consultant
12 29 (3.06%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 29 (3.06%) Test Leader
13 27 (2.85%) Architect
13 27 (2.85%) C# Developer
13 27 (2.85%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 24 (2.53%) .NET Developer
15 23 (2.43%) Business Analyst
16 21 (2.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (11.19%) REST
2 91 (9.61%) XML
3 83 (8.76%) .NET
4 77 (8.13%) Spring
5 70 (7.39%) HTML
6 69 (7.29%) SOAP
7 67 (7.07%) Web Services
8 64 (6.76%) RESTful
9 62 (6.55%) AngularJS
10 57 (6.02%) CSS
11 51 (5.39%) JSON
12 45 (4.75%) HTML5
12 45 (4.75%) Node.js
13 41 (4.33%) Hibernate
14 39 (4.12%) FIX Protocol
15 36 (3.80%) TIBCO EMS
16 35 (3.70%) Gherkin
17 34 (3.59%) JMS
18 30 (3.17%) Spring Boot
19 29 (3.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.38%) Fixed Income
5 29 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.22%) Credit Risk
6 21 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.11%) Grid Computing
8 19 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.90%) Derivative
9 18 (1.90%) Market Risk
10 17 (1.80%) User Experience
11 13 (1.37%) Equities
11 13 (1.37%) Online Games
12 12 (1.27%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.16%) Life Science
14 10 (1.06%) DataPower
15 9 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 143 (15.10%) Linux
2 93 (9.82%) Unix
3 72 (7.60%) Windows
4 51 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.48%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.16%) Solaris
9 10 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.74%) zOS
12 4 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.21%) Android
14 2 (0.21%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (27.67%) Test Automation
3 226 (23.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 207 (21.86%) System Integration Testing
5 128 (13.52%) Test Scripting
6 126 (13.31%) TDD
7 124 (13.09%) Scrum
8 116 (12.25%) Test Strategy
9 101 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (10.56%) BDD
11 90 (9.50%) Regression Testing
11 90 (9.50%) Scenario Testing
12 81 (8.55%) Unit Testing
13 78 (8.24%) Software Engineering
14 77 (8.13%) Functional Testing
15 74 (7.81%) Configuration Management
16 73 (7.71%) Kanban
16 73 (7.71%) Migration
17 68 (7.18%) Microservices
18 66 (6.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 319 (33.69%) Java
2 223 (23.55%) SQL
3 123 (12.99%) JavaScript
4 101 (10.67%) C#
5 57 (6.02%) Python
6 54 (5.70%) C++
7 44 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 42 (4.44%) Scala
9 41 (4.33%) C
10 35 (3.70%) Perl
11 31 (3.27%) Ruby
12 26 (2.75%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.53%) PL/SQL
14 20 (2.11%) MATLAB
15 19 (2.01%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.90%) Ada
17 16 (1.69%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.69%) TypeScript
18 14 (1.48%) R
19 13 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 59 (6.23%) ISTQB
4 57 (6.02%) Degree
4 57 (6.02%) ISEB
5 25 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.06%) PhD
9 8 (0.84%) PMP
10 5 (0.53%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.32%) CCNP
12 3 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.32%) HNC
12 3 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (10.45%) QA
2 20 (2.11%) MiFID
3 18 (1.90%) PMO
4 15 (1.58%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.95%) GDPR
7 6 (0.63%) SLA
8 5 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.42%) EMIR
10 3 (0.32%) IFRS
10 3 (0.32%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.21%) COSO
12 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 47 (4.96%) Docker
2 27 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.74%) RACF
5 6 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.63%) vSphere
6 4 (0.42%) iptables
6 4 (0.42%) Postfix
6 4 (0.42%) Samba
6 4 (0.42%) Squid
7 3 (0.32%) XenApp
8 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (3.48%) Puppet
3 19 (2.01%) Ansible
4 18 (1.90%) SCCM
5 12 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.84%) Grafana
6 8 (0.84%) WSUS
7 7 (0.74%) StatsD
8 6 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.63%) SafeCom
9 5 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.42%) Nessus
10 4 (0.42%) Nmap
10 4 (0.42%) vRealize
11 3 (0.32%) logstash
11 3 (0.32%) Terraform
12 2 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (10.45%) Oracle
2 94 (9.93%) SAP
3 69 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 63 (6.65%) Sybase
5 61 (6.44%) HP
6 45 (4.75%) IBM
7 42 (4.44%) TIBCO
8 31 (3.27%) ION Trading
9 23 (2.43%) VMware
10 22 (2.32%) Cisco
11 20 (2.11%) Atlassian
12 19 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (1.90%) Workday
14 16 (1.69%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.27%) Google
15 12 (1.27%) Talend
16 11 (1.16%) F5
16 11 (1.16%) Sitecore
17 10 (1.06%) Netezza
17 10 (1.06%) RapidMiner