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 23 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 220 258
Rank change year-on-year -21 +38  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 410 579 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 1.17% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.40% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 381 292
Median daily rate £408 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +7.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £37.20 £28.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £57.50 £43.25
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 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 36435 41257 41286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.75% 83.48% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23948 27689 26938
Median daily rate £450 £445 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 962 1153
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.26% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.70 £50.00
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 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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 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
London -49 155 £438 +1.74% 42
South East -43 74 £375 -6.25% 8
West Midlands +19 35 £344 -6.46%
North West -2 35 £376 -16.38% 7
East Midlands +12 33 £510 +27.50% 2
South West +11 30 £398 +6.00% 8
Yorkshire +32 26 £375 +17.64% 7
East of England -29 18 £350 -17.64% 1
North East +54 2 £400 -2.43% 4
Integration Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 278 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (28.45%) Java
2 227 (28.45%) Test Automation
3 186 (23.31%) System Integration Testing
4 171 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 153 (19.17%) Finance
6 145 (18.17%) SQL
7 133 (16.67%) Oracle
7 133 (16.67%) Linux
8 121 (15.16%) SAP
9 116 (14.54%) Test Scripting
9 116 (14.54%) Security Cleared
10 115 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
11 114 (14.29%) Regression Testing
12 113 (14.16%) Test Strategy
13 111 (13.91%) Software Engineering
14 108 (13.53%) Unit Testing
15 106 (13.28%) Selenium
16 105 (13.16%) Scrum
17 104 (13.03%) QA
18 97 (12.16%) Windows
19 96 (12.03%) Microsoft
19 96 (12.03%) JIRA
20 95 (11.90%) TDD
21 89 (11.15%) XML
22 87 (10.90%) .NET
23 85 (10.65%) BDD
24 84 (10.53%) SC Cleared
25 83 (10.40%) JavaScript
26 82 (10.28%) Web Services

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 40 (5.01%) Confluence
2 30 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (2.38%) JBoss
5 18 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.38%) Apache
7 11 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.25%) Mule
8 10 (1.25%) Mule ESB
8 10 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.13%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.00%) CMS
11 7 (0.88%) Documentum
11 7 (0.88%) IIS
11 7 (0.88%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.75%) nginx
13 5 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 28 (3.51%) Simulink
2 17 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Mingle
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (2.01%) SAP ERP
4 15 (1.88%) SAP SD
5 14 (1.75%) SAP CO
5 14 (1.75%) SAP FI
5 14 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (1.00%) LabWindows
8 8 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.63%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.63%) Siebel CRM
10 5 (0.63%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.13%) GitHub
4 9 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (0.88%) Office 365
5 7 (0.88%) Yammer
6 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.50%) SaaS
8 3 (0.38%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 3 (0.38%) PaaS
8 3 (0.38%) Taleo
9 2 (0.25%) IaaS
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.13%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.63%) Firewall
2 20 (2.51%) PuTTY
2 20 (2.51%) WinSCP
3 19 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.01%) IPsec
5 15 (1.88%) BGP
5 15 (1.88%) MPLS
5 15 (1.88%) OSPF
6 14 (1.75%) HTTP
6 14 (1.75%) Internet
6 14 (1.75%) LDAP
7 13 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (1.13%) SSL
9 8 (1.00%) RS-422
10 7 (0.88%) LTE
11 6 (0.75%) 3G
11 6 (0.75%) 4G
11 6 (0.75%) DVB
11 6 (0.75%) SAN
12 5 (0.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.76%) Oracle Database
2 46 (5.76%) Relational Database
3 28 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (3.38%) RDBMS
5 25 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 19 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (2.01%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.75%) Big Data
12 14 (1.75%) MySQL
13 13 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.50%) Sybase ASE
15 11 (1.38%) DB2
15 11 (1.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 106 (13.28%) Selenium
2 96 (12.03%) JIRA
3 69 (8.65%) Jenkins
4 53 (6.64%) Git (software)
5 48 (6.02%) Cucumber
5 48 (6.02%) SoapUI
6 45 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 35 (4.39%) HP UFT
9 33 (4.14%) Rational DOORS
10 32 (4.01%) Eclipse
10 32 (4.01%) JUnit
11 30 (3.76%) Rational Rhapsody
11 30 (3.76%) SpecFlow
12 26 (3.26%) Visual Studio
12 26 (3.26%) WebDriver
13 22 (2.76%) Maven
14 21 (2.63%) TestNG
15 20 (2.51%) Oracle APEX
16 18 (2.26%) Toad
General
1 153 (19.17%) Finance
2 75 (9.40%) Banking
3 65 (8.15%) Manufacturing
4 35 (4.39%) Retail
5 31 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.63%) Marketing
7 25 (3.13%) Front Office
8 24 (3.01%) Investment Banking
9 20 (2.51%) Electronics
10 15 (1.88%) Billing
11 11 (1.38%) Back Office
11 11 (1.38%) Legal
12 10 (1.25%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.75%) Automotive
14 5 (0.63%) Avionics
14 5 (0.63%) Games
14 5 (0.63%) Military
14 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 180 (22.56%) Developer
2 142 (17.79%) Analyst
3 112 (14.04%) Test Analyst
4 95 (11.90%) Consultant
5 91 (11.40%) Java Developer
6 74 (9.27%) Software Engineer
7 73 (9.15%) Tester
8 45 (5.64%) Test Manager
9 44 (5.51%) SAP Consultant
10 31 (3.88%) Test Engineer
11 28 (3.51%) Architect
12 23 (2.88%) Automation Tester
12 23 (2.88%) Full Stack Developer
12 23 (2.88%) Test Leader
13 21 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
14 19 (2.38%) Business Analyst
14 19 (2.38%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.13%) Ada Engineer
15 17 (2.13%) Ada Software Engineer
15 17 (2.13%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (11.15%) XML
2 87 (10.90%) .NET
3 82 (10.28%) Web Services
4 76 (9.52%) Spring
5 57 (7.14%) HTML
6 51 (6.39%) REST
6 51 (6.39%) SOAP
7 50 (6.27%) Hibernate
8 44 (5.51%) AngularJS
9 42 (5.26%) JSON
10 41 (5.14%) RESTful
11 40 (5.01%) J2EE
12 38 (4.76%) CSS
13 28 (3.51%) Gherkin
13 28 (3.51%) JPA
14 25 (3.13%) Apache Camel
15 21 (2.63%) HTML5
16 19 (2.38%) ASP.NET
16 19 (2.38%) Middleware
17 18 (2.26%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.88%) Smart Meter
6 13 (1.63%) Fixed Income
6 13 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.25%) Derivative
7 10 (1.25%) User Experience
8 9 (1.13%) Life Science
9 8 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.88%) Equities
10 7 (0.88%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.88%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.75%) Digital TV
11 6 (0.75%) IPTV
11 6 (0.75%) RIA
11 6 (0.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 133 (16.67%) Linux
2 97 (12.16%) Windows
3 66 (8.27%) Unix
4 34 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (3.88%) Windows Server
6 26 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.01%) Solaris
8 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.50%) Android
10 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (28.45%) Test Automation
3 186 (23.31%) System Integration Testing
4 171 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 116 (14.54%) Test Scripting
6 115 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 113 (14.16%) Test Strategy
9 111 (13.91%) Software Engineering
10 108 (13.53%) Unit Testing
11 105 (13.16%) Scrum
12 95 (11.90%) TDD
13 85 (10.65%) BDD
14 81 (10.15%) SDLC
15 79 (9.90%) Functional Testing
16 74 (9.27%) Migration
17 66 (8.27%) Defect Management
18 62 (7.77%) System Testing
19 57 (7.14%) Configuration Management
20 56 (7.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 227 (28.45%) Java
2 145 (18.17%) SQL
3 83 (10.40%) JavaScript
4 76 (9.52%) C#
5 61 (7.64%) C++
6 40 (5.01%) Python
7 35 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 33 (4.14%) C
9 30 (3.76%) Perl
10 28 (3.51%) MATLAB
11 25 (3.13%) Ada
12 24 (3.01%) T-SQL
13 23 (2.88%) Scala
14 20 (2.51%) F#
15 18 (2.26%) VB
16 16 (2.01%) Ada 95
16 16 (2.01%) Korn
16 16 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.88%) PowerShell
18 14 (1.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 116 (14.54%) Security Cleared
2 84 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 69 (8.65%) ISEB
4 63 (7.89%) Degree
5 55 (6.89%) ISTQB
6 33 (4.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (2.26%) CCNP
7 18 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 13 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.75%) HNC
10 6 (0.75%) HND
11 5 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.13%) CCNA
14 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (13.03%) QA
2 10 (1.25%) PMO
3 9 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.88%) Def Stans
4 7 (0.88%) MISRA
4 7 (0.88%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.38%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) GDPR
7 2 (0.25%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) IFRS
8 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.13%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 32 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.38%) Docker
3 23 (2.88%) vSphere
4 19 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.25%) HDFS
9 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (2.38%) vRealize
3 16 (2.01%) Ansible
4 6 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.63%) SCCM
5 5 (0.63%) WSUS
6 3 (0.38%) Netcool
6 3 (0.38%) OpenView
6 3 (0.38%) Puppet
6 3 (0.38%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.25%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.13%) Control-M
8 1 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 133 (16.67%) Oracle
2 121 (15.16%) SAP
3 96 (12.03%) Microsoft
4 72 (9.02%) HP
5 37 (4.64%) VMware
6 31 (3.88%) Sybase
7 30 (3.76%) Red Hat
8 25 (3.13%) F5
8 25 (3.13%) IBM
9 23 (2.88%) Cisco
10 17 (2.13%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.38%) Talend
13 9 (1.13%) Serena
13 9 (1.13%) TIBCO
14 8 (1.00%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.00%) Workday
15 7 (0.88%) hybris
15 7 (0.88%) Infor
15 7 (0.88%) Remedy
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £435 per day + none
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Gloucestershire
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