Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 60 86
Rank change year-on-year -32 +26 +1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 4 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% 2.51% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.95% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 1
Essex median daily rate £537 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +22.58% +19.23%
10th Percentile £314 £321 £381
90th Percentile £646 £574 £394
East of England median daily rate £320 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -28.89% +12.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +2.50%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 683 747 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.59% 85.27% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 451 518
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £249
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 140 144
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.70 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +1.44% +5.93%
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Essex

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Essex

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Essex

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Essex

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 22 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
Southend-on-Sea -36 3 £550 +0.92%
Integration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) API Design
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) WSO2
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) API Design
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) WSO2
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware