Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 September 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 64 71
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7 +33
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 7 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.44% 2.29% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.78% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -30.56% +28.57%
East of England median daily rate £410 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +26.15% -27.78% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -20.00% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,305 1,150 1,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.16% 82.14% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 570 616
Hertfordshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.12%
10th Percentile £205 £212 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 67 52
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.37 £16.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% -15.98% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.81 £11.15
90th Percentile £47.55 £44.25 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +10.00% -

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Hertfordshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Hertfordshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Hertfordshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Stevenage -21 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £300 -
Integration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 3 (42.86%) Simulink
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (28.57%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) HiveQL
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Ada 95
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (28.57%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Ada
3 1 (14.29%) Ada 95
3 1 (14.29%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Kony