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 3 months to 30 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.

Integration Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 22 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.75% 2.01% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 2.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £356 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.55% +9.14%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 456 528 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 77.68% 75.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 283 273
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £8.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 30 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
Stevenage +3 6 - -
Watford - 2 £338 -
Royston +3 1 £375 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Integration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
2 19 (59.38%) Configuration Management
3 18 (56.25%) UML
4 16 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 16 (50.00%) Simulink
4 16 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (34.38%) Ada 95
5 11 (34.38%) Ada
5 11 (34.38%) C++
6 10 (31.25%) Yourdon
7 9 (28.13%) C
7 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Selenium
9 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
9 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
9 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
9 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
10 5 (15.63%) ATDD
10 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (15.63%) BDD
10 5 (15.63%) Serena
10 5 (15.63%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) LabWindows
2 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) RS-422
2 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 16 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 5 (15.63%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Maven
5 3 (9.38%) JBehave
6 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.13%) GDB
7 1 (3.13%) JMeter
7 1 (3.13%) Mockito
7 1 (3.13%) Moq
7 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Ada Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Ada Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.50%) RESTful
2 4 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 2 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) RIA
2 2 (6.25%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
2 19 (59.38%) Configuration Management
3 18 (56.25%) UML
4 10 (31.25%) Yourdon
5 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.63%) ATDD
8 5 (15.63%) BDD
8 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Kanban
9 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (9.38%) High Availability
10 3 (9.38%) Open Source
10 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 11 (34.38%) Ada
2 11 (34.38%) Ada 95
2 11 (34.38%) C++
3 9 (28.13%) C
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Serena
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft