Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 60 58
Rank change year-on-year -28 -2 +48
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 14 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 2.60% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 3.21% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.83% -14.71% +44.68%
10th Percentile £300 £323 £363
90th Percentile £550 £404 £465
East of England median daily rate £475 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +31.03% -9.38% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate - £47.48 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -4.09% -

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 1,276 1,027 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.22% 80.87% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 522 593
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £250
90th Percentile £568 £588 £550
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.86% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 67 47
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -40.00% +43.30%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.38 £9.23
90th Percentile £46.25 £52.50 £53.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -41.67% +29.03% +3.33%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 July 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
Watford +2 5 £538 +59.26% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £300 -
Stevenage -22 2 - - 1
Integration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 2 (14.29%) Simulink
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) JUnit
7 2 (14.29%) JMS
7 2 (14.29%) ETL
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) MySQL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering

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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Mockito
2 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
2 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) WireMock
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Java 8
3 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) Ada
4 1 (7.14%) Ada 95
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) HiveQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP ALM
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Kony
2 1 (7.14%) VMware