Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 71 61
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 25 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.79% 1.83% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.24% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +30.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £328
90th Percentile £538 £549 £443
East of England median daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 - £49.63

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 1,148 1,208 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.41% 81.90% 80.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 633 541
Hertfordshire median daily rate £445 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -9.86% +7.58%
10th Percentile £258 £200 £213
90th Percentile £575 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £437 £400
% change year-on-year +3.09% +9.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 52
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 £17.32 £38.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.89% -55.13% +40.36%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £66.81 £46.25 £52.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% -43.28% +22.08%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 0 10 £425 -12.82%
Stevenage -8 6 - - 1
Rickmansworth +5 2 £388 -
St Albans - 1 £325 -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Integration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Confluence
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) Component Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Rational Team Concert
4 4 (16.00%) 5G
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Simulink
4 4 (16.00%) Ada
4 4 (16.00%) 3GPP
4 4 (16.00%) C
4 4 (16.00%) UML
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) LTE
5 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.00%) RESTful

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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Slack
2 2 (8.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (4.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (16.00%) 5G
1 4 (16.00%) LTE
2 3 (12.00%) FTP
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) RTP
2 3 (12.00%) UTRAN
3 2 (8.00%) 4G
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
1 2 (8.00%) DbVisualizer
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (16.00%) Rational Team Concert
3 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
5 1 (4.00%) Moq
5 1 (4.00%) MSTest
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) xUnit.net
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Ada Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Manual Tester
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) Flash
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) IDoc
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Component Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Ada
2 4 (16.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) hybris
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.00%) Perforce
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Xerox