Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 60 76
Rank change year-on-year -36 +16 +13
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 2.68% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 3.24% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £285 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.96% -30.91% +3.13%
10th Percentile £319 £278 £369
90th Percentile £504 £332 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +23.08% -27.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 19
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 1,317 1,329 1,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.00% 82.91% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 675 629
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £205 £206 £223
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.71 £19.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% -36.13% +39.98%
10th Percentile £12.51 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.18 £47.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.08% +5.81% +29.55%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Rickmansworth -7 2 £388 -
Watford -1 1 £525 +61.54%
Stevenage -28 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 -
Integration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Slack
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Simulink
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification