Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 57 60
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +35
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 28 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.91% 2.70% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.37% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +72.62%
10th Percentile £302 £328 £325
90th Percentile £548 £443 £450
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% -
East of England median hourly rate - £49.63 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +0.25% +110.64%

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 1,197 979 1,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.48% 80.18% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 524 546
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £439 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.83% +6.36% +3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £209 £250
90th Percentile £569 £584 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +8.02% -1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 51 75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.81% +36.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.15 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £52.88 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £26.19
% change year-on-year -44.12% +29.82% +4.76%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 10 £488 +44.44%
Stevenage -14 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £300 - 1
Rickmansworth -5 1 - -
Royston -9 1 £300 -20.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £525 -
Integration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (35.71%) JIRA
2 10 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (32.14%) ISEB
4 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 7 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 7 (25.00%) Simulink
5 7 (25.00%) UML
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) SCCM
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (17.86%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) Ada
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
7 5 (17.86%) Ada 95
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) 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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Mockito
4 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (7.14%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) MSTest
5 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Ada Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Ada Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Project Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) JAX-RS
2 2 (7.14%) JMS
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) WireMock
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Flash
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) Animation
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) UML
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.14%) CQRS
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Ada
2 5 (17.86%) Ada 95
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
1 9 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) HP
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Kony
3 1 (3.57%) Serena
3 1 (3.57%) Siemens
3 1 (3.57%) VMware