Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 68 88
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20 +13
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 43 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.75% 1.80% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.35% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £299 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.71% +21.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £278 £375 £287
90th Percentile £345 £480 £400
East of England median daily rate £320 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -28.89% +12.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £43.50 £43.75 £31.95
90th Percentile £46.50 £54.35 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +21.48%

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 1252 1065 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.00% 76.56% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 612 624
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £565
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 98
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £29.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.50% +41.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £8.93
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £41.80
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Stevenage +8 25 £285 -
Watford - 7 £325 - 1
Integration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 24 (55.81%) Software Engineering
2 23 (53.49%) C
3 20 (46.51%) C++
4 19 (44.19%) UML
4 19 (44.19%) Configuration Management
5 18 (41.86%) Rational Rhapsody
6 15 (34.88%) MATLAB
6 15 (34.88%) Simulink
7 14 (32.56%) Rational DOORS
8 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
9 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
10 10 (23.26%) Ada
11 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.60%) TDD
12 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (18.60%) Scrum
13 7 (16.28%) VHDL
13 7 (16.28%) Wireless
13 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
13 7 (16.28%) 3GPP
13 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
13 7 (16.28%) LTE
13 7 (16.28%) Feature Driven Development
13 7 (16.28%) Digital Signal Processing
13 7 (16.28%) Signal Processing
13 7 (16.28%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
14 6 (13.95%) Defect Management
14 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy

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 (4.65%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Simulink
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) LabWindows
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) 3GPP
1 7 (16.28%) LTE
1 7 (16.28%) Wireless
2 5 (11.63%) RS-422
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) DB2
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (32.56%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.33%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) GoCD
5 1 (2.33%) Gradle
5 1 (2.33%) JBehave
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) DSP Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Ada Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Ada Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) QC Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) SAPUI5 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.33%) LAMP
2 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (2.33%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (2.33%) SAPUI5
2 1 (2.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) WCF
2 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
1 7 (16.28%) VHDL
2 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
3 2 (4.65%) RIA
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
1 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
1 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Software Engineering
2 19 (44.19%) Configuration Management
2 19 (44.19%) UML
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) TDD
4 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Digital Signal Processing
5 7 (16.28%) Feature Driven Development
5 7 (16.28%) Signal Processing
5 7 (16.28%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Defect Management
6 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.98%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.98%) SysML
7 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C
2 20 (46.51%) C++
3 15 (34.88%) MATLAB
4 10 (23.26%) Ada
5 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
6 4 (9.30%) Ada 95
7 2 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Serena
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Sonatype