The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 27 April 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 227 281
Rank change year-on-year -49 +54  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 136 242 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 1.05% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.23% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 174 85
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +8.00% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17355 19626 18262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.65% 85.19% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12465 14275 12762
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 177 260
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.85% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in London

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Testing in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in London

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in London

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in London

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 15 £475 +15.50% 4
New Malden - 5 - -
Croydon +7 3 £450 - 2
Canary Wharf +4 3 £600 +50.00%
Bromley - 1 £650 -
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 London region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 97 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (32.72%) Java
3 72 (26.47%) Finance
4 64 (23.53%) SQL
5 63 (23.16%) System Integration Testing
6 56 (20.59%) Oracle
6 56 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 49 (18.01%) Test Scripting
8 47 (17.28%) Regression Testing
9 45 (16.54%) QA
9 45 (16.54%) Test Automation
10 41 (15.07%) Microsoft
11 40 (14.71%) Selenium
11 40 (14.71%) Functional Testing
12 39 (14.34%) Test Strategy
12 39 (14.34%) C#
12 39 (14.34%) Unix
12 39 (14.34%) Scrum
13 36 (13.24%) Spring
13 36 (13.24%) SDLC
14 35 (12.87%) TDD
14 35 (12.87%) JIRA
14 35 (12.87%) Linux
14 35 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (12.50%) Windows
16 32 (11.76%) XML
16 32 (11.76%) JavaScript
16 32 (11.76%) .NET
17 31 (11.40%) SAP
17 31 (11.40%) Banking

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 21 (7.72%) Confluence
2 14 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.31%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (2.57%) CMS
6 7 (2.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.84%) Liferay
8 4 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.74%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.74%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.37%) Apache
11 1 (0.37%) Moodle
11 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.37%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) Mingle
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.10%) Documaker
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.37%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.37%) RMDS
7 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.04%) Office 365
3 9 (3.31%) Yammer
4 7 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.57%) GitHub
5 4 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.10%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.74%) Heroku
7 2 (0.74%) SaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.37%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.94%) Internet
2 7 (2.57%) LDAP
3 5 (1.84%) SAN
4 2 (0.74%) Firewall
4 2 (0.74%) IPsec
5 1 (0.37%) BGP
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) DVB
5 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.37%) MPLS
5 1 (0.37%) OSPF
5 1 (0.37%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.37%) SMS
5 1 (0.37%) SSH
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.19%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (8.46%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (4.04%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.31%) Big Data
6 9 (3.31%) Sybase ASE
7 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.84%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.47%) DB2
10 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.10%) Informix
10 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.10%) Redis
10 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (14.71%) Selenium
2 35 (12.87%) JIRA
3 22 (8.09%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.35%) SoapUI
5 18 (6.62%) Cucumber
5 18 (6.62%) HP UFT
5 18 (6.62%) Jenkins
6 16 (5.88%) JUnit
7 15 (5.51%) Maven
8 14 (5.15%) WebDriver
9 13 (4.78%) Visual Studio
10 12 (4.41%) SpecFlow
11 11 (4.04%) Mockito
12 10 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (3.68%) TeamCity
13 9 (3.31%) FitNesse
13 9 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (2.57%) TestDirector
15 6 (2.21%) NUnit
General
1 72 (26.47%) Finance
2 31 (11.40%) Banking
3 19 (6.99%) Retail
4 10 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.31%) Front Office
6 8 (2.94%) Back Office
7 7 (2.57%) Legal
7 7 (2.57%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.21%) Marketing
9 5 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.10%) Electronics
10 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.74%) Billing
11 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.74%) Games
11 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.74%) Publishing
12 1 (0.37%) French Language
12 1 (0.37%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (23.53%) Developer
2 54 (19.85%) Analyst
3 44 (16.18%) Test Analyst
4 27 (9.93%) Tester
5 23 (8.46%) Architect
5 23 (8.46%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.09%) Consultant
7 20 (7.35%) Test Manager
8 10 (3.68%) CRM Consultant
8 10 (3.68%) Java Architect
8 10 (3.68%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.31%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (3.31%) Automation Tester
9 9 (3.31%) CRM Technical Consultant
9 9 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (2.94%) Business Analyst
10 8 (2.94%) DBA
10 8 (2.94%) Software Architect
11 7 (2.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.24%) Spring
2 32 (11.76%) .NET
2 32 (11.76%) XML
3 27 (9.93%) Web Services
4 26 (9.56%) RESTful
5 22 (8.09%) HTML
6 20 (7.35%) Hibernate
6 20 (7.35%) J2EE
7 16 (5.88%) REST
8 14 (5.15%) Gherkin
8 14 (5.15%) JSON
8 14 (5.15%) SOAP
9 13 (4.78%) AngularJS
9 13 (4.78%) CSS
10 10 (3.68%) JMS
11 9 (3.31%) COM
11 9 (3.31%) Spring MVC
11 9 (3.31%) XSLT
12 8 (2.94%) Apache Flex
12 8 (2.94%) BlazeDS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.57%) Derivative
5 7 (2.57%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.84%) Equities
6 5 (1.84%) Reinsurance
6 5 (1.84%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.84%) User Experience
7 4 (1.47%) PlayStation
8 3 (1.10%) Fintech
8 3 (1.10%) Life Science
8 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.10%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.10%) Tandem
9 2 (0.74%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) DTCC
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.34%) Unix
2 35 (12.87%) Linux
3 34 (12.50%) Windows
4 13 (4.78%) Solaris
5 7 (2.57%) Android
6 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) CentOS
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) VME
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.16%) System Integration Testing
3 56 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 49 (18.01%) Test Scripting
5 47 (17.28%) Regression Testing
6 45 (16.54%) Test Automation
7 40 (14.71%) Functional Testing
8 39 (14.34%) Scrum
8 39 (14.34%) Test Strategy
9 36 (13.24%) SDLC
10 35 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (12.87%) TDD
11 31 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (11.03%) Unit Testing
13 29 (10.66%) CRM
14 28 (10.29%) Defect Management
15 26 (9.56%) Migration
16 23 (8.46%) BDD
17 22 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
17 22 (8.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (32.72%) Java
2 64 (23.53%) SQL
3 39 (14.34%) C#
4 32 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.72%) Shell Script
6 19 (6.99%) Python
7 15 (5.51%) Perl
8 14 (5.15%) Korn
8 14 (5.15%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.78%) C++
9 13 (4.78%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.94%) ActionScript
10 8 (2.94%) Scala
11 5 (1.84%) VB
12 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.10%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.10%) Go
13 3 (1.10%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.74%) Ada
14 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.15%) Degree
3 13 (4.78%) ISEB
4 12 (4.41%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.04%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.47%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.37%) CCNP
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.37%) IIBA
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (16.54%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) PMO
3 4 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.10%) SDET
5 2 (0.74%) MiFID
6 1 (0.37%) EMIR
6 1 (0.37%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.57%) Docker
3 4 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.37%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (3.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.37%) Control-M
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) vRealize
3 1 (0.37%) WSUS
3 1 (0.37%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 56 (20.59%) Oracle
2 41 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.40%) SAP
4 24 (8.82%) Sybase
5 17 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 16 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (4.41%) Adobe
7 12 (4.41%) HP
8 10 (3.68%) IBM
9 9 (3.31%) Infor
10 6 (2.21%) Siebel
10 6 (2.21%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.47%) CODA
11 4 (1.47%) Cognos
11 4 (1.47%) Google
11 4 (1.47%) Sun
12 3 (1.10%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.10%) WorldPay
13 2 (0.74%) Calypso
13 2 (0.74%) Infragistics
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