Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 258 320
Rank change year-on-year -54 +62 -46
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 360 469 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 1.03% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.17% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 313 218
London median daily rate £543 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £700 £650 £600
England median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
London median hourly rate - £47.83 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +462.71% -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year -33.75% -17.53% +18.29%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,458 40,068 38,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.48% 88.05% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,218 29,022 27,755
London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.76% +3.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £643
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 367 405
London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.14 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.75 £50.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 6 months to 23 October 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
Central London -51 57 £550 -4.35% 24
West London 0 19 £500 +34.23% 11
South London -36 14 £500 +26.98% 2
East London -19 8 £450 -15.49% 6
North London -6 1 - -
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 London region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 173 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (31.11%) Java
3 108 (30.00%) SQL
4 97 (26.94%) Test Automation
5 91 (25.28%) Finance
6 87 (24.17%) Banking
6 87 (24.17%) Git (software)
6 87 (24.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 84 (23.33%) C#
8 82 (22.78%) JIRA
9 73 (20.28%) Test Scripting
10 72 (20.00%) Scrum
10 72 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
11 68 (18.89%) Subversion
12 67 (18.61%) Fixed Income
13 65 (18.06%) Enterprise Software
14 64 (17.78%) Investment Banking
15 63 (17.50%) .NET
16 62 (17.22%) JavaScript
16 62 (17.22%) QA
17 56 (15.56%) DevOps
18 55 (15.28%) Microservices
18 55 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (15.28%) SQL Server
19 52 (14.44%) TDD
19 52 (14.44%) REST
19 52 (14.44%) Technical Analysis
20 50 (13.89%) BDD
21 48 (13.33%) Front Office
21 48 (13.33%) SDLC

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 14 (3.89%) Confluence
2 13 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.67%) CMS
6 5 (1.39%) Mule
7 4 (1.11%) nginx
7 4 (1.11%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.83%) SAS
8 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.56%) Jetty
9 2 (0.56%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.28%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.83%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.56%) Actimize
4 2 (0.56%) Kondor
4 2 (0.56%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.56%) Sonata
5 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.61%) NuGet
4 9 (2.50%) GitHub
4 9 (2.50%) PaaS
5 8 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.94%) IaaS
6 7 (1.94%) SaaS
7 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.39%) Serverless
8 4 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.56%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.56%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.56%) npm
10 2 (0.56%) Office 365
10 2 (0.56%) Taleo
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.83%) HTTP
1 3 (0.83%) VPN
2 1 (0.28%) BGP
2 1 (0.28%) DNS
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) Intranet
2 1 (0.28%) MPLS
2 1 (0.28%) OSPF
2 1 (0.28%) SSL
2 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.78%) NoSQL
3 42 (11.67%) MongoDB
4 33 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.22%) Big Data
9 7 (1.94%) Impala
10 5 (1.39%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.39%) MySQL
10 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.11%) KDB
12 3 (0.83%) Flink
12 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.56%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 87 (24.17%) Git (software)
2 82 (22.78%) JIRA
3 68 (18.89%) Subversion
4 44 (12.22%) Jenkins
5 39 (10.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (9.72%) Selenium
7 34 (9.44%) TeamCity
8 30 (8.33%) Maven
9 19 (5.28%) Cucumber
9 19 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (5.00%) JUnit
11 16 (4.44%) MSBuild
12 14 (3.89%) WebDriver
13 13 (3.61%) SoapUI
14 11 (3.06%) JMeter
15 10 (2.78%) Visual Studio
16 9 (2.50%) Appium
16 9 (2.50%) Mockito
17 8 (2.22%) SpecFlow
18 7 (1.94%) Bitbucket
General
1 91 (25.28%) Finance
2 87 (24.17%) Banking
3 64 (17.78%) Investment Banking
4 48 (13.33%) Front Office
5 14 (3.89%) Retail
6 11 (3.06%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.22%) Games
8 7 (1.94%) Back Office
9 6 (1.67%) Law
10 5 (1.39%) Legal
11 3 (0.83%) Advertising
12 2 (0.56%) Czech Language
12 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.28%) French Language
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Publishing
13 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 170 (47.22%) Developer
2 45 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 42 (11.67%) C# Developer
4 40 (11.11%) Analyst
5 27 (7.50%) Credit Risk Developer
5 27 (7.50%) Market Risk Developer
6 26 (7.22%) C# WCF Developer
6 26 (7.22%) WCF Developer
7 25 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 25 (6.94%) Test Manager
7 25 (6.94%) Tester
8 23 (6.39%) Test Analyst
9 15 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.89%) Test Leader
11 13 (3.61%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.61%) DevOps Developer
12 12 (3.33%) C++ Developer
12 12 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (2.78%) Consultant
13 10 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.50%) .NET
2 52 (14.44%) REST
3 46 (12.78%) .NET Framework
4 43 (11.94%) Middleware
5 40 (11.11%) CSS
6 39 (10.83%) HTML
7 37 (10.28%) XML
8 32 (8.89%) Reactive Extensions
9 31 (8.61%) Task Parallel Library
10 30 (8.33%) JSON
10 30 (8.33%) WCF
10 30 (8.33%) WPF
11 24 (6.67%) Web Services
12 22 (6.11%) Spring
13 21 (5.83%) AngularJS
14 20 (5.56%) SOAP
15 19 (5.28%) RESTful
16 18 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
17 16 (4.44%) HTML5
17 16 (4.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.61%) Fixed Income
2 65 (18.06%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (8.61%) Credit Risk
4 28 (7.78%) Market Risk
5 22 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.11%) Computer Science
6 21 (5.83%) Fintech
7 14 (3.89%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.78%) SWIFT
9 9 (2.50%) User Experience
10 7 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.11%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.11%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.83%) Derivative
14 2 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.67%) Linux
2 27 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 26 (7.22%) Android
4 23 (6.39%) Windows
5 17 (4.72%) Unix
6 12 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.67%) VMS
8 5 (1.39%) Solaris
9 2 (0.56%) AIX
9 2 (0.56%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (26.94%) Test Automation
3 87 (24.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 73 (20.28%) Test Scripting
5 72 (20.00%) Scrum
5 72 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 56 (15.56%) DevOps
7 55 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (15.28%) Microservices
8 52 (14.44%) TDD
8 52 (14.44%) Technical Analysis
9 50 (13.89%) BDD
10 48 (13.33%) SDLC
11 41 (11.39%) Test Strategy
11 41 (11.39%) Unit Testing
12 38 (10.56%) MVVM
13 35 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (9.44%) SOA
15 32 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (8.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 112 (31.11%) Java
2 108 (30.00%) SQL
3 84 (23.33%) C#
4 62 (17.22%) JavaScript
5 45 (12.50%) Python
6 33 (9.17%) T-SQL
7 32 (8.89%) C
8 29 (8.06%) C++
9 25 (6.94%) Java 8
10 16 (4.44%) ES6
10 16 (4.44%) Ruby
11 14 (3.89%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.78%) PHP
13 8 (2.22%) ES7
14 7 (1.94%) Go
14 7 (1.94%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.67%) DCL
15 6 (1.67%) Groovy
16 5 (1.39%) Perl
16 5 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (7.50%) Degree
2 23 (6.39%) ISTQB
3 18 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.89%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.61%) ISEB
7 8 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.67%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.83%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (17.22%) QA
2 14 (3.89%) PSD2
3 6 (1.67%) ISO 20022
4 5 (1.39%) GDPR
4 5 (1.39%) PMO
5 3 (0.83%) SLA
6 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.56%) SEPA
7 1 (0.28%) Basel III
7 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (6.39%) Docker
2 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) IAG
3 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (3.89%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (3.61%) Ansible
4 10 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 10 (2.78%) Terraform
5 8 (2.22%) Puppet
6 7 (1.94%) HP ALM
6 7 (1.94%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 5 (1.39%) Salt
8 3 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.56%) logstash
10 1 (0.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (10.83%) Oracle
2 15 (4.17%) SAP
3 13 (3.61%) HP
3 13 (3.61%) Tableau
4 11 (3.06%) Workday
5 8 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.94%) Cloudera
6 7 (1.94%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.94%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.67%) IBM
7 6 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.67%) Talend
8 5 (1.39%) Alibaba
8 5 (1.39%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.39%) Sybase
9 3 (0.83%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.83%) Misys
9 3 (0.83%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.56%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.56%) Murex