Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 319 294
Rank change year-on-year +64 -25 -17
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 497 310 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.81% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 196 242
London median daily rate £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
England median daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +11.88% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +462.71% - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -32.99% +21.25% -

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 40969 38312 39148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.91% 86.27% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29862 27421 27953
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 414 473
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.68 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%

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 10 December 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 6 months to 10 December 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
Central London +43 122 £575 +27.78% 12
South London -17 25 £425 +17.24% 2
West London -18 11 £485 +28.48% 5
East London -17 7 £536 +19.17% 1
North London - 4 £300 -
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 237 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (40.04%) Java
3 155 (31.19%) Finance
4 143 (28.77%) Banking
5 133 (26.76%) Test Automation
6 119 (23.94%) SQL
7 114 (22.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 114 (22.94%) System Integration Testing
8 93 (18.71%) JIRA
9 89 (17.91%) Git (software)
10 85 (17.10%) Linux
11 72 (14.49%) C#
12 71 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 69 (13.88%) JavaScript
14 68 (13.68%) Unix
15 63 (12.68%) Cucumber
16 62 (12.47%) .NET
17 61 (12.27%) Scrum
18 60 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
18 60 (12.07%) TDD
19 59 (11.87%) REST
20 57 (11.47%) NoSQL
20 57 (11.47%) Jenkins
20 57 (11.47%) QA
21 56 (11.27%) SOA
22 54 (10.87%) Sybase
22 54 (10.87%) MongoDB
22 54 (10.87%) BDD
23 52 (10.46%) Oracle
23 52 (10.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 36 (7.24%) Confluence
2 16 (3.22%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (2.41%) JBoss
5 11 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.61%) CMS
6 8 (1.61%) SAS
6 8 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.80%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.60%) IIS
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.40%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.60%) Mingle
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (5.43%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.21%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.01%) Kondor
3 5 (1.01%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.80%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (0.80%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.60%) RMDS
5 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.40%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.40%) SAP PA-EC
6 2 (0.40%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.41%) Trello
5 5 (1.01%) GitHub
5 5 (1.01%) PaaS
6 4 (0.80%) npm
6 4 (0.80%) Office 365
6 4 (0.80%) SaaS
7 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.40%) Slack
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.61%) Firewall
1 8 (1.61%) LDAP
2 5 (1.01%) Internet
3 3 (0.60%) SMS
3 3 (0.60%) VPN
4 2 (0.40%) DVB
4 2 (0.40%) HTTP
4 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.20%) DSL
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.47%) NoSQL
2 54 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 51 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 36 (7.24%) Relational Database
5 27 (5.43%) KDB
6 24 (4.83%) Redis
7 22 (4.43%) MySQL
8 19 (3.82%) Sybase ASE
9 15 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.01%) Big Data
10 10 (2.01%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.21%) Sybase IQ
14 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 93 (18.71%) JIRA
2 89 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 63 (12.68%) Cucumber
4 57 (11.47%) Jenkins
5 46 (9.26%) Selenium
5 46 (9.26%) Subversion
6 38 (7.65%) JUnit
7 35 (7.04%) Maven
8 34 (6.84%) SoapUI
9 27 (5.43%) Mockito
10 25 (5.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (4.02%) WebDriver
12 19 (3.82%) TeamCity
13 14 (2.82%) SpecFlow
14 11 (2.21%) Jasmine
14 11 (2.21%) NuGet
15 10 (2.01%) Ant
15 10 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (2.01%) Zephyr
16 9 (1.81%) NUnit
General
1 155 (31.19%) Finance
2 143 (28.77%) Banking
3 49 (9.86%) Front Office
4 45 (9.05%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.63%) Games
6 15 (3.02%) Back Office
7 14 (2.82%) Retail
8 9 (1.81%) Legal
9 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.80%) International Banking
11 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Marketing
13 2 (0.40%) Advertising
13 2 (0.40%) Law
13 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.40%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 207 (41.65%) Developer
2 92 (18.51%) Analyst
3 91 (18.31%) Java Developer
4 68 (13.68%) Senior Developer
5 66 (13.28%) Tester
6 60 (12.07%) Test Analyst
7 42 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 31 (6.24%) Automation Tester
9 30 (6.04%) C# Developer
10 28 (5.63%) Consultant
11 26 (5.23%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 24 (4.83%) .NET Developer
12 24 (4.83%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 21 (4.23%) Test Manager
14 19 (3.82%) Credit Risk Developer
14 19 (3.82%) Senior Tester
15 16 (3.22%) Architect
15 16 (3.22%) WPF Developer
16 15 (3.02%) Test Leader
17 14 (2.82%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.47%) .NET
2 59 (11.87%) REST
3 46 (9.26%) RESTful
4 45 (9.05%) SOAP
4 45 (9.05%) Web Services
5 44 (8.85%) HTML
6 42 (8.45%) Spring
7 37 (7.44%) XML
8 35 (7.04%) FIX Protocol
8 35 (7.04%) HTML5
9 33 (6.64%) TIBCO EMS
10 32 (6.44%) WPF
11 29 (5.84%) AngularJS
11 29 (5.84%) CSS
11 29 (5.84%) JMS
12 26 (5.23%) Gherkin
13 25 (5.03%) WCF
14 24 (4.83%) ActiveMQ
15 22 (4.43%) Hibernate
16 21 (4.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (6.44%) Fixed Income
3 25 (5.03%) Credit Risk
4 24 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.43%) Market Risk
6 20 (4.02%) Grid Computing
7 18 (3.62%) Client/Server
8 17 (3.42%) Derivative
9 16 (3.22%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.22%) Online Games
10 14 (2.82%) Equities
11 12 (2.41%) User Experience
12 9 (1.81%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.81%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.61%) Computer Science
14 7 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.41%) N-Tier
15 6 (1.21%) DataPower
16 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (17.10%) Linux
2 68 (13.68%) Unix
3 32 (6.44%) Windows
4 31 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.22%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.01%) Solaris
7 9 (1.81%) zOS
8 3 (0.60%) CentOS
8 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.40%) Android
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) webOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (26.76%) Test Automation
3 114 (22.94%) System Integration Testing
3 114 (22.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 71 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 61 (12.27%) Scrum
6 60 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (12.07%) TDD
7 56 (11.27%) SOA
8 54 (10.87%) BDD
9 51 (10.26%) Test Strategy
10 49 (9.86%) SDLC
10 49 (9.86%) System Testing
11 45 (9.05%) Functional Testing
12 43 (8.65%) Coaching
13 42 (8.45%) Software Testing
14 41 (8.25%) Regression Testing
15 39 (7.85%) Kanban
16 36 (7.24%) Unit Testing
17 35 (7.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 199 (40.04%) Java
2 119 (23.94%) SQL
3 72 (14.49%) C#
4 69 (13.88%) JavaScript
5 42 (8.45%) T-SQL
6 39 (7.85%) Scala
7 35 (7.04%) Python
8 21 (4.23%) C++
8 21 (4.23%) Perl
9 20 (4.02%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.42%) R
11 14 (2.82%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.41%) Ruby
13 11 (2.21%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.81%) Groovy
15 8 (1.61%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.61%) Korn
16 6 (1.21%) Clojure
16 6 (1.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 37 (7.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.63%) Degree
4 21 (4.23%) ISTQB
5 17 (3.42%) ISEB
6 8 (1.61%) PMP
7 7 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.80%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.40%) APMP
12 1 (0.20%) CBAP
12 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) IIBA
12 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.47%) QA
2 20 (4.02%) MiFID
3 8 (1.61%) GDPR
3 8 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.21%) PMO
5 3 (0.60%) EMIR
5 3 (0.60%) IFRS
5 3 (0.60%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.60%) SLA
6 2 (0.40%) COSO
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (5.43%) Docker
2 9 (1.81%) RACF
3 8 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (5.43%) Puppet
2 24 (4.83%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (2.21%) Grafana
3 11 (2.21%) StatsD
4 8 (1.61%) Ansible
5 6 (1.21%) SCCM
6 4 (0.80%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.60%) logstash
8 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.40%) Terraform
9 1 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 54 (10.87%) Sybase
2 52 (10.46%) Oracle
3 37 (7.44%) TIBCO
4 28 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 27 (5.43%) ION Trading
6 26 (5.23%) IBM
6 26 (5.23%) SAP
7 14 (2.82%) Atlassian
8 13 (2.62%) HP
9 11 (2.21%) Splunk
10 9 (1.81%) CyberArk
10 9 (1.81%) Google
11 8 (1.61%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.01%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.01%) Charles River
12 5 (1.01%) Citrix
12 5 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.80%) Calypso
13 4 (0.80%) Misys
13 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com