Period
to 21 April 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 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 326 260
Rank change year-on-year 0 -66 +32
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 346 280 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.70% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.81% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 179 277
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £838 £664 £600
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
London median hourly rate £41.41 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% - -
England median hourly rate £41.41 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.98% +5.88% +3.66%

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 40,310 34,609 38,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.27% 86.27% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,127 24,879 27,309
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 381 428
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.70 £53.75 £51.07
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 21 April 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 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
Central London +15 94 £545 +17.20% 17
South London -44 19 £438 -7.89% 4
West London -33 8 £340 -13.92% 10
North London +6 7 £320 +16.36%
East London -12 1 £295 -50.83% 3
Integration Testing
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 London region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 142 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (39.02%) Java
3 117 (33.82%) Finance
4 98 (28.32%) Test Automation
5 82 (23.70%) System Integration Testing
6 79 (22.83%) Banking
7 77 (22.25%) JavaScript
7 77 (22.25%) SQL
7 77 (22.25%) Git (software)
8 69 (19.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 61 (17.63%) Scrum
10 60 (17.34%) HTML
10 60 (17.34%) Linux
10 60 (17.34%) Selenium
11 59 (17.05%) TDD
12 54 (15.61%) JIRA
13 53 (15.32%) Test Scripting
14 52 (15.03%) C#
14 52 (15.03%) System Testing
15 51 (14.74%) BDD
15 51 (14.74%) Regression Testing
16 48 (13.87%) Jenkins
16 48 (13.87%) Java 8
17 45 (13.01%) CSS
17 45 (13.01%) REST
17 45 (13.01%) Microservices
18 44 (12.72%) SQL Server
18 44 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (12.43%) Oracle
20 42 (12.14%) Web Services

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 22 (6.36%) Tomcat
2 18 (5.20%) JBoss
3 16 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.05%) CMS
5 13 (3.76%) Confluence
6 9 (2.60%) nginx
7 7 (2.02%) SAS
7 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.45%) Apache
9 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.87%) IIS
11 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.58%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.58%) Jetty
11 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.58%) OpenCms
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (8.96%) ION MarketView
2 8 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.73%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.45%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.29%) Maximo
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.91%) GitHub
2 17 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.87%) BrowserStack
5 3 (0.87%) SaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.58%) Google Play
6 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 2 (0.58%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.29%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.29%) npm
7 1 (0.29%) NuGet
7 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.60%) Internet
2 8 (2.31%) HTTP
3 3 (0.87%) SMS
3 3 (0.87%) VPN
4 2 (0.58%) Broadband
4 2 (0.58%) Miracast
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.40%) MongoDB
3 32 (9.25%) NoSQL
4 31 (8.96%) KDB
5 24 (6.94%) MySQL
6 22 (6.36%) Relational Database
7 20 (5.78%) Redis
8 17 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (3.76%) Big Data
9 13 (3.76%) Hadoop
10 11 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.18%) Hazelcast
11 10 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.02%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.87%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 77 (22.25%) Git (software)
2 60 (17.34%) Selenium
3 54 (15.61%) JIRA
4 48 (13.87%) Jenkins
5 38 (10.98%) Cucumber
5 38 (10.98%) Subversion
6 24 (6.94%) SoapUI
7 22 (6.36%) WebDriver
8 20 (5.78%) Maven
9 18 (5.20%) JUnit
10 17 (4.91%) Visual Studio
11 16 (4.62%) Mockito
12 15 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (3.76%) Grunt
14 12 (3.47%) Karma Test Runner
15 10 (2.89%) Mocha
16 9 (2.60%) Jasmine
16 9 (2.60%) JMeter
16 9 (2.60%) SpecFlow
17 7 (2.02%) Appium
General
1 117 (33.82%) Finance
2 79 (22.83%) Banking
3 22 (6.36%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.89%) Games
4 10 (2.89%) Retail
5 9 (2.60%) Back Office
5 9 (2.60%) Front Office
6 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.73%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.45%) Legal
8 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.16%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Law
9 3 (0.87%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (45.09%) Developer
2 82 (23.70%) Analyst
3 73 (21.10%) Test Analyst
4 68 (19.65%) Java Developer
5 53 (15.32%) Senior Developer
6 47 (13.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 32 (9.25%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 31 (8.96%) Tester
9 30 (8.67%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 20 (5.78%) C# Developer
11 18 (5.20%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (4.34%) .NET Developer
13 13 (3.76%) Automation Tester
13 13 (3.76%) Consultant
14 12 (3.47%) iOS Developer
15 10 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
15 10 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (2.89%) Senior Test Analyst
16 9 (2.60%) Project Manager
16 9 (2.60%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.34%) HTML
2 45 (13.01%) CSS
2 45 (13.01%) REST
3 42 (12.14%) RESTful
3 42 (12.14%) Web Services
4 41 (11.85%) HTML5
5 40 (11.56%) .NET
6 36 (10.40%) TIBCO EMS
7 35 (10.12%) SOAP
8 34 (9.83%) FIX Protocol
8 34 (9.83%) Spring
9 31 (8.96%) Sass
10 29 (8.38%) AngularJS
11 27 (7.80%) XML
12 24 (6.94%) Node.js
13 21 (6.07%) JMS
13 21 (6.07%) JSON
14 20 (5.78%) Hibernate
15 16 (4.62%) Backbone.js
16 15 (4.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (5.78%) User Experience
3 16 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.34%) Fintech
5 14 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.76%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.76%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.60%) Derivative
7 9 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.31%) Credit Risk
8 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.31%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.31%) Online Games
9 7 (2.02%) PlayStation
10 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.73%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.45%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.34%) Linux
2 34 (9.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (8.67%) Unix
4 22 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 20 (5.78%) Windows
6 13 (3.76%) Android
7 9 (2.60%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.73%) CentOS
9 5 (1.45%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.16%) zOS
11 2 (0.58%) Debian
11 2 (0.58%) Solaris
11 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.29%) AIX
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.29%) webOS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (28.32%) Test Automation
3 82 (23.70%) System Integration Testing
4 69 (19.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 61 (17.63%) Scrum
6 59 (17.05%) TDD
7 53 (15.32%) Test Scripting
8 52 (15.03%) System Testing
9 51 (14.74%) BDD
9 51 (14.74%) Regression Testing
10 45 (13.01%) Microservices
11 44 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (10.98%) Unit Testing
13 36 (10.40%) Electronic Trading
14 35 (10.12%) Software Testing
15 34 (9.83%) Functional Testing
15 34 (9.83%) Project Management
16 33 (9.54%) DevOps
16 33 (9.54%) SDLC
17 32 (9.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 135 (39.02%) Java
2 77 (22.25%) JavaScript
2 77 (22.25%) SQL
3 52 (15.03%) C#
4 48 (13.87%) Java 8
5 19 (5.49%) Python
6 16 (4.62%) Scala
7 12 (3.47%) Apple Swift
7 12 (3.47%) T-SQL
7 12 (3.47%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.89%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.89%) C++
8 10 (2.89%) R
9 8 (2.31%) Groovy
10 7 (2.02%) ES6
10 7 (2.02%) Ruby
11 6 (1.73%) Perl
12 5 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.16%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 28 (8.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.07%) ISTQB
3 16 (4.62%) ISEB
3 16 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.89%) Degree
5 8 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.16%) PMP
8 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.58%) APMP
9 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.29%) MCPD
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.56%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) IFRS
2 7 (2.02%) IFRS 9
3 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.87%) PMO
5 2 (0.58%) GDPR
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.58%) MiFID
6 1 (0.29%) EMIR
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (6.07%) Docker
2 5 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.16%) RACF
4 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.34%) Puppet
2 13 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (3.18%) Grafana
4 8 (2.31%) Ansible
4 8 (2.31%) StatsD
5 7 (2.02%) HP ALM
6 5 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.87%) Kibana
7 3 (0.87%) logstash
8 2 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.58%) Marathon
8 2 (0.58%) Mesos
8 2 (0.58%) SCCM
8 2 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (12.43%) Oracle
2 36 (10.40%) TIBCO
3 31 (8.96%) ION Trading
3 31 (8.96%) Sybase
4 30 (8.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.76%) SAP
6 10 (2.89%) HP
7 9 (2.60%) IBM
8 8 (2.31%) Splunk
9 6 (1.73%) Google
10 5 (1.45%) Charles River
11 4 (1.16%) CyberArk
11 4 (1.16%) Informatica
11 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.87%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.58%) Ariba
13 2 (0.58%) Calypso
13 2 (0.58%) Capita
13 2 (0.58%) Red Hat