Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 321 277
Rank change year-on-year +71 -44 -8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 479 294 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.03% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.82% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 186 235
London median daily rate £500 £441 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.26% +3.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £272
90th Percentile £675 £659 £608
England median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +462.71% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.83 £41.00
% change year-on-year -26.82% +16.66% +2.50%

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 40,244 36,043 37,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.05% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,381 25,928 26,700
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 423 456
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.25 £50.50
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +44 117 £575 +27.78% 13
South London -13 32 £425 +17.24% 6
West London -30 10 £550 +45.72% 12
East London -12 6 £536 +50.00% 4
North London - 5 £300 -
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 230 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (42.80%) Java
3 156 (32.57%) Finance
4 138 (28.81%) Banking
5 135 (28.18%) Test Automation
6 117 (24.43%) System Integration Testing
7 115 (24.01%) SQL
8 103 (21.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 92 (19.21%) JIRA
10 85 (17.75%) Git (software)
11 80 (16.70%) Test Scripting
12 77 (16.08%) Linux
13 69 (14.41%) C#
14 67 (13.99%) JavaScript
15 65 (13.57%) Cucumber
16 64 (13.36%) MongoDB
17 61 (12.73%) NoSQL
17 61 (12.73%) Jenkins
17 61 (12.73%) Scrum
18 59 (12.32%) .NET
18 59 (12.32%) Unix
18 59 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (12.32%) System Testing
19 58 (12.11%) TDD
19 58 (12.11%) SOAP
19 58 (12.11%) Oracle
20 57 (11.90%) QA
20 57 (11.90%) BDD
21 56 (11.69%) Subversion
22 55 (11.48%) Test Strategy

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 34 (7.10%) Confluence
2 19 (3.97%) JBoss
3 17 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 15 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (2.09%) CMS
6 10 (2.09%) SAS
7 9 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.04%) nginx
9 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.63%) IIS
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.42%) Apache
11 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.63%) Mingle
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (6.47%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.25%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.04%) Kondor
3 5 (1.04%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.63%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.42%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.67%) Trello
5 6 (1.25%) GitHub
6 5 (1.04%) npm
6 5 (1.04%) PaaS
6 5 (1.04%) SaaS
7 4 (0.84%) Office 365
8 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.42%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.42%) Slack
10 1 (0.21%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.67%) Firewall
2 5 (1.04%) Internet
3 4 (0.84%) HTTP
3 4 (0.84%) VPN
4 3 (0.63%) SMS
5 2 (0.42%) Miracast
6 1 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.36%) MongoDB
2 61 (12.73%) NoSQL
3 51 (10.65%) SQL Server
4 36 (7.52%) Relational Database
5 31 (6.47%) KDB
5 31 (6.47%) MySQL
5 31 (6.47%) Redis
6 16 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.30%) Big Data
7 11 (2.30%) Sybase ASE
8 10 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.46%) Hazelcast
11 7 (1.46%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.04%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.04%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 92 (19.21%) JIRA
2 85 (17.75%) Git (software)
3 65 (13.57%) Cucumber
4 61 (12.73%) Jenkins
5 56 (11.69%) Subversion
6 53 (11.06%) Selenium
7 41 (8.56%) SoapUI
8 38 (7.93%) JUnit
9 36 (7.52%) Maven
10 32 (6.68%) Mockito
11 24 (5.01%) WebDriver
12 23 (4.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (3.13%) Jasmine
14 13 (2.71%) SpecFlow
15 11 (2.30%) Ant
15 11 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (2.09%) TeamCity
16 10 (2.09%) Zephyr
17 8 (1.67%) GitLab
17 8 (1.67%) NuGet
General
1 156 (32.57%) Finance
2 138 (28.81%) Banking
3 38 (7.93%) Investment Banking
4 37 (7.72%) Front Office
5 25 (5.22%) Games
6 12 (2.51%) Back Office
7 10 (2.09%) Retail
8 8 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.04%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.84%) International Banking
13 3 (0.63%) Legal
14 2 (0.42%) Advertising
14 2 (0.42%) Law
14 2 (0.42%) Marketing
15 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.21%) Military
15 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 203 (42.38%) Developer
2 95 (19.83%) Java Developer
3 90 (18.79%) Analyst
4 75 (15.66%) Senior Developer
5 70 (14.61%) Test Analyst
6 69 (14.41%) Tester
7 52 (10.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 32 (6.68%) Automation Tester
9 30 (6.26%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 28 (5.85%) C# Developer
10 28 (5.85%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 24 (5.01%) Consultant
12 20 (4.18%) .NET Developer
12 20 (4.18%) Test Manager
13 19 (3.97%) Credit Risk Developer
13 19 (3.97%) Senior Tester
14 16 (3.34%) WPF Developer
15 14 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
16 13 (2.71%) Senior Systems Developer
16 13 (2.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.32%) .NET
2 58 (12.11%) SOAP
3 55 (11.48%) RESTful
4 53 (11.06%) REST
5 52 (10.86%) Web Services
6 46 (9.60%) Spring
7 45 (9.39%) HTML
8 37 (7.72%) FIX Protocol
8 37 (7.72%) TIBCO EMS
9 36 (7.52%) XML
10 35 (7.31%) JMS
11 34 (7.10%) HTML5
12 33 (6.89%) WPF
13 32 (6.68%) CSS
14 30 (6.26%) AngularJS
15 27 (5.64%) Hibernate
16 26 (5.43%) Gherkin
17 24 (5.01%) ActiveMQ
17 24 (5.01%) WCF
18 22 (4.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (6.05%) Fixed Income
3 24 (5.01%) Credit Risk
4 22 (4.59%) Grid Computing
5 21 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.38%) Market Risk
6 19 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.55%) Online Games
8 15 (3.13%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.92%) Derivative
10 12 (2.51%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.51%) User Experience
11 9 (1.88%) Equities
12 8 (1.67%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (1.25%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.04%) DataPower
15 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.08%) Linux
2 59 (12.32%) Unix
3 36 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (6.47%) Windows
5 16 (3.34%) Mac OS X
6 14 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.88%) zOS
8 7 (1.46%) Solaris
9 6 (1.25%) CentOS
10 4 (0.84%) Android
11 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) webOS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (28.18%) Test Automation
3 117 (24.43%) System Integration Testing
4 103 (21.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 80 (16.70%) Test Scripting
6 61 (12.73%) Scrum
7 59 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (12.32%) System Testing
8 58 (12.11%) TDD
9 57 (11.90%) BDD
10 55 (11.48%) Test Strategy
11 53 (11.06%) SOA
12 47 (9.81%) Software Testing
13 42 (8.77%) Coaching
13 42 (8.77%) Waterfall
14 41 (8.56%) Kanban
14 41 (8.56%) SDLC
15 40 (8.35%) Functional Testing
15 40 (8.35%) Microservices
16 39 (8.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (42.80%) Java
2 115 (24.01%) SQL
3 69 (14.41%) C#
4 67 (13.99%) JavaScript
5 38 (7.93%) Scala
6 33 (6.89%) Python
7 29 (6.05%) T-SQL
8 24 (5.01%) C++
9 18 (3.76%) R
10 16 (3.34%) Perl
10 16 (3.34%) Ruby
11 15 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.92%) Groovy
13 12 (2.51%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 10 (2.09%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.25%) Clojure
16 6 (1.25%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.04%) AWK
17 5 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.47%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.80%) ISTQB
4 20 (4.18%) Degree
5 18 (3.76%) ISEB
6 10 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.46%) PMP
8 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.84%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.42%) APMP
12 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.21%) MCPD
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.90%) QA
2 17 (3.55%) MiFID
3 8 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.25%) PMO
5 5 (1.04%) IFRS
5 5 (1.04%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.63%) GDPR
6 3 (0.63%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.63%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.42%) COSO
7 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.42%) EMIR
8 1 (0.21%) SLA
8 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (5.01%) Docker
2 9 (1.88%) RACF
3 6 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (6.47%) Puppet
2 24 (5.01%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (2.71%) Grafana
4 12 (2.51%) StatsD
5 9 (1.88%) Ansible
6 6 (1.25%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.04%) SCCM
8 4 (0.84%) logstash
8 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.21%) Kibana
9 1 (0.21%) Marathon
9 1 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 58 (12.11%) Oracle
2 47 (9.81%) Sybase
3 40 (8.35%) TIBCO
4 31 (6.47%) ION Trading
5 28 (5.85%) Microsoft
6 24 (5.01%) IBM
7 16 (3.34%) SAP
8 13 (2.71%) Atlassian
8 13 (2.71%) HP
9 12 (2.51%) Splunk
10 10 (2.09%) Google
11 9 (1.88%) CyberArk
12 7 (1.46%) Charles River
13 6 (1.25%) Citrix
13 6 (1.25%) Sitecore
14 5 (1.04%) Bloomberg
14 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.84%) Misys
15 4 (0.84%) ServiceNow
16 3 (0.63%) Infor