Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for System Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Integration Testing over the 6 months to 23 June 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.

System Integration Testing (SIT)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 455 420 396
Rank change year-on-year -35 -24 -19
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 182 156 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.45% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 112 130
London median daily rate £495 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £594 £600 £638
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year - -22.54% +19.33%

System 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 39,382 34,727 37,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.33% 86.77% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,533 24,888 27,340
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 379 364
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.86 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +18.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £48.51
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

System Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for System Integration Testing in London

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Integration Testing in London

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Integration Testing in London over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Integration Testing in London

System 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 System Integration Testing in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Integration Testing in London

System 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 System Integration Testing within the London region over the 6 months to 23 June 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 -24 38 £500 +5.26% 1
South London -35 11 £370 -46.18%
East London - 11 £495 -
North London +4 4 £400 -8.57%
West London -33 2 £468 -6.50% 1
System Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Integration Testing.

1 111 (60.99%) User Acceptance Testing
2 76 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (37.91%) Integration Testing
4 58 (31.87%) Finance
5 55 (30.22%) Test Automation
6 45 (24.73%) Test Strategy
7 44 (24.18%) Regression Testing
8 41 (22.53%) SQL
9 39 (21.43%) JIRA
10 38 (20.88%) QA
11 32 (17.58%) Banking
12 31 (17.03%) Scenario Testing
13 30 (16.48%) Migration
14 29 (15.93%) Scrum
15 27 (14.84%) Java
15 27 (14.84%) Test Scripting
16 26 (14.29%) Selenium
16 26 (14.29%) Software Testing
16 26 (14.29%) SDLC
17 22 (12.09%) DevOps
17 22 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 21 (11.54%) Defect Management
18 21 (11.54%) BDD
19 20 (10.99%) ISTQB
20 19 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
21 18 (9.89%) Test Management
21 18 (9.89%) Waterfall
21 18 (9.89%) Functional Testing
21 18 (9.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
21 18 (9.89%) Oracle

System 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 8 (4.40%) Apache
2 7 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.85%) Confluence
2 7 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.30%) SAS
4 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) Jetty
6 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.10%) FastStats
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.10%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.10%) Unica
4 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.55%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.55%) Primavera
4 1 (0.55%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.40%) Office 365
4 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.10%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.55%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) Firewall
2 4 (2.20%) SMS
3 2 (1.10%) WebEx
4 1 (0.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.95%) Big Data
2 8 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.30%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.10%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.10%) QlikView
7 1 (0.55%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.55%) HBase
7 1 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (21.43%) JIRA
2 26 (14.29%) Selenium
3 14 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 12 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.59%) Maven
5 9 (4.95%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.40%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.85%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.30%) Zephyr
9 4 (2.20%) JMeter
9 4 (2.20%) JUnit
9 4 (2.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.10%) Appium
10 2 (1.10%) Gatling
10 2 (1.10%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.10%) Subversion
10 2 (1.10%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.10%) XMLSpy
General
1 58 (31.87%) Finance
2 32 (17.58%) Banking
3 16 (8.79%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.40%) Legal
4 8 (4.40%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.75%) Law
5 5 (2.75%) Marketing
5 5 (2.75%) Retail
6 4 (2.20%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Back Office
7 3 (1.65%) Front Office
8 2 (1.10%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (39.56%) Analyst
2 61 (33.52%) Test Analyst
3 34 (18.68%) Test Manager
4 20 (10.99%) Developer
5 11 (6.04%) Agile Test Analyst
6 10 (5.49%) Test Leader
7 9 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (4.95%) Tester
8 7 (3.85%) Consultant
8 7 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.85%) Salesforce Developer
9 6 (3.30%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (3.30%) DevOps Developer
9 6 (3.30%) ETL Analyst
9 6 (3.30%) UAT Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Tableau Developer
10 5 (2.75%) UAT Test Analyst
11 4 (2.20%) Designer
11 4 (2.20%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) SOAP
1 11 (6.04%) Web Services
2 8 (4.40%) XML
3 7 (3.85%) REST
4 6 (3.30%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.75%) JSON
5 5 (2.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.20%) .NET
6 4 (2.20%) Middleware
6 4 (2.20%) OAuth
6 4 (2.20%) OAuth2
7 3 (1.65%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.65%) pytest
7 3 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.10%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.10%) LDAP
8 2 (1.10%) OpenID
8 2 (1.10%) Spring
8 2 (1.10%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.49%) Fixed Income
2 9 (4.95%) Derivative
3 8 (4.40%) User Experience
4 7 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.30%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.30%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.20%) Equities
7 4 (2.20%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.65%) iSeries
8 3 (1.65%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.65%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.10%) AS400
9 2 (1.10%) EPoS
9 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.40%) Windows
2 7 (3.85%) Linux
2 7 (3.85%) Unix
3 3 (1.65%) Solaris
4 1 (0.55%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) CentOS
4 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (60.99%) User Acceptance Testing
2 76 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (37.91%) Integration Testing
4 55 (30.22%) Test Automation
5 45 (24.73%) Test Strategy
6 44 (24.18%) Regression Testing
7 31 (17.03%) Scenario Testing
8 30 (16.48%) Migration
9 29 (15.93%) Scrum
10 27 (14.84%) Test Scripting
11 26 (14.29%) SDLC
11 26 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 22 (12.09%) DevOps
12 22 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (11.54%) BDD
13 21 (11.54%) Defect Management
14 18 (9.89%) Functional Testing
14 18 (9.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 18 (9.89%) Test Management
14 18 (9.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.53%) SQL
2 27 (14.84%) Java
3 15 (8.24%) Python
4 11 (6.04%) Groovy
5 8 (4.40%) C#
6 4 (2.20%) Perl
6 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.65%) RPG
7 3 (1.65%) RPG IV
8 2 (1.10%) Java 8
8 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) C++
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (10.99%) ISTQB
2 17 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.79%) ISEB
4 14 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.95%) Degree
6 7 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.55%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.88%) QA
2 9 (4.95%) IFRS
3 6 (3.30%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.10%) MiFID
4 2 (1.10%) SLA
5 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.55%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.40%) SCCM
3 6 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.75%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.55%) Ansible
7 1 (0.55%) Automic
7 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.55%) logstash
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) Oracle
2 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.04%) HP
4 10 (5.49%) IBM
5 9 (4.95%) SAP
6 8 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.85%) Citrix
8 6 (3.30%) Tableau
9 5 (2.75%) Charles River
10 4 (2.20%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.20%) CA
11 3 (1.65%) Guidewire
11 3 (1.65%) Tagetik
12 2 (1.10%) Adobe
12 2 (1.10%) Apteco
12 2 (1.10%) FactSet
12 2 (1.10%) SOASTA, Inc
12 2 (1.10%) Talend
12 2 (1.10%) Teradata
12 2 (1.10%) Workday