Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 425 372 429
Rank change year-on-year -53 +57 -44
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 213 276 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.58% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.66% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 161 107
London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +10.32%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £314
90th Percentile £663 £599 £604
England median daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +12.86% -20.45% +0.57%

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 41,321 41,911 39,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.83% 88.13% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,800 30,463 27,935
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £640
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 394 438
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £21.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +3.00% +9.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.93
90th Percentile £55.04 £48.75 £50.04
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Integration Testing in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 12 December 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 -33 39 £500 +11.11% 1
South London -14 21 £437 -12.60%
West London +15 11 £475 - 1
East London -26 5 £500 +1.11%
North London -7 1 - -
System Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 142 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 76 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (33.80%) Integration Testing
4 58 (27.23%) Test Automation
5 50 (23.47%) Finance
6 44 (20.66%) Test Strategy
7 43 (20.19%) Oracle
8 40 (18.78%) JIRA
9 37 (17.37%) Test Scripting
10 35 (16.43%) QA
11 34 (15.96%) Security Cleared
12 31 (14.55%) SDLC
13 30 (14.08%) Banking
14 29 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (13.62%) Defect Management
14 29 (13.62%) SC Cleared
15 26 (12.21%) Scrum
16 25 (11.74%) SQL
16 25 (11.74%) Selenium
17 24 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (10.33%) API Testing
19 21 (9.86%) Confluence
19 21 (9.86%) Test Management
19 21 (9.86%) System Testing
19 21 (9.86%) SAP
20 19 (8.92%) Middleware
20 19 (8.92%) Waterfall
20 19 (8.92%) Functional Testing
21 18 (8.45%) DevOps

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 21 (9.86%) Confluence
2 8 (3.76%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.76%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.35%) Mule
4 5 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.41%) JBoss
5 3 (1.41%) SAS
5 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.88%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (1.88%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.88%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.88%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.41%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.94%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.94%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.94%) Summit
4 2 (0.94%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (3.29%) IaaS
3 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.29%) PaaS
3 7 (3.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.94%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.94%) Office 365
5 2 (0.94%) Taleo
6 1 (0.47%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.47%) Force.com
6 1 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) VPN
2 2 (0.94%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.63%) MySQL
2 11 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.41%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.94%) Power BI
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 40 (18.78%) JIRA
2 25 (11.74%) Selenium
3 15 (7.04%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.10%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.16%) Maven
6 10 (4.69%) JMeter
7 9 (4.23%) JUnit
7 9 (4.23%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.76%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.82%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.82%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.35%) Appium
10 5 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.88%) Gradle
11 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.88%) TestComplete
12 3 (1.41%) DbUnit
12 3 (1.41%) HP UFT
General
1 50 (23.47%) Finance
2 30 (14.08%) Banking
3 6 (2.82%) Legal
4 5 (2.35%) Marketing
4 5 (2.35%) Retail
5 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.88%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.41%) Front Office
6 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.41%) Publishing
6 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (28.17%) Analyst
2 40 (18.78%) Test Manager
3 37 (17.37%) Test Analyst
4 26 (12.21%) Test Leader
5 23 (10.80%) Tester
6 18 (8.45%) Consultant
7 16 (7.51%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.57%) Developer
9 11 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) Integration Tester
10 9 (4.23%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.29%) Administrator
12 7 (3.29%) AWS DevOps
12 7 (3.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.29%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (3.29%) Banking Analyst
12 7 (3.29%) Oracle Consultant
13 6 (2.82%) Functional Consultant
13 6 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.92%) Middleware
2 17 (7.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (5.63%) Web Services
4 11 (5.16%) REST
5 10 (4.69%) SOAP
6 7 (3.29%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.82%) Spring
8 5 (2.35%) Apache Camel
8 5 (2.35%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.35%) HTML
8 5 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (2.35%) XML
9 4 (1.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.88%) CSS
9 4 (1.88%) Swagger
10 3 (1.41%) .NET
10 3 (1.41%) Java EE
10 3 (1.41%) JPA
10 3 (1.41%) JSON
11 2 (0.94%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.76%) Derivative
3 8 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.82%) Equities
4 6 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.35%) Clustering
5 5 (2.35%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.88%) IVR
6 4 (1.88%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.94%) Fintech
8 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.94%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.04%) Linux
2 10 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.82%) Unix
3 6 (2.82%) Windows
4 4 (1.88%) Android
4 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.94%) CentOS
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 76 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (33.80%) Integration Testing
4 58 (27.23%) Test Automation
5 44 (20.66%) Test Strategy
6 37 (17.37%) Test Scripting
7 31 (14.55%) SDLC
8 29 (13.62%) Defect Management
8 29 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (12.21%) Scrum
10 24 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (10.33%) API Testing
12 21 (9.86%) System Testing
12 21 (9.86%) Test Management
13 19 (8.92%) Functional Testing
13 19 (8.92%) Waterfall
14 18 (8.45%) DevOps
14 18 (8.45%) Regression Testing
15 17 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (7.98%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.74%) SQL
2 17 (7.98%) Java
3 12 (5.63%) Python
4 10 (4.69%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.23%) C#
6 8 (3.76%) Ruby
7 7 (3.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.35%) Groovy
9 2 (0.94%) C
9 2 (0.94%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) ABAP
10 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.47%) Java 8
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.51%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.63%) ISEB
5 10 (4.69%) Degree
6 4 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.88%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) APMP
8 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.47%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.43%) QA
2 8 (3.76%) PSD2
3 6 (2.82%) GDPR
4 4 (1.88%) PMO
5 3 (1.41%) MiFID
5 3 (1.41%) SLA
6 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.47%) EMIR
6 1 (0.47%) GxP
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (4.23%) Docker
2 5 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) IAG
Systems Management
1 10 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.29%) Ansible
3 7 (3.29%) HP ALM
4 5 (2.35%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.88%) Puppet
6 3 (1.41%) logstash
7 2 (0.94%) Terraform
8 1 (0.47%) SCCM
8 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (20.19%) Oracle
2 21 (9.86%) SAP
3 10 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.76%) HP
4 8 (3.76%) Talend
4 8 (3.76%) Workday
5 7 (3.29%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.35%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.88%) Charles River
8 3 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.41%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.94%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.94%) Orchard
10 1 (0.47%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.47%) FIS
10 1 (0.47%) Northgate
10 1 (0.47%) TIBCO