Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 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.

System Integration Testing (SIT)
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 411 401
Rank change year-on-year +31 -10 +25
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 285 195 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 110 138
London median daily rate £460 £475 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +1.66% -1.63%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £310
90th Percentile £599 £600 £675
England median daily rate £413 £413 £395
% change year-on-year - +4.43% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% -8.33% +140.00%

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 41261 38093 38856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.78% 86.28% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30075 27275 27693
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £290
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 416 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.30 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 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 +7 49 £475 +5.56% 3
South London -15 20 £500 +11.11%
East London -9 8 £495 +97.80%
North London - 4 £300 -
West London -16 2 - -
System Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Integration Testing.

1 161 (56.49%) User Acceptance Testing
2 112 (39.30%) Integration Testing
3 111 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (34.39%) Finance
5 74 (25.96%) Banking
5 74 (25.96%) Test Automation
6 68 (23.86%) SQL
7 62 (21.75%) Test Strategy
8 58 (20.35%) Oracle
8 58 (20.35%) Java
9 50 (17.54%) JIRA
10 44 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (15.09%) Scenario Testing
12 41 (14.39%) Test Scripting
13 40 (14.04%) Selenium
14 38 (13.33%) Python
15 37 (12.98%) Functional Testing
16 36 (12.63%) QA
16 36 (12.63%) Linux
17 35 (12.28%) Regression Testing
18 33 (11.58%) Scrum
18 33 (11.58%) Web Services
18 33 (11.58%) Jenkins
19 31 (10.88%) Unix
19 31 (10.88%) Investment Banking
20 29 (10.18%) JavaScript
20 29 (10.18%) Security Cleared
21 28 (9.82%) Git (software)
22 27 (9.47%) System Testing
22 27 (9.47%) Migration

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 19 (6.67%) Confluence
2 8 (2.81%) SAS
2 8 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.81%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.46%) CMS
3 7 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.75%) Apache
5 5 (1.75%) MS Project Server
6 4 (1.40%) JBoss
6 4 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.70%) WordPress
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.35%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Drupal
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) CA PPM
1 5 (1.75%) Primavera
2 4 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.05%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.05%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.70%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.40%) Office 365
3 4 (1.40%) PaaS
4 3 (1.05%) IaaS
4 3 (1.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.70%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.70%) GitHub
5 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.35%) AdWords
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.40%) Firewall
2 3 (1.05%) SMS
2 3 (1.05%) VPN
3 2 (0.70%) FTP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.35%) WAAS
4 1 (0.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.61%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.46%) Big Data
4 6 (2.11%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (2.11%) Sybase IQ
5 5 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.40%) DB2
6 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.40%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.35%) Endeca
8 1 (0.35%) Power BI
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (17.54%) JIRA
2 40 (14.04%) Selenium
3 33 (11.58%) Jenkins
4 28 (9.82%) Git (software)
5 22 (7.72%) Cucumber
6 21 (7.37%) Maven
7 17 (5.96%) Subversion
8 15 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 13 (4.56%) SoapUI
10 11 (3.86%) Zephyr
11 7 (2.46%) GitLab
12 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.11%) JBehave
12 6 (2.11%) JUnit
13 5 (1.75%) HP UFT
13 5 (1.75%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.75%) JMeter
14 4 (1.40%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.05%) Mockito
General
1 98 (34.39%) Finance
2 74 (25.96%) Banking
3 31 (10.88%) Investment Banking
4 16 (5.61%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.81%) Front Office
6 7 (2.46%) Retail
7 6 (2.11%) Back Office
8 4 (1.40%) Publishing
8 4 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.05%) Marketing
10 2 (0.70%) Billing
10 2 (0.70%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (32.63%) Analyst
2 69 (24.21%) Test Analyst
3 53 (18.60%) Developer
4 32 (11.23%) Test Manager
5 26 (9.12%) Consultant
5 26 (9.12%) Tester
6 14 (4.91%) Project Manager
7 13 (4.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 13 (4.56%) Django Developer
7 13 (4.56%) Programme Manager
7 13 (4.56%) Programme Test Manager
7 13 (4.56%) Python Developer
7 13 (4.56%) Python/Django Developer
7 13 (4.56%) Test Programme Manager
8 12 (4.21%) Banking Analyst
9 11 (3.86%) Test Leader
10 10 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.51%) Salesforce Developer
11 9 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.16%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.58%) Web Services
2 19 (6.67%) SOAP
3 17 (5.96%) CSS
3 17 (5.96%) HTML
3 17 (5.96%) jQuery
4 15 (5.26%) HTML5
4 15 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 15 (5.26%) REST
5 13 (4.56%) Django
6 12 (4.21%) .NET
6 12 (4.21%) Gherkin
7 8 (2.81%) RESTful
8 7 (2.46%) Middleware
8 7 (2.46%) XML
9 6 (2.11%) Spring
10 4 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.40%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.40%) Kafka
11 3 (1.05%) CSS3
11 3 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.42%) Derivative
2 23 (8.07%) Fixed Income
3 20 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.96%) Equities
5 16 (5.61%) iSeries
6 14 (4.91%) User Experience
7 13 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (4.56%) OTC Derivatives
8 11 (3.86%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.51%) AS400
10 8 (2.81%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.46%) SWIFT
12 6 (2.11%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.75%) Data Centre
14 4 (1.40%) Credit Risk
14 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
15 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
16 2 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.63%) Linux
2 31 (10.88%) Unix
3 12 (4.21%) Windows
4 7 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.05%) CentOS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) webOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (56.49%) User Acceptance Testing
2 112 (39.30%) Integration Testing
3 111 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (25.96%) Test Automation
5 62 (21.75%) Test Strategy
6 44 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (15.09%) Scenario Testing
8 41 (14.39%) Test Scripting
9 37 (12.98%) Functional Testing
10 35 (12.28%) Regression Testing
11 33 (11.58%) Scrum
12 27 (9.47%) Defect Management
12 27 (9.47%) DevOps
12 27 (9.47%) Migration
12 27 (9.47%) System Testing
13 26 (9.12%) BDD
14 24 (8.42%) Analytics
14 24 (8.42%) Software Testing
14 24 (8.42%) Test Management
15 23 (8.07%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.86%) SQL
2 58 (20.35%) Java
3 38 (13.33%) Python
4 29 (10.18%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.26%) Groovy
6 14 (4.91%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.86%) C#
7 11 (3.86%) RPG
7 11 (3.86%) RPG IV
8 9 (3.16%) C++
9 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.40%) C
11 4 (1.40%) VB
12 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.35%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.35%) F#
13 1 (0.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) VBA
13 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.02%) ISEB
3 20 (7.02%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.21%) Degree
5 11 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.05%) PMP
8 2 (0.70%) APMP
8 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.63%) QA
2 23 (8.07%) MiFID
3 6 (2.11%) EMIR
4 5 (1.75%) PMBOK
5 4 (1.40%) IFRS
5 4 (1.40%) IFRS 9
6 3 (1.05%) SEPA
7 2 (0.70%) COSO
7 2 (0.70%) PMO
8 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.86%) Docker
2 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) vCloud
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.11%) SCCM
3 5 (1.75%) Ansible
3 5 (1.75%) Puppet
4 3 (1.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.05%) logstash
5 1 (0.35%) Control-M
5 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (20.35%) Oracle
2 19 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.26%) RapidMiner
5 14 (4.91%) HP
6 11 (3.86%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.46%) Charles River
8 6 (2.11%) Sybase
8 6 (2.11%) VMware
9 5 (1.75%) CA
9 5 (1.75%) Citrix
9 5 (1.75%) IBM
9 5 (1.75%) SAP
10 4 (1.40%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.40%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.05%) Cognos
11 3 (1.05%) Google
11 3 (1.05%) Solace
11 3 (1.05%) Temenos
11 3 (1.05%) Tradeweb