Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 422 451
Rank change year-on-year -20 +29 -93
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 184 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 119 94
London median daily rate £475 £450 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.86% +11.27%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £331
90th Percentile £605 £575 £638
England median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -1.61% -12.68% -5.33%

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 40,159 38,926 39,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.60% 87.76% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,051 28,032 28,239
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 381
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.17% +8.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.46 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -23 38 £500 +22.70% 4
East London - 8 £363 -
South London -40 6 £463 - 2
West London -18 5 £475 -5.00% 3
North London 0 3 £400 -5.88%
System Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 114 (61.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 75 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (35.87%) Integration Testing
4 57 (30.98%) Test Automation
5 54 (29.35%) Finance
6 42 (22.83%) Test Strategy
7 40 (21.74%) JIRA
8 35 (19.02%) Test Scripting
9 33 (17.93%) QA
10 28 (15.22%) SQL
11 27 (14.67%) Banking
12 26 (14.13%) Test Management
13 24 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (13.04%) Regression Testing
14 23 (12.50%) Oracle
14 23 (12.50%) Scrum
14 23 (12.50%) Selenium
15 21 (11.41%) System Testing
15 21 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (10.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 20 (10.87%) Migration
16 20 (10.87%) Java
17 19 (10.33%) SDLC
17 19 (10.33%) Defect Management
17 19 (10.33%) Functional Testing
17 19 (10.33%) Waterfall
17 19 (10.33%) BDD
18 18 (9.78%) SAP
19 17 (9.24%) Middleware
19 17 (9.24%) TDD

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 16 (8.70%) Confluence
2 8 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.26%) Apache
4 5 (2.72%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.72%) Mule
5 3 (1.63%) SAS
5 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) Jetty
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (3.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.17%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.63%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.63%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.09%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.09%) Summit
4 2 (1.09%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.54%) FastStats
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.63%) IaaS
3 3 (1.63%) Office 365
3 3 (1.63%) PaaS
3 3 (1.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.54%) Force.com
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) SMS
2 2 (1.09%) VPN
3 1 (0.54%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.35%) MySQL
3 6 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.09%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.09%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.54%) QlikView
6 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 40 (21.74%) JIRA
2 23 (12.50%) Selenium
3 14 (7.61%) Cucumber
4 11 (5.98%) SoapUI
5 9 (4.89%) Maven
6 8 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.35%) JUnit
7 7 (3.80%) JMeter
8 6 (3.26%) SpecFlow
8 6 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.72%) Appium
9 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.17%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.17%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.63%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.09%) MSTest
General
1 54 (29.35%) Finance
2 27 (14.67%) Banking
3 8 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 8 (4.35%) Marketing
4 5 (2.72%) Private Banking
5 4 (2.17%) Legal
5 4 (2.17%) Retail
5 4 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Front Office
7 2 (1.09%) Advertising
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.09%) Law
7 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.09%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (35.33%) Analyst
2 45 (24.46%) Test Analyst
3 38 (20.65%) Test Manager
4 24 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 14 (7.61%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.61%) Developer
5 14 (7.61%) Tester
6 13 (7.07%) Consultant
7 9 (4.89%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Digital Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Programme Manager
10 6 (3.26%) Programme Test Manager
10 6 (3.26%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Test Programme Manager
11 5 (2.72%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) IT Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.24%) Middleware
2 9 (4.89%) SOAP
3 8 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 8 (4.35%) Web Services
4 6 (3.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.72%) REST
5 5 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.72%) XML
6 3 (1.63%) .NET
6 3 (1.63%) HTML
6 3 (1.63%) pytest
6 3 (1.63%) Spring
6 3 (1.63%) Swagger
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.09%) FIXML
7 2 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.09%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.09%) IDoc
7 2 (1.09%) J2EE
7 2 (1.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.80%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.26%) Derivative
5 5 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.63%) Clustering
6 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.63%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.63%) Equities
6 3 (1.63%) Fintech
6 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) AS400
7 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.09%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.35%) Linux
2 5 (2.72%) Unix
3 3 (1.63%) Android
3 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.63%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Solaris
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (61.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 75 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (35.87%) Integration Testing
4 57 (30.98%) Test Automation
5 42 (22.83%) Test Strategy
6 35 (19.02%) Test Scripting
7 26 (14.13%) Test Management
8 24 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 24 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (12.50%) Scrum
10 21 (11.41%) System Testing
11 20 (10.87%) Migration
11 20 (10.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 19 (10.33%) BDD
12 19 (10.33%) Defect Management
12 19 (10.33%) Functional Testing
12 19 (10.33%) SDLC
12 19 (10.33%) Waterfall
13 17 (9.24%) TDD
14 16 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.22%) SQL
2 20 (10.87%) Java
3 12 (6.52%) Python
4 9 (4.89%) C#
4 9 (4.89%) Groovy
5 3 (1.63%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.09%) C++
6 2 (1.09%) Java 8
6 2 (1.09%) Perl
6 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.09%) Ruby
7 1 (0.54%) ABAP
7 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 16 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.52%) ISEB
2 12 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.43%) Degree
4 5 (2.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.17%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.54%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.93%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) GDPR
3 5 (2.72%) PSD2
4 3 (1.63%) PMO
5 2 (1.09%) MiFID
6 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.54%) EMIR
6 1 (0.54%) GCP
6 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) IAG
Systems Management
1 11 (5.98%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.80%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.63%) Ansible
5 2 (1.09%) Puppet
6 1 (0.54%) Automic
6 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.54%) logstash
6 1 (0.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (12.50%) Oracle
2 18 (9.78%) SAP
3 12 (6.52%) HP
4 9 (4.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.89%) Talend
5 7 (3.80%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.26%) Charles River
6 6 (3.26%) Tableau
7 5 (2.72%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.63%) CA
9 3 (1.63%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.63%) IBM
10 2 (1.09%) FactSet
10 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.54%) Adobe
11 1 (0.54%) Calypso
11 1 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.54%) Misys
11 1 (0.54%) Temenos