The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
England / Midlands
Rank 22 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.87% 0.96% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.23% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +100.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.35 £49.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.37% +22.22%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 98 163 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 85.22% 78.37% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 80 50
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO