Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 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.

Integration Testing
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 129 180
Rank change year-on-year -37 +51 -25
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 88 118 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.06% 1.52% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.82% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 58
Midlands median daily rate £360 £463 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.16% +20.52% +9.64%
10th Percentile £315 £264 £304
90th Percentile £515 £540 £502
England median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - -
England median hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £44.40
% change year-on-year -14.71% -4.28% +6.99%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,882 6,474 7,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.07% 83.49% 83.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,170 4,035 4,728
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £545 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 217 179
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.85 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.17% +11.56% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £43.75 £51.90 £39.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Integration Testing in the Midlands

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
West Midlands -19 69 £360 -4.00% 24
East Midlands -32 18 £400 -20.00% 7
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 37 (42.05%) SQL
2 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 27 (30.68%) Windows
3 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (28.41%) Unix
5 20 (22.73%) Oracle
6 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (19.32%) C#
7 17 (19.32%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (17.05%) Line Management
8 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
8 15 (17.05%) Change Management
9 14 (15.91%) VMware
9 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
10 13 (14.77%) PL/SQL
10 13 (14.77%) .NET
10 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (14.77%) Data Analysis
10 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
11 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
11 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
11 12 (13.64%) JIRA
11 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (13.64%) SCCM
11 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 11 (12.50%) Data Migration
12 11 (12.50%) Data Management
12 11 (12.50%) Scrum
12 11 (12.50%) Linux

Integration Testing
Co-occurring 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 8 (9.09%) Confluence
2 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.27%) Apache
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.27%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.14%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.14%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.14%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Office 365
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) Internet
2 6 (6.82%) MPLS
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
3 4 (4.55%) LAN
3 4 (4.55%) Network Security
3 4 (4.55%) SSL
3 4 (4.55%) VoIP
3 4 (4.55%) VPN
3 4 (4.55%) WAN
4 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.27%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.27%) DNS
5 2 (2.27%) DWDM
5 2 (2.27%) FTP
5 2 (2.27%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.27%) SAN
5 2 (2.27%) SNMP
6 1 (1.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.27%) Big Data
5 2 (2.27%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 12 (13.64%) JIRA
2 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.41%) Selenium
7 2 (2.27%) NUnit
7 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.14%) Maven
8 1 (1.14%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Automotive
3 3 (3.41%) Games
3 3 (3.41%) Local Government
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 22 (25.00%) Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 10 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.68%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) .NET
2 11 (12.50%) Web Services
2 11 (12.50%) XML
3 10 (11.36%) CSS
3 10 (11.36%) HTML
4 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.82%) JSON
6 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.55%) LINQ
7 4 (4.55%) Middleware
7 4 (4.55%) Node.js
7 4 (4.55%) React
7 4 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.55%) WCF
8 3 (3.41%) RESTful
9 2 (2.27%) Angular 2
9 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.82%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.41%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.27%) CCTV
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Fintech
6 1 (1.14%) FMCG
6 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Windows
2 25 (28.41%) Unix
3 11 (12.50%) Linux
4 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.68%) Android
5 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.32%) System Integration Testing
3 15 (17.05%) Change Management
3 15 (17.05%) Line Management
4 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
5 13 (14.77%) Data Analysis
6 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (12.50%) Coaching
7 11 (12.50%) Data Management
7 11 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 11 (12.50%) Migration
7 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (12.50%) Scrum
8 10 (11.36%) ETL
8 10 (11.36%) SDLC
8 10 (11.36%) Test Management
9 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
9 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) SQL
2 17 (19.32%) C#
3 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.77%) PL/SQL
5 10 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.09%) ANSI SQL
6 8 (9.09%) Java
7 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.41%) VB
9 2 (2.27%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) PHP
10 1 (1.14%) Python
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (6.82%) MCSE
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.68%) ISEB
4 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.41%) MCP
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.14%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.23%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.55%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.27%) iptables
6 2 (2.27%) Postfix
6 2 (2.27%) Samba
6 2 (2.27%) Squid
6 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) WSUS
3 4 (4.55%) SafeCom
4 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.27%) Nessus
5 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.27%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.14%) Nmap
6 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.73%) Oracle
3 14 (15.91%) VMware
4 9 (10.23%) Cisco
5 6 (6.82%) BMC
5 6 (6.82%) Remedy
5 6 (6.82%) Wyse
6 5 (5.68%) McAfee
6 5 (5.68%) Micro Focus
7 4 (4.55%) HP
7 4 (4.55%) NetApp
8 3 (3.41%) IBM
8 3 (3.41%) SAP
8 3 (3.41%) webMethods
9 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.27%) Google
9 2 (2.27%) Splunk
9 2 (2.27%) Veritas
10 1 (1.14%) NEC
10 1 (1.14%) Symantec