Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 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.

Integration Testing
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 167 137
Rank change year-on-year +9 -30 +21
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 90 93 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.09% 0.98% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.20% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 69
Midlands median daily rate £401 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +9.85% -10.51%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £263
90th Percentile £542 £475 £498
England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate £18.20 - £25.00
England median hourly rate £26.25 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -45.88% +21.25% -

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 6852 7756 6757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.04% 82.07% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4380 4739 3978
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 207 266
Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.51% -1.41% -1.39%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.35 £41.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
% change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%

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 14 December 2017.

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
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 14 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
West Midlands +47 73 £400 +10.34% 7
East Midlands -23 17 £470 +34.29% 2
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (23.33%) SAP
4 21 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
5 17 (18.89%) HTML
5 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
6 16 (17.78%) CSS
7 15 (16.67%) CRM
7 15 (16.67%) Finance
7 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 14 (15.56%) Service Delivery
8 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
9 12 (13.33%) Migration
9 12 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 12 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 12 (13.33%) Line Management
9 12 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
10 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
10 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
11 10 (11.11%) SQL
11 10 (11.11%) Java
11 10 (11.11%) C#
11 10 (11.11%) Degree
11 10 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 10 (11.11%) TypeScript
12 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (10.00%) Git (software)

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 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.22%) Mule
4 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (7.78%) SAP CO
2 7 (7.78%) SAP FI
2 7 (7.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (7.78%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.33%) iTrent
4 2 (2.22%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.22%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (2.22%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (2.22%) GitHub
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (4.44%) DNS
1 4 (4.44%) Firewall
1 4 (4.44%) FTP
1 4 (4.44%) GSM
1 4 (4.44%) Internet
1 4 (4.44%) Kerberos
1 4 (4.44%) LAN
1 4 (4.44%) LDAP
1 4 (4.44%) MPLS
1 4 (4.44%) Network Security
1 4 (4.44%) PABX
1 4 (4.44%) PBX
1 4 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (4.44%) SSL
1 4 (4.44%) VoIP
1 4 (4.44%) VPN
1 4 (4.44%) WAN
1 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.22%) MariaDB
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) JIRA
3 4 (4.44%) Metasploit
3 4 (4.44%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.22%) JHipster
4 2 (2.22%) Liquibase
4 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) JMeter
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
1 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.78%) Aerospace
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Automotive
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Developer
2 17 (18.89%) Consultant
3 13 (14.44%) Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (14.44%) Test Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (7.78%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Portal Developer
5 5 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.44%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Tester
7 3 (3.33%) Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Network Support
7 3 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.22%) SAP PM Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
1 17 (18.89%) HTML
2 16 (17.78%) CSS
3 12 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (10.00%) .NET
5 8 (8.89%) HTML5
6 7 (7.78%) REST
7 5 (5.56%) JSON
7 5 (5.56%) Spring
7 5 (5.56%) XML
8 4 (4.44%) CSS3
8 4 (4.44%) jQuery
8 4 (4.44%) LAMP
8 4 (4.44%) Node.js
9 3 (3.33%) Middleware
10 2 (2.22%) SAP PI
10 2 (2.22%) SOAP
10 2 (2.22%) Spring Boot
10 2 (2.22%) XSLT
11 1 (1.11%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.89%) User Experience
3 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.56%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.44%) PKI
6 3 (3.33%) EPoS
7 1 (1.11%) DataPower
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 15 (16.67%) CRM
6 14 (15.56%) Service Delivery
7 12 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 12 (13.33%) Line Management
7 12 (13.33%) Migration
7 12 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
9 10 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 9 (10.00%) Open Source
10 9 (10.00%) Scrum
10 9 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.89%) User Stories
12 7 (7.78%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.11%) C#
2 10 (11.11%) Java
2 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 2 (2.22%) ABAP
4 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.33%) ISEB
6 2 (2.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.11%) HNC
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (4.44%) iptables
3 4 (4.44%) Postfix
3 4 (4.44%) Samba
3 4 (4.44%) Squid
4 3 (3.33%) Docker
5 2 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (5.56%) SafeCom
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
1 5 (5.56%) WSUS
2 4 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.44%) Nessus
2 4 (4.44%) Nmap
3 1 (1.11%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) SAP
2 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.00%) Cisco
4 7 (7.78%) HP
5 6 (6.67%) IBM
6 5 (5.56%) Ariba
6 5 (5.56%) McAfee
6 5 (5.56%) NetApp
6 5 (5.56%) Symantec
6 5 (5.56%) VMware
6 5 (5.56%) Wyse
7 4 (4.44%) NEC
8 3 (3.33%) Kronos
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle
8 3 (3.33%) webMethods
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 2 (2.22%) Demandware
9 2 (2.22%) hybris
9 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.22%) WSO2