Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 164 139
Rank change year-on-year +39 -25 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 114 105 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.45% 1.07% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.30% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 63 78
Midlands median daily rate £431 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +26.67% -17.24%
10th Percentile £282 £300 £263
90th Percentile £545 £498 £475
England median daily rate £438 £400 £372
% change year-on-year +9.38% +7.67% -2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £18.20 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -15.79% +23.38% -3.75%

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 6557 8066 6571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.38% 82.34% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4150 4944 3930
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 187 261
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.90% +3.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.48 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £40.00 £40.87
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.72 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.42% +7.80% +12.82%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +54 81 £388 +4.38% 5
East Midlands +1 33 £510 +34.21% 4
Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 43 (37.72%) SAP
2 41 (35.96%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (23.68%) System Integration Testing
5 26 (22.81%) Manufacturing
6 24 (21.05%) Migration
7 22 (19.30%) Data Migration
8 20 (17.54%) Test Automation
9 19 (16.67%) Logistics
10 17 (14.91%) Finance
11 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
11 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
12 15 (13.16%) Service Delivery
12 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 15 (13.16%) Degree
12 15 (13.16%) Test Scripting
13 14 (12.28%) SAP CO
13 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
13 14 (12.28%) SAP FI
13 14 (12.28%) SAP FI/CO
14 13 (11.40%) Configuration Management
14 13 (11.40%) Java
14 13 (11.40%) CRM
14 13 (11.40%) Asset Management
14 13 (11.40%) Scenario Testing
15 12 (10.53%) Line Management
15 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
15 12 (10.53%) HTML
16 11 (9.65%) CSS
16 11 (9.65%) ERP

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 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) Apache
2 6 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.75%) Confluence
4 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.75%) Mule
4 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (12.28%) SAP CO
1 14 (12.28%) SAP FI
1 14 (12.28%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (7.89%) SAP MM
3 6 (5.26%) SAP ERP
4 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.51%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (2.63%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.75%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.75%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.88%) iTrent
7 1 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.88%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) GitHub
1 2 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (3.51%) DNS
1 4 (3.51%) Firewall
1 4 (3.51%) FTP
1 4 (3.51%) GSM
1 4 (3.51%) Internet
1 4 (3.51%) Kerberos
1 4 (3.51%) LAN
1 4 (3.51%) LDAP
1 4 (3.51%) MPLS
1 4 (3.51%) Network Security
1 4 (3.51%) PABX
1 4 (3.51%) PBX
1 4 (3.51%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (3.51%) SSL
1 4 (3.51%) VoIP
1 4 (3.51%) VPN
1 4 (3.51%) WAN
1 4 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) MariaDB
2 2 (1.75%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) QlikView
3 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) JIRA
2 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) Selenium
4 4 (3.51%) Metasploit
5 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.75%) JHipster
6 2 (1.75%) Liquibase
6 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) TestRail
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (22.81%) Manufacturing
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 9 (7.89%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Automotive
6 2 (1.75%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Consultant
2 31 (27.19%) SAP Consultant
3 21 (18.42%) Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 6 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.26%) SAP MM Consultant
5 6 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 5 (4.39%) SAP WM Consultant
6 5 (4.39%) Tester
7 4 (3.51%) Angular Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (2.63%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 3 (2.63%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (2.63%) Network Support
8 3 (2.63%) SAP SD Consultant
8 3 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
2 12 (10.53%) HTML
3 11 (9.65%) CSS
4 10 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (6.14%) .NET
5 7 (6.14%) REST
6 5 (4.39%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.51%) HTML5
7 4 (3.51%) J2EE
7 4 (3.51%) JSON
7 4 (3.51%) LAMP
7 4 (3.51%) Spring
7 4 (3.51%) XML
8 3 (2.63%) CSS3
8 3 (2.63%) jQuery
8 3 (2.63%) Middleware
8 3 (2.63%) Node.js
9 2 (1.75%) SAP PI
9 2 (1.75%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 6 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.51%) PKI
5 4 (3.51%) User Experience
6 3 (2.63%) EPoS
7 1 (0.88%) DataPower
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 6 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.68%) System Integration Testing
4 24 (21.05%) Migration
5 22 (19.30%) Data Migration
6 20 (17.54%) Test Automation
7 19 (16.67%) Logistics
8 15 (13.16%) Service Delivery
8 15 (13.16%) Test Scripting
9 13 (11.40%) Asset Management
9 13 (11.40%) Configuration Management
9 13 (11.40%) CRM
9 13 (11.40%) Scenario Testing
10 12 (10.53%) Line Management
11 11 (9.65%) ERP
12 10 (8.77%) Product Management
12 10 (8.77%) Test Strategy
13 9 (7.89%) Scrum
13 9 (7.89%) TDD
13 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.40%) Java
3 9 (7.89%) C#
4 7 (6.14%) SQL
4 7 (6.14%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.63%) ABAP
6 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 12 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) ISEB
5 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.75%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) HNC
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 6 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (3.51%) iptables
4 4 (3.51%) Postfix
4 4 (3.51%) Samba
4 4 (3.51%) Squid
5 3 (2.63%) Docker
6 2 (1.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (5.26%) SafeCom
1 6 (5.26%) SCCM
1 6 (5.26%) WSUS
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (3.51%) Nessus
2 4 (3.51%) Nmap
3 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (37.72%) SAP
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.77%) Cisco
4 8 (7.02%) Ariba
5 7 (6.14%) IBM
5 7 (6.14%) VMware
6 6 (5.26%) McAfee
6 6 (5.26%) NetApp
6 6 (5.26%) Symantec
6 6 (5.26%) Wyse
7 4 (3.51%) hybris
7 4 (3.51%) NEC
8 3 (2.63%) Demandware
8 3 (2.63%) HP
8 3 (2.63%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.63%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.63%) webMethods
9 2 (1.75%) Citrix
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle