The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 68 57 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.67% 1.35% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.57% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £335 £336 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% +7.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 624 636 666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.10% 85.60% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 356 346
Median daily rate £415 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -18.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Milton Keynes

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Smoke Testing
4 4 (44.44%) QA Automation
4 4 (44.44%) SDET
4 4 (44.44%) API Testing
4 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
7 1 (11.11%) Migration

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Smoke Testing
2 5 (55.56%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) API Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) QA Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
2 4 (44.44%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) SAP