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 27 June 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 58 61
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.45% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.54% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Median daily rate £335 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £300 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  

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 627 557 668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.62% 83.38% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 315 387
Median daily rate £400 £406 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Smoke Testing
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (12.50%) API Testing
7 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
7 1 (12.50%) SDET
7 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) WebDriver

Integration Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (12.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) UAT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Lead
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (25.00%) UAT Lead
3 2 (25.00%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Smoke Testing
1 6 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) API Testing
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) SDET
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO