The median contractor rate for an Integration Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Specialist
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 154 151
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Specialist 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £394
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2763 3599 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.81% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 2233 1998
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 135 194
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Integration Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Integration Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Specialist in the North West

Integration Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Specialist in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Specialist in the North West

Integration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Integration Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Integration Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) ODBC
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (75.00%) Axway
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

Integration Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) EDIFACT
1 3 (75.00%) JDBC
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) ODBC
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Axway
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle