The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.71% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £461 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.43% -  
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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 219 194 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.21% 82.20% 87.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 154 234
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Oxford

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Talend
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) OpenShift

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) ETL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Talend
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat