Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 22 November 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 97 99
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -23
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 14 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.13% 1.10% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £431 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +5.88% +19.30%
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.76% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £23.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -17.01% -51.05% +52.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1030 1104 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 82.93% 87.07% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 791 772
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £231
90th Percentile £590 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £13.67 £13.95 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £43.58 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Oxfordshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Oxfordshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Oxfordshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Oxfordshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Oxford -3 6 £431 -4.17% 3
Kidlington - 2 £438 -
Integration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 10 (71.43%) Talend
3 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (64.29%) API Testing
4 9 (64.29%) JIRA
4 9 (64.29%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) JUnit
4 9 (64.29%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (57.14%) SOAP
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (57.14%) Confluence
5 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
5 8 (57.14%) Test Planning
6 7 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (50.00%) IT Audit
7 6 (42.86%) Time Management
7 6 (42.86%) Kanban
7 6 (42.86%) Change Management
7 6 (42.86%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 4 (28.57%) Degree

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (57.14%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 10 (71.43%) Maven
1 10 (71.43%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
2 9 (64.29%) JUnit
3 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
4 2 (14.29%) Ant
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Gradle
4 2 (14.29%) Hudson
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.14%) Mockito
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Talend Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) SOAP
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) React
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) Grails
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
4 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) API Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) Test Planning
5 7 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (50.00%) IT Audit
6 6 (42.86%) Change Management
6 6 (42.86%) Kanban
6 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Time Management
7 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Data Management
8 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
8 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (14.29%) Microservices
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Talend
2 9 (64.29%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP