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 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
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 54 48 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.62% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £438 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 438 390 573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.06% 78.47% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 306 370
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 36
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -32.03%  
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidlington - 5 £438 -
Oxford -7 2 £461 +60.43% 1
Integration Testing
South East

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) ETL
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) Oracle
4 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (61.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (61.11%) Talend
4 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
5 10 (55.56%) RESTful
5 10 (55.56%) SOAP
6 9 (50.00%) Web Services
6 9 (50.00%) XML
6 9 (50.00%) JBoss
6 9 (50.00%) XML Schema
6 9 (50.00%) JIRA
6 9 (50.00%) Apache Camel
7 8 (44.44%) Apache CXF
7 8 (44.44%) JPA
7 8 (44.44%) Spring
7 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Data Management
8 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (16.67%) High Availability

Integration Testing
Top Related 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 9 (50.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) RESTful
1 10 (55.56%) SOAP
2 9 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) XML Schema
3 8 (44.44%) Apache CXF
3 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 8 (44.44%) JPA
3 8 (44.44%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) ETL
3 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Data Management
5 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
1 11 (61.11%) Talend
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat