The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 63 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 11 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.64% 1.67% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.15% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Median daily rate £175 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +0.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 524 790 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.09% 77.45% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 437 402
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 17
Median hourly rate £17.68 £21.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -5.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Reading

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Reading over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) ABAP
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Use Case
6 3 (15.79%) LTE
6 3 (15.79%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (15.79%) 4G
6 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 3 (15.79%) OSGi
6 3 (15.79%) Apache Camel
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) UMTS

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (15.79%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) 3G
1 3 (15.79%) 4G
1 3 (15.79%) LTE
1 3 (15.79%) UMTS
2 2 (10.53%) 2G
2 2 (10.53%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Robot Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Camel
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) OSGi
4 2 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (10.53%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
4 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) UML
5 3 (15.79%) Use Case
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) ABAP
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo