Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 87 89
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 15 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.18% 1.59% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.02% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 16
Reading median daily rate £200 £475 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.89% +38.18% +58.05%
10th Percentile £175 £250 £260
90th Percentile £356 £536 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -10.00% +32.35% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 999 1437 1471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.72% 78.65% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 820 820
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 51
Reading median hourly rate £18.34 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% -1.02% +26.24%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.65 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £43.28 £40.19
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £24.06
% change year-on-year - -37.66% +37.49%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (46.67%) Web Services
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) 4G
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) BDD

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle CX
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) 2G
1 2 (13.33%) 3G
1 2 (13.33%) 4G
1 2 (13.33%) GSM
1 2 (13.33%) LTE
1 2 (13.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) OSGi
4 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (13.33%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Contact Management
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) BMC
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Ariba
4 1 (6.67%) HP