Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 82 100
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 15 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.20% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.15% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Reading median daily rate £288 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £256 £330 £275
90th Percentile £411 £395 £495
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £402
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.88% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £8.50 -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,034 1,130 1,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.39% 80.48% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 573 951
Reading median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £237 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £541
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 73
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £23.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.30% -23.95% +74.08%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.13 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.54
% change year-on-year -17.14% -31.47% +34.39%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Smart Meter
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) HTTP
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (20.00%) API Design
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
8 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (6.67%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) StarTeam
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Gradle
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Governance Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Smart Metering Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Smart Metering Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) CGI
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) API Design
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) AWK
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) sed
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Borland
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Lumension
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Ariba
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Talend