The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Integration Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 102 104
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 5 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 1.09% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.31% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
Median daily rate £263 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +33.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1450 2145 2261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.82% 83.27% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1196 1246
Median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Scotland

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Scotland

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Edinburgh +1 3 £263 -34.37% 1
Glasgow -1 2 £340 +23.63%
Integration Testing
UK

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) System Testing
3 8 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) VB
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) WinForms
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) Selenium
6 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Change Control
6 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
6 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
6 5 (20.83%) Secure Coding
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
6 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) MarkLogic
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
1 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
2 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.33%) MSI
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Appium
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) gulp
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
2 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
2 5 (20.83%) WinForms
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (8.33%) XSD
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) Drools
5 1 (4.17%) Ext JS
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) jBPM
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) Servlets
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (33.33%) System Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Change Control
4 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (20.83%) Secure Coding
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
4 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) TeamSite
1 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) OpenText
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO