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 26 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 137 123
Rank change year-on-year +46 -14  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 26 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.19% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 4
Median daily rate £650 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +18.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £415 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  

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 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Scotland

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 +31 21 £650 +62.50% 2
Glasgow +6 5 £350 - 1
Integration Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
1 20 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 19 (63.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (63.33%) SDLC
3 18 (60.00%) ERP
4 17 (56.67%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (56.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 17 (56.67%) Workflow
4 17 (56.67%) System Integration Testing
5 16 (53.33%) Data Migration
5 16 (53.33%) Migration
6 12 (40.00%) Local Government
7 8 (26.67%) Validation
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) E-Procurement
9 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) QA
10 3 (10.00%) Selenium
10 3 (10.00%) JSON
10 3 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (10.00%) RESTful
10 3 (10.00%) API Testing
10 3 (10.00%) User Stories
10 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

Integration Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) BrowserStack
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Consultant
2 16 (53.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 10 (33.33%) Business Consultant
4 7 (23.33%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Tester
6 4 (13.33%) Procurement Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) HR Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Payroll Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Software QA Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) JSON
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) Swagger
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 20 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 19 (63.33%) SDLC
2 19 (63.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (60.00%) ERP
4 17 (56.67%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (56.67%) System Integration Testing
4 17 (56.67%) Workflow
5 16 (53.33%) Data Migration
5 16 (53.33%) Migration
6 8 (26.67%) Validation
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.33%) E-Procurement
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) API Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Informatica