Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 146 165
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 0
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 31 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.62% 0.87% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.04% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 24
Scotland median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.57% +11.72%
10th Percentile £250 £283 £213
90th Percentile £467 £443 £471
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £49.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +22.50% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4184 3661 5108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.05% 83.60% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 2139 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 90 106
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 17 £350 +12.00% 1
Edinburgh -13 14 £250 -37.50% 1
Integration Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
3 12 (38.71%) Python
4 11 (35.48%) QA
5 10 (32.26%) Selenium
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) Banking
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
6 9 (29.03%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (29.03%) Redis
7 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
7 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Docker
7 8 (25.81%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
8 7 (22.58%) Ruby
8 7 (22.58%) Spring
8 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
8 7 (22.58%) FitNesse
8 7 (22.58%) TIBCO EMS
8 7 (22.58%) JBoss
8 7 (22.58%) RUP
8 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
8 7 (22.58%) DSDM
8 7 (22.58%) UML
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) JBoss
1 7 (22.58%) Jetty
1 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
1 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
1 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) PaaS
3 2 (6.45%) SaaS
4 1 (3.23%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) AMQP
2 2 (6.45%) CTI
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Redis
2 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
3 7 (22.58%) Couchbase
3 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 7 (22.58%) Riak
4 3 (9.68%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
2 7 (22.58%) FitNesse
2 7 (22.58%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (29.03%) Banking
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Database Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SAP Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Hyperion Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Hyperion Planning Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) HTML5
2 7 (22.58%) JMS
2 7 (22.58%) JPA
2 7 (22.58%) Kafka
2 7 (22.58%) Spring
2 7 (22.58%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (19.35%) JSON
3 6 (19.35%) RESTful
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 2 (6.45%) WSDL
5 2 (6.45%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 9 (29.03%) Multithreading
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (22.58%) DSDM
6 7 (22.58%) Kanban
6 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 7 (22.58%) RUP
6 7 (22.58%) System Testing
6 7 (22.58%) UML
6 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) Ruby
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) MCSD
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Ansible
1 7 (22.58%) Cobbler
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) IBM
1 7 (22.58%) TIBCO
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Sybase
3 2 (6.45%) Avaya
3 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
3 2 (6.45%) Informatica
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) HP