Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for System Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Integration Testing over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

System Integration Testing (SIT)
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 148 179
Rank change year-on-year -45 +31 +28
Contract jobs citing System Integration Testing 34 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.02% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 13
South West median daily rate £300 £408 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.38% +11.64% +21.67%
10th Percentile £263 £293 £304
90th Percentile £538 £503 £434
England median daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% -30.00% +4.17%
England median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +12.86% -20.45% +0.57%

System 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,522 4,625 4,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.93% 83.36% 82.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,528 2,905 3,122
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 195 292
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%
10th Percentile £13.60 £11.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

System Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing System Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for System Integration Testing in the South West

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Integration Testing in the South West

System Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Integration Testing in the South West over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Integration Testing in the South West

System Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Integration Testing in the South West

System Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Integration Testing within the South West region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Wiltshire -29 14 £525 +16.67% 2
Gloucestershire -8 7 £300 -7.69%
Bristol -18 6 £281 -29.69% 1
Somerset -7 3 £425 +3.66% 1
Devon -1 1 - -
System Integration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing System Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for System Integration Testing.

1 26 (76.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
7 6 (17.65%) Coaching
7 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
7 6 (17.65%) ISEB
8 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
10 3 (8.82%) HP
10 3 (8.82%) Service Management
10 3 (8.82%) Banking
10 3 (8.82%) Siemens
10 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.82%) VPN
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (8.82%) DevOps
10 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
10 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (8.82%) Test Management
10 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (8.82%) QA
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (8.82%) HP ALM

System Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
1 15 (44.12%) Test Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Test Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Environment Manager
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Security Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Test Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) Coaching
4 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Availability Management
7 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.82%) DevOps
7 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 3 (8.82%) Test Management
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
1 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP ALM
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) HP
1 3 (8.82%) Siemens
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft