Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 19 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 11 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 25 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 17.73% 8.70% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.15% 15.09% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Stevenage median daily rate £285 - £288
10th Percentile £278 - £281
90th Percentile £293 - £294
Hertfordshire median daily rate £299 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -29.71% +21.43% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +28.05% +9.33%
10th Percentile £43.50 £45.65 £40.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £41.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +2.50%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 108 53 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 76.60% 57.61% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 46
Stevenage median daily rate £325 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -28.89% +60.00%
10th Percentile £193 £213 £263
90th Percentile £403 £625 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 19
Stevenage median hourly rate £40.00 £47.25 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.34% +119.51% +43.50%
10th Percentile £11.76 £12.86 £17.10
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £41.95
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -41.94% +47.62% +31.25%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Stevenage

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 19 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 19 (76.00%) C
2 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (60.00%) C++
3 15 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 14 (56.00%) UML
4 14 (56.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (44.00%) MATLAB
5 11 (44.00%) Simulink
5 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (36.00%) Ada
7 7 (28.00%) 3GPP
7 7 (28.00%) Embedded C
7 7 (28.00%) Wireless
7 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) VHDL
7 7 (28.00%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (28.00%) Signal Processing
7 7 (28.00%) LTE
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
7 7 (28.00%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (16.00%) RS-422
8 4 (16.00%) LabWindows
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) Serena
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Management

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 11 (44.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) 3GPP
1 7 (28.00%) LTE
1 7 (28.00%) Wireless
2 4 (16.00%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (44.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) DSP Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (28.00%) VHDL
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (56.00%) UML
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (28.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) Signal Processing
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C
2 15 (60.00%) C++
3 11 (44.00%) MATLAB
4 9 (36.00%) Ada
5 7 (28.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (12.00%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Serena