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 3 months to 30 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.

Integration Testing
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 10.91% 10.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £49.10 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.55% +9.14%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 42 48 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 76.36% 84.21% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £257 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £49.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.19% +233.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 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

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Stevenage over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Integration Testing in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 6 (66.67%) Simulink
2 6 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (55.56%) Ada 95
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Ada
4 4 (44.44%) Yourdon
4 4 (44.44%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Tcl
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Serena
6 1 (11.11%) LabWindows
6 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
6 1 (11.11%) RIA
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy

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 6 (66.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) RS-422
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (11.11%) GDB
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Yourdon
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 5 (55.56%) Ada
2 5 (55.56%) Ada 95
3 4 (44.44%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Serena