Period
to 19 January 2018

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 January 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.

Integration Testing
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 15 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 24 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 15.89% 6.78% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.17% 11.76% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Stevenage median daily rate £285 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £306 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -27.94% +21.43% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Stevenage median hourly rate - £49.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.73% -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +21.95% -

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 119 68 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 78.81% 57.63% 74.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 40
Stevenage median daily rate £309 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% -33.33% +56.52%
10th Percentile £194 £194 £296
90th Percentile £403 £550 £501
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Stevenage median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +109.06% +21.99%
10th Percentile £14.99 £15.25 £18.10
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.50 £42.85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £42.20 £21.50
% change year-on-year -54.98% +96.28% -32.81%

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 January 2018, 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 17 (70.83%) C
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) UML
2 15 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 13 (54.17%) C++
3 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
4 12 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 12 (50.00%) Simulink
5 11 (45.83%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (41.67%) Ada
7 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) LTE
8 7 (29.17%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (29.17%) Signal Processing
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) TDD
8 7 (29.17%) 3GPP
8 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
8 7 (29.17%) Wireless
8 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
8 7 (29.17%) Scrum
8 7 (29.17%) VHDL
8 7 (29.17%) Algorithms
8 7 (29.17%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (16.67%) Ada 95
9 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (12.50%) SysML
10 3 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) 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 12 (50.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) 3GPP
1 7 (29.17%) LTE
1 7 (29.17%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (45.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) DSP Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Ada Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Algorithms
1 7 (29.17%) VHDL
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) UML
3 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (29.17%) Feature Driven Development
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) Signal Processing
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) SysML
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C
2 13 (54.17%) C++
3 12 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 10 (41.67%) Ada
5 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
6 4 (16.67%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Serena