Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Integration Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 693 736 769
Rank change year-on-year +43 +33 -54
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Engineer 186 152 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 53
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +17.86% -9.68% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 18
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £41.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.86% -4.62% +10.44%
10th Percentile £31.25 £32.05 £26.07
90th Percentile £50.25 £46.20 £50.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £43.83
% change year-on-year +10.26% -11.02% +16.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Integration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Integration Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Engineer in the UK

Integration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Engineer in the UK

Integration Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Engineer in the UK

Integration Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Engineer in the UK

Integration Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Integration Engineer in the UK

Integration Engineer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +76 178 £438 +9.38% 22
UK excluding London +57 112 £413 +17.86% 8
London -1 69 £501 +21.52% 14
South East +22 46 £388 +10.71% 4
East of England +7 34 £490 +22.50% 1
North of England +61 12 £388 -11.43% 2
Midlands - 11 - - 1
North West +29 10 £268 -37.06% 1
West Midlands - 10 - -
South West -5 5 £518 +27.38%
North East +61 2 £425 +46.30%
Yorkshire +12 2 £425 -10.53% 1
Scotland -31 2 - -
Wales - 2 £369 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

Integration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Integration Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Integration Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (30.65%) Windows
2 54 (29.03%) Linux
3 45 (24.19%) DevOps
4 44 (23.66%) Security Cleared
5 43 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (20.97%) Finance
6 39 (20.97%) VMware
7 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (19.89%) Configuration Management
8 35 (18.82%) Jenkins
9 33 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (15.05%) Puppet
10 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
11 27 (14.52%) Python
12 26 (13.98%) Java
12 26 (13.98%) Active Directory
12 26 (13.98%) Firewall
12 26 (13.98%) Telecoms
12 26 (13.98%) Migration
12 26 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (13.44%) Scrum
14 24 (12.90%) SC Cleared
15 21 (11.29%) Middleware
15 21 (11.29%) Oracle
16 20 (10.75%) Validation
16 20 (10.75%) Degree
16 20 (10.75%) QA
17 19 (10.22%) Manufacturing
17 19 (10.22%) Programme Management
17 19 (10.22%) PowerShell

Integration Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (5.38%) Apache
1 10 (5.38%) nginx
2 6 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (2.15%) WinCC
4 3 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.08%) CMS
5 2 (1.08%) Confluence
5 2 (1.08%) SAS
5 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) Documentum
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.69%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (2.69%) Fastly
2 5 (2.69%) GitHub
3 4 (2.15%) Akamai
3 4 (2.15%) Heroku
4 3 (1.61%) IaaS
4 3 (1.61%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.08%) npm
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) Office 365
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Serverless
6 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.98%) Firewall
2 16 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.53%) SAN
4 12 (6.45%) NAS
5 10 (5.38%) MVNO
6 8 (4.30%) 4G
6 8 (4.30%) Internet
7 7 (3.76%) DNS
7 7 (3.76%) LDAP
7 7 (3.76%) LTE
7 7 (3.76%) Wireless
8 6 (3.23%) LAN
8 6 (3.23%) WAN
9 5 (2.69%) FTP
10 4 (2.15%) DHCP
10 4 (2.15%) HTTP
11 3 (1.61%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.61%) VPN
12 2 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.76%) GIS
1 7 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.08%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.08%) MS Access
5 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.08%) Sisense
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (18.82%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.06%) MSI
3 13 (6.99%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.76%) JUnit
5 6 (3.23%) JIRA
5 6 (3.23%) Maven
5 6 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.69%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.15%) CircleCI
7 4 (2.15%) Gradle
8 3 (1.61%) Ant
8 3 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.08%) Appium
9 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.08%) Gatling
9 2 (1.08%) Liquibase
9 2 (1.08%) Protractor
9 2 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 39 (20.97%) Finance
2 26 (13.98%) Telecoms
3 19 (10.22%) Manufacturing
4 17 (9.14%) Electronics
4 17 (9.14%) Marketing
5 8 (4.30%) Banking
6 6 (3.23%) Billing
7 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.69%) Legal
7 5 (2.69%) Retail
8 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.08%) Military
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.29%) Middleware
2 17 (9.14%) Web Services
3 13 (6.99%) XML
4 10 (5.38%) WSH
5 8 (4.30%) .NET
6 7 (3.76%) J2EE
7 6 (3.23%) JSF
7 6 (3.23%) REST
7 6 (3.23%) SOAP
8 5 (2.69%) CSS
8 5 (2.69%) HTML
8 5 (2.69%) jQuery
8 5 (2.69%) JSON
9 4 (2.15%) XSLT
10 3 (1.61%) DOM
10 3 (1.61%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.61%) Spring
10 3 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (1.61%) WireMock
11 2 (1.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.23%) CMDB
4 6 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.69%) SCADA
6 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.61%) Clustering
7 3 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.08%) PKI
9 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.54%) Life Science
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) PACS
9 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.65%) Windows
2 54 (29.03%) Linux
3 19 (10.22%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.68%) Unix
5 16 (8.60%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.99%) Windows 10
7 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.69%) Android
10 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.15%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (1.61%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.08%) CentOS
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.54%) Solaris
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.19%) DevOps
2 43 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.89%) Configuration Management
4 26 (13.98%) Migration
5 25 (13.44%) Scrum
6 20 (10.75%) Validation
7 19 (10.22%) Programme Management
8 17 (9.14%) Release Management
8 17 (9.14%) SOA
8 17 (9.14%) TDD
8 17 (9.14%) Test Automation
9 16 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.53%) ITIL
12 13 (6.99%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (6.99%) Customer Requirements
13 11 (5.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.52%) Python
2 26 (13.98%) Java
3 19 (10.22%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.06%) SQL
5 13 (6.99%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.45%) C
6 12 (6.45%) PHP
6 12 (6.45%) VBScript
7 10 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.30%) Ruby
9 7 (3.76%) C++
9 7 (3.76%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.15%) AWK
11 4 (2.15%) C#
11 4 (2.15%) Perl
12 2 (1.08%) Groovy
13 1 (0.54%) R
13 1 (0.54%) Scala
13 1 (0.54%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (23.66%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.75%) Degree
4 18 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.61%) CISSP
8 2 (1.08%) CCIE
8 2 (1.08%) HND
8 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.75%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.08%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.08%) GAMP
4 1 (0.54%) DICOM
4 1 (0.54%) GDPR
4 1 (0.54%) HL7
4 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (13.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (4.30%) Docker
5 4 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.61%) XenServer
7 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.08%) iptables
7 2 (1.08%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.54%) Varnish
8 1 (0.54%) XenApp
8 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (15.05%) Puppet
2 26 (13.98%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.06%) Ansible
4 10 (5.38%) SCCM
4 10 (5.38%) WMI
5 7 (3.76%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.23%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.69%) Grafana
8 4 (2.15%) Nagios
8 4 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.61%) Perfmon
9 3 (1.61%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.08%) Kibana
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.08%) SELinux
10 2 (1.08%) WSUS
11 1 (0.54%) Marathon
11 1 (0.54%) Salt
11 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (20.97%) VMware
2 28 (15.05%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.29%) Oracle
4 18 (9.68%) SAP
5 14 (7.53%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.38%) Ericsson
6 10 (5.38%) Google
6 10 (5.38%) Splunk
7 9 (4.84%) Cisco
7 9 (4.84%) Motorola
8 6 (3.23%) Citrix
8 6 (3.23%) F5
8 6 (3.23%) Fujitsu
8 6 (3.23%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.69%) EMC
9 5 (2.69%) HP
9 5 (2.69%) IBM
9 5 (2.69%) Juniper
9 5 (2.69%) McAfee
9 5 (2.69%) Siemens