Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Integration Specialist was £498 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 Specialist
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 806 808
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Specialist 51 82 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.079% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.083% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 42
UK median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £350 £401 £314
90th Percentile £588 £607 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £423
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.18% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £47.66 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.66 -

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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Specialist in the UK

Integration Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Specialist in the UK

Integration Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Specialist in the UK

Integration Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Specialist in the UK

Integration Specialist
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Specialist 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 -3 48 £498 +10.56% 5
London -38 33 £500 +8.11% 2
UK excluding London +29 17 £450 +5.26% 3
South East +13 12 £475 +7.95% 3
North of England +56 2 £400 -5.88%
North West +19 2 £400 -5.88%
Wales +11 1 £450 -14.29%
Scotland -13 1 £330 -17.50%
East of England -19 1 £575 +21.05%

Integration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Integration Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (31.37%) Java
1 16 (31.37%) XML
2 13 (25.49%) IBM
3 12 (23.53%) SOAP
3 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
4 11 (21.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 11 (21.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
5 10 (19.61%) Banking
6 8 (15.69%) SOA
6 8 (15.69%) Web Services
6 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) REST
7 7 (13.73%) CRM
7 7 (13.73%) XPath
8 6 (11.76%) Unix
8 6 (11.76%) Linux
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle
8 6 (11.76%) Middleware
8 6 (11.76%) Informatica
8 6 (11.76%) Data Mapping
8 6 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (9.80%) MuleSoft
9 5 (9.80%) Boomi
9 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.80%) NetSuite
9 5 (9.80%) Finance
9 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management

Integration Specialist 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 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.96%) Documentum
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.96%) Maximo
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Boomi
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.88%) PaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.96%) Office 365
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.96%) SNMP
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
1 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
1 3 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Archiva
2 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) jMock
2 1 (1.96%) JUnit
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) Mockito
General
1 10 (19.61%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) XML
2 12 (23.53%) SOAP
3 11 (21.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (21.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (15.69%) REST
4 8 (15.69%) Web Services
5 6 (11.76%) Middleware
6 3 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.96%) EDI
7 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.96%) HTML
7 1 (1.96%) J2EE
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.96%) RESTful
7 1 (1.96%) Spring
7 1 (1.96%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.96%) XSD
7 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Fixed Income
2 3 (5.88%) Derivative
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) DataPower
4 1 (1.96%) AS400
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
1 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
2 8 (15.69%) SOA
3 7 (13.73%) CRM
4 6 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 6 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
4 6 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Data Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
6 4 (7.84%) ETL
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.88%) API Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Client Onboarding
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Data Management
7 3 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) XPath
4 3 (5.88%) C
4 3 (5.88%) Perl
4 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.96%) Go
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) R
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.96%) MiFID
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) Ansible
3 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.96%) Kibana
4 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.96%) Marathon
4 1 (1.96%) Packer
4 1 (1.96%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) IBM
2 6 (11.76%) Informatica
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) MuleSoft
3 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.88%) Talend
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) BMC
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.96%) Murex
6 1 (1.96%) OpenText
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.96%) Remedy
6 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.96%) TIBCO