The median contractor rate for an Integration Specialist was £521 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 618 589
Rank change year-on-year +35 -29  
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Specialist 27 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.067% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.070% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 26
Median daily rate £521 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.10% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £415 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £510 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £394
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Integration Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Integration Specialist in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 25 £525 +25.00% 2
London +3 18 £525 +26.50% 1
City of London -1 7 £498 +18.45%
South East +14 4 £500 +17.64% 1
Hampshire +10 4 £500 +17.64%
South West - 2 - -
Scotland +34 1 £375 -9.09%
Glasgow +7 1 £375 -9.09%
Portsmouth -4 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Integration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (45.45%) XML
2 18 (40.91%) SOAP
2 18 (40.91%) IBM
3 17 (38.64%) REST
4 14 (31.82%) Web Services
4 14 (31.82%) SOA
4 14 (31.82%) Finance
4 14 (31.82%) WebSphere
5 12 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
5 12 (27.27%) Java
6 11 (25.00%) XPath
6 11 (25.00%) Banking
7 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (15.91%) Windows
8 7 (15.91%) Fixed Income
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) Front Office
9 6 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle
9 6 (13.64%) DataPower
9 6 (13.64%) ION MarketView
10 5 (11.36%) NAS
10 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (11.36%) Linux
10 5 (11.36%) Unix
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.36%) FTP
10 5 (11.36%) SAN
10 5 (11.36%) Firewall
10 5 (11.36%) Retail

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 14 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.27%) Documentum
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.27%) Maximo
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Boomi
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
1 5 (11.36%) FTP
1 5 (11.36%) NAS
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.82%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) SNMP
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) jMock
1 1 (2.27%) JUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Mockito
1 1 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Front Office
4 5 (11.36%) Retail
5 3 (6.82%) Law
6 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Back Office
7 1 (2.27%) Legal
7 1 (2.27%) Military
7 1 (2.27%) Private Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) XML
2 18 (40.91%) SOAP
3 17 (38.64%) REST
4 14 (31.82%) Web Services
5 12 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
6 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (6.82%) EDIFACT
7 3 (6.82%) JDBC
7 3 (6.82%) JMS
7 3 (6.82%) ODBC
8 2 (4.55%) HTML
8 2 (4.55%) Middleware
8 2 (4.55%) WCF
8 2 (4.55%) XSD
8 2 (4.55%) XSLT
9 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.27%) EDI
9 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (2.27%) OpenID
9 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Fixed Income
2 6 (13.64%) DataPower
3 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) ASTM
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Equities
4 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Unix
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) SOA
2 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) EAI
5 2 (4.55%) ERP
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) Scrum
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) TDD
5 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.27%) BPMN
6 1 (2.27%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.27%) Kanban
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) XPath
3 4 (9.09%) ActionScript
3 4 (9.09%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (6.82%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) R
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.27%) HL7
1 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.27%) MiFID
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kibana
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
1 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) IBM
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) ION Trading
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Axway
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.27%) Murex
6 1 (2.27%) OpenText
6 1 (2.27%) RedPrairie
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Software AG
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.27%) Unisys