The median contractor rate for an Integration Tester was £305 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 Tester
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 633 623
Rank change year-on-year +33 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Tester 10 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.041% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 11
Median daily rate £305 £314 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -8.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £433 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Tester in the UK

Integration Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Tester in the UK

Integration Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Tester in the UK

Integration Tester
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Tester 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 +13 9 £300 -8.39% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £288 -
West Midlands - 3 £288 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
London -8 2 £335 +11.66%
Scotland +32 1 £310 +19.00%
Edinburgh +21 1 £310 +19.11%
East of England -1 1 - -
City of London -1 1 - -
Hertfordshire -4 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -

Integration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Integration Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 4 (22.22%) SOAP
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) ISEB
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.11%) SoapUI

Integration Tester 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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) SOAP
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Logistics
4 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Borland
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
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