Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Integration Tester 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 Tester
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 872 844
Rank change year-on-year +17 -28 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Tester 24 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.015% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.016% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 29
UK median daily rate £425 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £286 £257 £269
90th Percentile £599 £435 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year +2.19% +14.17% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 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 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 +36 24 £425 +36.00% 1
UK excluding London +43 12 £350 +2.19%
London -14 12 £566 +88.75% 1
South East +7 6 £375 +1.01%
North of England - 4 £288 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
Midlands - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 £288 -
East of England - 1 £350 -

Integration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (79.17%) Integration Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Banking
5 9 (37.50%) SOAP
6 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) .NET
8 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) MiFID
8 6 (25.00%) QA
8 6 (25.00%) Coaching
9 5 (20.83%) API Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) HP
10 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (12.50%) Lawson
11 3 (12.50%) Windows
11 3 (12.50%) Python
11 3 (12.50%) Perl
11 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
11 3 (12.50%) JIRA
11 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Server Building
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 3 (12.50%) Workday

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Lawson
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) SOAP
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) REST
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Integration Testing
2 13 (54.17%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
6 5 (20.83%) API Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Server Building
8 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.33%) ERP
9 2 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.17%) CRM
10 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
10 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Test Management
10 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) MiFID
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) HP
1 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.50%) Workday
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP