Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Integration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Integration Testing over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Testing
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 238 258
Rank change year-on-year -35 +20 -2
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 885 1163 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.06% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.27% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 754 596
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £285 £281 £263
90th Percentile £606 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 18
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +9.15% +2.50%
10th Percentile £32.50 £33.63 £23.71
90th Percentile £53.60 £53.75 £43.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.45 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.39% +8.41% +2.50%

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80749 91852 91010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.21% 83.48% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52942 60585 57564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2076 2197 2573
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.10% +5.59%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.24%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in the UK

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in the UK

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in the UK

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in the UK

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Integration Testing in the UK

Integration Testing
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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 -35 810 £420 +2.44% 91
UK excluding London -10 549 £400 +6.67% 55
London -52 318 £450 - 39
South East -54 141 £375 - 12
Midlands +47 118 £463 +17.46% 7
North of England +6 107 £383 +2.00% 20
South West +15 77 £420 +8.39% 10
West Midlands +43 64 £375 - 6
North West -4 58 £419 +1.52% 9
East Midlands +15 53 £500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +34 46 £375 +8.70% 8
East of England -41 44 £363 -14.71% 3
Scotland +31 29 £625 +66.67% 1
Northern Ireland -22 20 £410 +26.15% 2
Wales +8 14 £355 +2.90%
North East +26 5 £400 +23.08% 3

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 315 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (27.46%) Java
3 227 (25.65%) Test Automation
4 212 (23.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 207 (23.39%) System Integration Testing
6 196 (22.15%) Finance
7 168 (18.98%) SQL
8 159 (17.97%) Linux
9 140 (15.82%) Regression Testing
10 137 (15.48%) SAP
11 124 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (13.45%) Oracle
13 117 (13.22%) Software Engineering
13 117 (13.22%) Test Scripting
14 116 (13.11%) Test Strategy
15 113 (12.77%) Unit Testing
16 112 (12.66%) Scrum
17 109 (12.32%) SDLC
18 107 (12.09%) Microsoft
19 105 (11.86%) Windows
20 104 (11.75%) TDD
20 104 (11.75%) Security Cleared
21 102 (11.53%) Selenium
22 100 (11.30%) QA
23 98 (11.07%) .NET
24 97 (10.96%) JavaScript
25 92 (10.40%) Unix
26 90 (10.17%) Migration
27 88 (9.94%) XML
27 88 (9.94%) SQL Server

Integration Testing
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 39 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.29%) Confluence
3 18 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.24%) Apache
6 11 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.02%) JBoss
8 9 (1.02%) Mule
8 9 (1.02%) Mule ESB
9 8 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.90%) CMS
9 8 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.79%) IIS
11 6 (0.68%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.68%) nginx
11 6 (0.68%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.56%) Documentum
12 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 29 (3.28%) Simulink
2 18 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.23%) Mingle
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.03%) Unit4 Business World
3 16 (1.81%) SAP ERP
4 15 (1.69%) SAP SD
5 14 (1.58%) SAP CO
5 14 (1.58%) SAP FI
5 14 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
6 12 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (1.02%) LabWindows
7 9 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.56%) ION MarketView
9 5 (0.56%) RMDS
10 4 (0.45%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.45%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.45%) Siebel CRM
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.02%) Office 365
5 8 (0.90%) GitHub
5 8 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.68%) Yammer
8 5 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.45%) SaaS
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 3 (0.34%) PaaS
10 3 (0.34%) Taleo
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.23%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.23%) IaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.26%) PuTTY
1 20 (2.26%) WinSCP
2 18 (2.03%) Firewall
3 17 (1.92%) MPLS
4 16 (1.81%) BGP
4 16 (1.81%) IPsec
4 16 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.69%) OSPF
6 14 (1.58%) HTTP
7 13 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (1.47%) LDAP
8 12 (1.36%) Internet
9 10 (1.13%) LTE
10 9 (1.02%) RS-422
10 9 (1.02%) SSL
11 7 (0.79%) DNS
11 7 (0.79%) SAN
12 6 (0.68%) 3G
12 6 (0.68%) DVB
12 6 (0.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.34%) Relational Database
3 41 (4.63%) Oracle Database
4 28 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 28 (3.16%) RDBMS
5 25 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 24 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (2.15%) Big Data
9 19 (2.15%) MySQL
9 19 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.03%) Sybase ASE
11 17 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.47%) MS Access
13 13 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 102 (11.53%) Selenium
2 86 (9.72%) JIRA
3 72 (8.14%) Jenkins
4 67 (7.57%) Git (software)
5 54 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (5.08%) SoapUI
7 43 (4.86%) Cucumber
8 42 (4.75%) TeamCity
9 34 (3.84%) JUnit
10 33 (3.73%) Rational DOORS
11 32 (3.62%) HP UFT
11 32 (3.62%) Visual Studio
12 31 (3.50%) Eclipse
13 30 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
14 29 (3.28%) SpecFlow
15 25 (2.82%) WebDriver
16 23 (2.60%) Maven
17 21 (2.37%) Subversion
17 21 (2.37%) TestNG
18 20 (2.26%) Jasmine
General
1 196 (22.15%) Finance
2 86 (9.72%) Banking
3 72 (8.14%) Manufacturing
4 51 (5.76%) Front Office
5 36 (4.07%) Retail
6 33 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 32 (3.62%) Investment Banking
8 27 (3.05%) Marketing
9 20 (2.26%) Electronics
10 15 (1.69%) Billing
11 13 (1.47%) Legal
11 13 (1.47%) Local Government
12 11 (1.24%) Back Office
13 9 (1.02%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.68%) Automotive
14 6 (0.68%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.56%) Games
16 4 (0.45%) Avionics
16 4 (0.45%) Military
16 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 220 (24.86%) Developer
2 148 (16.72%) Analyst
3 124 (14.01%) Consultant
4 112 (12.66%) Test Analyst
5 109 (12.32%) Java Developer
6 84 (9.49%) Software Engineer
7 75 (8.47%) Tester
8 49 (5.54%) SAP Consultant
9 46 (5.20%) Test Manager
10 29 (3.28%) Test Engineer
11 28 (3.16%) Senior Developer
12 27 (3.05%) Architect
13 25 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (2.82%) Test Leader
14 21 (2.37%) Automation Tester
15 20 (2.26%) Integration Engineer
16 19 (2.15%) .NET Developer
16 19 (2.15%) Business Analyst
16 19 (2.15%) Senior Java Developer
17 18 (2.03%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (11.07%) .NET
2 88 (9.94%) XML
3 73 (8.25%) Web Services
4 68 (7.68%) Spring
5 67 (7.57%) REST
6 63 (7.12%) HTML
7 51 (5.76%) AngularJS
8 47 (5.31%) JSON
9 44 (4.97%) CSS
10 42 (4.75%) Hibernate
10 42 (4.75%) SOAP
11 41 (4.63%) J2EE
12 35 (3.95%) RESTful
13 27 (3.05%) HTML5
14 25 (2.82%) ASP.NET
14 25 (2.82%) Gherkin
15 22 (2.49%) JPA
16 20 (2.26%) Spring MVC
17 19 (2.15%) React
18 17 (1.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (2.03%) Fixed Income
5 18 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.36%) Derivative
8 11 (1.24%) User Experience
9 10 (1.13%) Equities
9 10 (1.13%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.90%) Life Science
11 8 (0.90%) Video on Demand
12 7 (0.79%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.79%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.79%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.68%) PlayStation
13 6 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 159 (17.97%) Linux
2 105 (11.86%) Windows
3 92 (10.40%) Unix
4 37 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (3.73%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.15%) Solaris
8 10 (1.13%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.23%) Android
12 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) HPUX
13 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (25.65%) Test Automation
3 212 (23.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 207 (23.39%) System Integration Testing
5 140 (15.82%) Regression Testing
6 124 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (13.22%) Software Engineering
7 117 (13.22%) Test Scripting
8 116 (13.11%) Test Strategy
9 113 (12.77%) Unit Testing
10 112 (12.66%) Scrum
11 109 (12.32%) SDLC
12 104 (11.75%) TDD
13 90 (10.17%) Migration
14 82 (9.27%) BDD
15 71 (8.02%) Performance Testing
16 70 (7.91%) Defect Management
17 67 (7.57%) Functional Testing
18 66 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
19 64 (7.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (27.46%) Java
2 168 (18.98%) SQL
3 97 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 86 (9.72%) C#
5 63 (7.12%) C++
6 41 (4.63%) Python
6 41 (4.63%) T-SQL
7 40 (4.52%) Shell Script
8 34 (3.84%) Perl
9 31 (3.50%) C
10 29 (3.28%) MATLAB
11 24 (2.71%) Ada
11 24 (2.71%) Scala
12 23 (2.60%) Korn
13 20 (2.26%) F#
14 18 (2.03%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.81%) Ada 95
15 16 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.81%) VB
16 15 (1.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 104 (11.75%) Security Cleared
2 78 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 76 (8.59%) ISEB
4 66 (7.46%) Degree
5 61 (6.89%) ISTQB
6 36 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (1.92%) CCNP
7 17 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.58%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.68%) HND
12 5 (0.56%) HNC
12 5 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.23%) IIBA
13 2 (0.23%) PMP
13 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.11%) CBAP
14 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (11.30%) QA
2 11 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.79%) PMO
4 6 (0.68%) Def Stans
4 6 (0.68%) GDPR
4 6 (0.68%) MISRA
4 6 (0.68%) MISRA C
5 5 (0.56%) MiFID
5 5 (0.56%) SLA
6 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.11%) FATCA
8 1 (0.11%) IFRS
8 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.11%) MIL-STD-498
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (4.07%) Docker
2 33 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.37%) vSphere
4 19 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.90%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.23%) HDFS
8 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.11%) RACF
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.26%) vRealize
3 18 (2.03%) Ansible
4 6 (0.68%) SCCM
5 5 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.56%) WSUS
6 3 (0.34%) Netcool
6 3 (0.34%) OpenView
6 3 (0.34%) Puppet
6 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.23%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.23%) SafeCom
7 2 (0.23%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.11%) Control-M
8 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 137 (15.48%) SAP
2 119 (13.45%) Oracle
3 107 (12.09%) Microsoft
4 75 (8.47%) HP
5 40 (4.52%) VMware
6 38 (4.29%) Sybase
7 32 (3.62%) Red Hat
8 29 (3.28%) F5
9 27 (3.05%) IBM
10 21 (2.37%) Cisco
11 13 (1.47%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.24%) Sitecore
14 10 (1.13%) Ariba
14 10 (1.13%) Serena
14 10 (1.13%) TIBCO
15 9 (1.02%) hybris
16 7 (0.79%) Adobe
16 7 (0.79%) NetApp
16 7 (0.79%) Remedy
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Posted: Yesterday
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Belfast, County Antrim
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Croydon, Surrey
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London
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London
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London
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