The table below looks at the statistics for Integration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Integration Testing over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 70 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.64% 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.71% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £328 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £485 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
836 705 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.42% 78.68% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 409 450
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Integration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Integration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Integration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Integration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing.

1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (33.33%) MooTools
3 7 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 7 (33.33%) hybris
3 7 (33.33%) CSS3
3 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (33.33%) ISEB
3 7 (33.33%) JSP
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Spring
3 7 (33.33%) QA
3 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) Web Design
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) Test Management
5 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Degree

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Integration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 3 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (19.05%) DVB
1 4 (19.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 7 (33.33%) UI Programmer
3 5 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) JSP
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 7 (33.33%) jQuery
2 7 (33.33%) MooTools
2 7 (33.33%) CSS3
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Video on Demand
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 4 (19.05%) MPEG
2 4 (19.05%) STB
2 4 (19.05%) IPTV
3 2 (9.52%) AS400
3 2 (9.52%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
1 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Web Design
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) C
3 4 (19.05%) Tcl
3 4 (19.05%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) hybris
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Capita
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) HP