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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 67 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.03% 0.23% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.29% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £275 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
747 688 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.93% 78.36% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 391 468
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 10
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +233.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £17.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) ISEB
3 7 (30.43%) JSP
3 7 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Spring
3 7 (30.43%) QA
3 7 (30.43%) Spring MVC
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) Web Design
3 7 (30.43%) hybris
3 7 (30.43%) CSS3
3 7 (30.43%) Build Automation
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) MooTools
3 7 (30.43%) Apache Solr
4 6 (26.09%) Test Management
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (30.43%) Apache Solr
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) DVB
1 4 (17.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) UI Programmer
2 7 (30.43%) UI Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) JSP
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 7 (30.43%) Spring MVC
2 7 (30.43%) CSS3
2 7 (30.43%) jQuery
2 7 (30.43%) MooTools
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Video on Demand
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 4 (17.39%) MPEG
2 4 (17.39%) IPTV
2 4 (17.39%) STB
3 2 (8.70%) iSeries
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) Web Design
3 7 (30.43%) Build Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Test Management
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) System Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) C
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 4 (17.39%) Tcl
4 1 (4.35%) VB6
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) ISEB
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) hybris
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) HP