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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Testing
Rank 68 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 0.67% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.83% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £226 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
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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
793 721 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.59% 79.93% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 391 490
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £29.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

Integration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Integration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (31.82%) MooTools
3 7 (31.82%) Apache Solr
3 7 (31.82%) hybris
3 7 (31.82%) CSS3
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (31.82%) Build Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) JSP
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 7 (31.82%) Web Design
3 7 (31.82%) Spring
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) QA
3 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) ISEB
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Management
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Integration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (31.82%) Apache Solr
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 4 (18.18%) DVB
1 4 (18.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) UI Developer
2 7 (31.82%) UI Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) JSP
2 7 (31.82%) Spring
2 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
2 7 (31.82%) MooTools
2 7 (31.82%) CSS3
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Video on Demand
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 4 (18.18%) MPEG
2 4 (18.18%) STB
2 4 (18.18%) IPTV
3 2 (9.09%) AS400
3 2 (9.09%) iSeries
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Web Design
2 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (31.82%) Build Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) C
3 4 (18.18%) Tcl
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) VB6
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) hybris
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) Capita
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase