Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 55 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.79% 1.52% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.86% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Lancashire median daily rate £640 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.67% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £635 £311 £302
90th Percentile £645 £400 £393
North West median daily rate £550 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +46.67% +7.14% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +29.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £31.25 £44.00 £31.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £36.80
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -3.41% +30.37% -10.00%

Integration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 370 539 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.59% 81.79% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 358 516
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -12.08% +16.75%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £279
90th Percentile £604 £556 £645
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +37.91%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.77 £16.74
90th Percentile £65.89 £63.77 £49.07
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Lancashire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Lancashire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Lancashire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Integration Testing in Lancashire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Preston - 5 - -
Blackpool +11 3 £640 +76.55%
Integration Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) HOOD
3 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Ada
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Rational Statemate
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (37.50%) Rational Statemate
General
1 1 (12.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) DOORS Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) HOOD
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Ada
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat