Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 January 2019 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 102 130
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28 -6
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 27 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.16% 1.41% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.64% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 8
Leeds median daily rate £338 £525 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +37.70% +7.02%
10th Percentile £310 £369 £221
90th Percentile £438 £645 £455
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £525 £381
% change year-on-year -28.57% +37.70% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,048 1,886 2,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.20% 85.77% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,412 1,320 1,382
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £266 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 39
Leeds median hourly rate £20.24 £23.13 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +71.30% -11.48%
10th Percentile £10.95 £14.40 £10.65
90th Percentile £28.60 £40.00 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Leeds

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Leeds

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Integration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
3 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) JIRA
5 6 (22.22%) User Experience
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) Firewall
7 4 (14.81%) ITSM
7 4 (14.81%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (14.81%) Android
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Xamarin
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
7 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.11%) Autofac
8 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) OneDrive
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) BGP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) NX-OS
2 2 (7.41%) OSPF
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) VPLS
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) DTS
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) OLTP
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) Autofac
2 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.70%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) MDX
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Batch
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
3 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) ITSM
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
7 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) OOP
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Java 8
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) CCIE
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Terraform
2 1 (3.70%) Grafana
2 1 (3.70%) Graylog
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) Xamarin
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) SAP