Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 98 144
Rank change year-on-year -9 +46 -23
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 38 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.54% 1.36% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.53% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 10
Leeds median daily rate £400 £473 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.34% +32.17% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £347 £251
90th Percentile £536 £645 £455
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £473 £325
% change year-on-year -10.05% +45.38% -2.99%
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 2,230 1,893 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.14% 88.79% 90.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,558 1,327 1,889
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.35 £41.45 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +22.89% +3.70% -12.08%

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 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (50.00%) JIRA
2 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (47.37%) Java
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
5 15 (39.47%) TDD
5 15 (39.47%) BDD
5 15 (39.47%) NoSQL
6 14 (36.84%) Confluence
7 13 (34.21%) Open Source
7 13 (34.21%) REST
7 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
7 13 (34.21%) Linux
7 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
7 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
7 13 (34.21%) Microservices
7 13 (34.21%) SFIA
8 12 (31.58%) Slack
8 12 (31.58%) C#
8 12 (31.58%) MySQL
8 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (31.58%) Node.js
8 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
9 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (28.95%) .NET
10 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
10 10 (26.32%) Jasmine
10 10 (26.32%) Selenium

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 14 (36.84%) Confluence
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Slack
2 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) NoSQL
2 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 12 (31.58%) MySQL
2 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (23.68%) Big Data
4 8 (21.05%) Apache Hive
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (10.53%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (10.53%) Pentaho
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) JIRA
2 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 10 (26.32%) Jasmine
3 10 (26.32%) Selenium
4 8 (21.05%) Artifactory
4 8 (21.05%) JUnit
5 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
7 3 (7.89%) JMeter
8 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.63%) JBehave
8 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) ETL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Pentaho Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) REST
2 12 (31.58%) Node.js
3 11 (28.95%) .NET
4 8 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (21.05%) Kafka
4 8 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 8 (21.05%) Spring Batch
4 8 (21.05%) Spring Boot
4 8 (21.05%) Spring Security
5 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 3 (7.89%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
5 3 (7.89%) PySpark
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (39.47%) BDD
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
4 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
4 13 (34.21%) Microservices
4 13 (34.21%) Open Source
4 13 (34.21%) SFIA
5 10 (26.32%) Coaching
6 9 (23.68%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (21.05%) Kanban
8 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
9 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Analytics
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) GDPR
2 3 (7.89%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Terraform
2 8 (21.05%) Grafana
2 8 (21.05%) Graylog
2 8 (21.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.89%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.63%) Informatica
3 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow