Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 135 125
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10 -28
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 29 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.28% 0.57% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.65% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 27
Leeds median daily rate £525 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £358 £245 £232
90th Percentile £645 £447 £494
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +61.54% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 1950 2301 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.02% 87.72% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1553 1983
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £266
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.20 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 23 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 22 (75.86%) Java
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) TDD
4 19 (65.52%) SQL
5 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
6 17 (58.62%) BDD
6 17 (58.62%) MongoDB
6 17 (58.62%) Node.js
6 17 (58.62%) NoSQL
7 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
8 14 (48.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
8 14 (48.28%) Kanban
8 14 (48.28%) Scrum
9 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
9 12 (41.38%) MySQL
9 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
9 12 (41.38%) Open Source
9 12 (41.38%) REST
9 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
9 12 (41.38%) Coaching
9 12 (41.38%) Microservices
10 11 (37.93%) SFIA
11 10 (34.48%) Selenium
11 10 (34.48%) JUnit
11 10 (34.48%) Linux
11 10 (34.48%) Jasmine
12 9 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery

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 8 (27.59%) Confluence
2 5 (17.24%) JBoss
2 5 (17.24%) Jetty
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) Tornado
2 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) AMQP
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) MongoDB
1 17 (58.62%) NoSQL
2 14 (48.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (41.38%) MySQL
3 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (17.24%) Couchbase
4 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
4 5 (17.24%) Redis
4 5 (17.24%) Riak
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
2 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
3 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
4 10 (34.48%) Jasmine
4 10 (34.48%) JUnit
4 10 (34.48%) Selenium
5 8 (27.59%) JIRA
6 6 (20.69%) JBehave
6 6 (20.69%) Maven
7 5 (17.24%) FitNesse
7 5 (17.24%) Vagrant
8 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.45%) Gradle
9 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Lead Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Node.js
2 12 (41.38%) REST
3 6 (20.69%) Gherkin
3 6 (20.69%) Spring
4 5 (17.24%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
4 5 (17.24%) Flask
4 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
4 5 (17.24%) JMS
4 5 (17.24%) Kafka
4 5 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) IVR
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) TDD
3 17 (58.62%) BDD
4 14 (48.28%) Kanban
4 14 (48.28%) Scrum
5 12 (41.38%) Coaching
5 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
5 12 (41.38%) Microservices
5 12 (41.38%) Open Source
5 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
6 11 (37.93%) SFIA
7 9 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) DevOps
8 5 (17.24%) DSDM
8 5 (17.24%) RUP
8 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.24%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
1 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.45%) IBM