Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 104 141
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37 -7
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 26 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.09% 1.23% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.40% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 9
Leeds median daily rate £390 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +40.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £310 £357 £245
90th Percentile £475 £645 £434
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £525 £325
% change year-on-year -23.81% +61.54% -
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 2,127 1,931 2,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.03% 88.09% 89.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,488 1,364 1,675
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £296
90th Percentile £575 £545 £564
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -2.16%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.98 £28.97 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%

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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) JIRA
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 10 (38.46%) Selenium
4 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 9 (34.62%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) BDD
6 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
7 6 (23.08%) Confluence
7 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
7 6 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Terraform
8 5 (19.23%) Grafana
8 5 (19.23%) Spring Boot
8 5 (19.23%) SFIA
8 5 (19.23%) Slack
8 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
8 5 (19.23%) Graylog
8 5 (19.23%) Open Source
8 5 (19.23%) Puppet
8 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
8 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
8 5 (19.23%) Jasmine
8 5 (19.23%) Big Data
8 5 (19.23%) Kafka

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 6 (23.08%) Confluence
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Slack
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JIRA
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
5 5 (19.23%) Jasmine
5 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
6 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.54%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.85%) JBehave
7 1 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (19.23%) Kafka
2 5 (19.23%) Node.js
2 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (19.23%) Spring
2 5 (19.23%) Spring Batch
2 5 (19.23%) Spring Boot
2 5 (19.23%) Spring Security
3 3 (11.54%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) OAuth
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Open Source
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) SFIA
8 4 (15.38%) SDET
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) Information Governance
9 3 (11.54%) Microservices
9 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) GDPR
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Grafana
2 5 (19.23%) Graylog
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Micro Focus
1 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) SAP