The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 months to 30 March 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.03% 0.71% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 0.90% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £200 £343 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.60% +14.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.55% +9.14%  

Integration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 229 221 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 77.63% 78.09% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 130 132
Median daily rate £340 £289 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.74% -11.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +134.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Integration Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Leicestershire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Leicestershire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SDET
6 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) SCADA
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Blockchain
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Quality Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP