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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.51% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  

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 211 182 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.62% 70.27% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 119 126
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.76 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.10 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 3 £400 -
Integration Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (30.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDET
5 1 (10.00%) Order to Cash
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Quality Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP WM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDET
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Order to Cash
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (20.00%) SAP