Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 24 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.47% 1.16% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.52% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Liverpool median daily rate £450 £300 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +179.07% -65.32%
Merseyside median daily rate £450 £275 £108
% change year-on-year +63.64% +155.81% -65.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 338 328 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 83.05% 75.93% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 218 276
Liverpool median daily rate £395 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £247 £186
90th Percentile £538 £522 £551
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £22.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +30.54% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.04 £10.70 £11.20
90th Percentile £19.31 £32.06 £97.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Integration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Testing in Liverpool

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Russian Language
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP