The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 88 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.73% 0.78% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.94% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £370 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £354 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1097 1491 1168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.25% 82.70% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 896 690
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 33
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% +0.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £23.00
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in Manchester

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in Manchester

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Testing in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in Manchester

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stockport - 3 - -
Bolton -2 1 - -
Integration Testing
North West

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

1 8 (38.10%) SAP
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (33.33%) SAPUI5
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Workflow
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) MySQL
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) JUnit
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Pega
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (19.05%) Node.js
5 4 (19.05%) REST
5 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
5 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (19.05%) Defect Management

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (4.76%) CICS
1 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) LabWindows
2 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Broadband
1 1 (4.76%) DOCSIS
1 1 (4.76%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL Workbench
4 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) ERwin
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) SAP Developer
2 6 (28.57%) SAPUI5 Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) SAPUI5
2 4 (19.05%) Node.js
2 4 (19.05%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.76%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Life Science
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Workflow
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Case Management
4 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
4 4 (19.05%) Kanban
4 4 (19.05%) Microservices
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) ABAP
4 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) COBOL
4 1 (4.76%) JCL
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Pega
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Serena