Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 139 114
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 -13
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 13 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.65% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.77% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 18
Manchester median daily rate £605 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.71% -4.11% +17.74%
10th Percentile £372 £298 £244
90th Percentile £622 £421 £511
North West median daily rate £500 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £25.00
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -3.41% +30.37% -10.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2383 2969 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.16% 83.89% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1888 1815
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 54 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.13 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% -22.44% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.32 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%

Integration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 - -
Bolton -1 1 - -
Integration Testing
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) Open Source
3 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
3 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
3 7 (53.85%) Node.js
3 7 (53.85%) REST
3 7 (53.85%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (53.85%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Pega
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) Case Management
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) JUnit
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching

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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Infor M3
2 1 (7.69%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Slack
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
1 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Node.js
1 7 (53.85%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Case Management
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) SFIA
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Pega
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Infor
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Serena