The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 105 101
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing Integration Testing 15 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.04% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.84% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Median daily rate £463 £319 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.09% -3.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £284 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £443 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1242 1795 1801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.49% 87.48% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 1234 1288
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 30
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.99 £170.00 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Testing in West Yorkshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Testing in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Testing in West Yorkshire

Integration Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Testing in West Yorkshire

Integration Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leeds +23 14 £463 +32.14% 3
Bradford +7 2 - -
Integration Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Integration Testing.

1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
3 9 (39.13%) QA
3 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 8 (34.78%) Defect Management
5 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
5 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Selenium
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
7 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) HP
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
8 4 (17.39%) SoapUI

Integration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (4.35%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
3 3 (13.04%) JBehave
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Toad
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.35%) MSTest
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Tester
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
5 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) JSTL
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
3 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Defect Management
4 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
5 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
6 6 (26.09%) BDD
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) Open Source
8 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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