The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 427 432 425
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.021% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £458 £270 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.44% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £314 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £281
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Compatibility Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18903 19289 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.35% 81.64% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13664 13797 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 232 231
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £72.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Compatibility Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the London region.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the London region.

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Compatibility Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London - 4 £350 -
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England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility 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 London region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (33.33%) RHCA
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) RHCE
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) Open Source
3 7 (33.33%) Puppet
3 7 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) NetApp
4 6 (28.57%) Nagios
4 6 (28.57%) LDAP
4 6 (28.57%) NFS
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Workflow
5 5 (23.81%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Finance

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (28.57%) LDAP
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 3 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) CSS3
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (4.76%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Animation
1 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 7 (33.33%) Open Source
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) RHCA
1 7 (33.33%) RHCE
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) NFS
1 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) HP
1 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
2 6 (28.57%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle