The first table below looks at the demand for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 394 396 397
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.033% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.043% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £150 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £420 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17871 18539 19491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.96% 76.45% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 12880 12937
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 264 370
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 1 £250 -37.50%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Compatibility Testing.

1 7 (43.75%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Capybara
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
5 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
5 3 (18.75%) SCCM
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) RSpec
5 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 3 (18.75%) Calabash
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) GitHub
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Compatibility Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
1 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
1 1 (6.25%) CorelDRAW
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 5 (31.25%) Capybara
2 3 (18.75%) Calabash
2 3 (18.75%) RSpec
2 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) WATIR
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.25%) MSI
4 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
4 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) AppDNA
2 1 (6.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Google
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