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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank - 432 442
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.013% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.016% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £273 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.37 -
% change year-on-year
-6.01% -
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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
1 7 (46.67%) RHCE
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
1 7 (46.67%) RHCA
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
1 7 (46.67%) OpenStack
1 7 (46.67%) Dependency Management
2 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Nagios
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
2 6 (40.00%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) NFS
2 6 (40.00%) LDAP
2 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) 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 (46.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (40.00%) LDAP
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) CSS3
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
1 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Dependency Management
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) RHCA
1 7 (46.67%) RHCE
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) NFS
1 6 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
2 6 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (40.00%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix