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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 401 404 408
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.035% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.044% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £281 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £281 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
18036 18101 18346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 79.00% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12847 12769 12670
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 229 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.10 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 6 July 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Wealth Management
5 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) ISEB
7 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Management
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) Zephyr
8 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
8 3 (17.65%) System Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Selenium
8 3 (17.65%) CMS
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (11.76%) CSS
9 2 (11.76%) HTML
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) Handset
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (11.76%) Ruby

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Zephyr
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.76%) RSpec
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Capybara
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) Behat
5 1 (5.88%) MSI
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Firebug
5 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) J2ME
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) Handset
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) webOS
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Wealth Management
3 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore