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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Compatibility Testing
England / London
Rank 386 407 401
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.033% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £275 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £166 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £470 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
16068 18118 17440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.42% 84.70% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11613 12937 12441
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 212 200
Median hourly rate £30.43 £22.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.52% +5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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
City of London +7 1 £525 +50.00%
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Firmware
3 4 (44.44%) Code Coverage
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Appium
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) HoloLens
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) RAD
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
5 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) API Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) Case Management

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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Appium
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Ranorex
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Capybara
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JRuby
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) HoloLens
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Video on Demand
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Code Coverage
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) API Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Case Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware