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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 388 393 396
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 14 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.053% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.067% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
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£313 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
17230 17814 17352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.57% 78.18% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12157 12792 11934
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 230 270
Average hourly rate £21.30 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 29 May 2015. 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 +14 1 £313 -16.66%
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 6 (27.27%) QA
4 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Wealth Management
4 6 (27.27%) Investment Management
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
5 5 (22.73%) ISEB
5 5 (22.73%) Selenium
5 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) CMS
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (18.18%) Zephyr
6 4 (18.18%) Test Management
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Android
7 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
7 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
7 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Zephyr
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Firebug
3 3 (13.64%) Fiddler
3 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Capybara
4 2 (9.09%) RSpec
4 2 (9.09%) JBehave
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) YouTrack
5 1 (4.55%) Behat
5 1 (4.55%) MSI
5 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Packager
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Ajax
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.55%) J2ME
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Handset
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) webOS
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Wealth Management
3 6 (27.27%) Investment Management
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Test Management
4 4 (18.18%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) OOP
5 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica