The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 244 257 236
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.063% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £344 £255 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.80% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £260 £281
% change year-on-year
+17.78% -7.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.81
% change year-on-year
- +21.93%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the South East region.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the South East region.

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Compatibility Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
East Sussex - 1 £363 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) jMock
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Rally