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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 271 243 234
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.033% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.044% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +63.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £375 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £375 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £261 £254
% change year-on-year
+28.22% +2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £30.78
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7728 6791 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.72% 74.36% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 3829 3522
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 260 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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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 31 August 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
Berkshire -2 2 £439 +17.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £330 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Appium
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
1 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Editor
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Producer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe