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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 231 272 263
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -9
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.021% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.026% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £288 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.37 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.37 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -0.32%
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6197 7568 7549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.98% 79.76% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3672 4467 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 311 285
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxfordshire - 4 £375 -
West Sussex - 3 - -
East Sussex - 1 £344 -
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England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
1 11 (57.89%) Regression Testing
1 11 (57.89%) JIRA
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 10 (52.63%) Spring
2 10 (52.63%) JMeter
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (47.37%) User Stories
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Performance Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (42.11%) QA
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
5 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
5 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
5 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
5 7 (36.84%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Java EE
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Maven

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (31.58%) Confluence
1 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) JIRA
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
2 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 10 (52.63%) JMeter
3 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
3 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
4 6 (31.58%) Ant
4 6 (31.58%) Gradle
4 6 (31.58%) Hudson
4 6 (31.58%) jMock
4 6 (31.58%) JUnit
4 6 (31.58%) Maven
5 3 (15.79%) Burp Suite
5 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Test Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 10 (52.63%) Spring
3 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
4 6 (31.58%) Ajax
4 6 (31.58%) Java EE
4 6 (31.58%) JMS
4 6 (31.58%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (21.05%) BYOD
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Regression Testing
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) Performance Testing
3 9 (47.37%) User Stories
4 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
5 7 (36.84%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
8 4 (21.05%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (21.05%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Groovy
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) WAI
2 3 (15.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (21.05%) vSphere
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
1 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) AppDNA
1 4 (21.05%) EdgeSight
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
1 6 (31.58%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft