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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Compatibility Testing
England / South East
Rank 236 259 262
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.034% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.042% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £363 £325 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £315 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £355 £259
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6221 7126 7695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.84% 81.23% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3682 4405 4208
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 270 256
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
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 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 23 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
Hampshire - 4 £363 - 1
West Sussex -7 1 - -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
1 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) JMeter
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
5 4 (28.57%) SCOM
5 4 (28.57%) MSI
5 4 (28.57%) AdminStudio
5 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Thin Client

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 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) JMeter
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) AdminStudio
2 4 (28.57%) MSI
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) Burp Suite
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Gradle
3 3 (21.43%) Hudson
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) jMock
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Applications Packager
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Packager
4 1 (7.14%) MSI Packager
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 3 (21.43%) Java EE
3 3 (21.43%) JMS
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) BYOD
2 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
2 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
3 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
1 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) BDD
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 6 (42.86%) User Stories
2 4 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (21.43%) WAI
2 3 (21.43%) WCAG
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
2 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) AppDNA
2 4 (28.57%) EdgeSight
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
3 3 (21.43%) CA Agile Central