The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 134 152 148
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.031% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.039% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.37 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -0.32%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2196 2584 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.28% 80.55% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1804 1691
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 109 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £47.50
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Compatibility Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 7 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
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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
Bristol - 6 £325 - 1
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 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 West region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (71.43%) Marketing
3 5 (71.43%) Programme Management
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (71.43%) Electronics
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Tester
2 6 (85.71%) QA Tester
3 5 (71.43%) Software QA Tester
3 5 (71.43%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (71.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
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