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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank - 136 146
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.066% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.085% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Compatibility Testing
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2325 2344 2379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.93% 79.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1576 1586
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 100 121
Median hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat