The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Compatibility Testing
UK
Rank 564 600 598
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -2
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 22 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.042% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.051% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 14
Median daily rate £325 £313 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £433 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.37%
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36679 42732 41310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.31% 82.43% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24330 27936 26209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1157 1103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +42.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £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

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England +56 22 £325 +1.96% 6
London +21 9 £275 -21.42%
Bristol +17 6 £325 +16.07% 1
South West +11 6 £325 +16.07% 1
South East +21 5 £363 +11.53% 1
Hampshire - 4 £363 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £363 - 1
Yorkshire +20 1 £363 - 3
City of London +7 1 £525 +50.00%
West Sussex -6 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £363 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £363 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 28 (65.12%) QA
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) BDD
4 21 (48.84%) Selenium
5 20 (46.51%) Cucumber
6 15 (34.88%) Test Scripting
7 14 (32.56%) Finance
8 13 (30.23%) Java
9 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
9 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
9 12 (27.91%) WebDriver
9 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
9 12 (27.91%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 11 (25.58%) SoapUI
10 11 (25.58%) User Stories
10 11 (25.58%) SDLC
10 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
10 11 (25.58%) Manufacturing
10 11 (25.58%) C#
10 11 (25.58%) .NET
10 11 (25.58%) Web Services
11 10 (23.26%) SAP
11 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (23.26%) JMeter
11 10 (23.26%) Electronics
11 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
11 10 (23.26%) TDD
11 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
11 10 (23.26%) Digital Marketing

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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 (9.30%) Confluence
1 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DHCP
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
1 4 (9.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Selenium
2 20 (46.51%) Cucumber
3 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
3 12 (27.91%) WebDriver
4 11 (25.58%) SoapUI
5 10 (23.26%) JMeter
6 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
7 7 (16.28%) Burp Suite
8 6 (13.95%) JIRA
9 4 (9.30%) AdminStudio
9 4 (9.30%) Hudson
9 4 (9.30%) JUnit
9 4 (9.30%) MSI
10 3 (6.98%) Ant
10 3 (6.98%) Gradle
10 3 (6.98%) jMock
10 3 (6.98%) Maven
10 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
11 2 (4.65%) Appium
11 2 (4.65%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Manufacturing
3 10 (23.26%) Electronics
3 10 (23.26%) Marketing
3 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Tester
2 12 (27.91%) QA Tester
3 11 (25.58%) Software Tester
4 10 (23.26%) Software QA Tester
5 9 (20.93%) Analyst
5 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Packager
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
1 11 (25.58%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) Spring
3 9 (20.93%) SOAP
4 5 (11.63%) REST
5 3 (6.98%) Ajax
5 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.98%) Java EE
5 3 (6.98%) JMS
5 3 (6.98%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (4.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.33%) Apache CXF
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) HTML
7 1 (2.33%) JRuby
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) Node.js
7 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) BYOD
2 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) HoloLens
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
2 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) BDD
3 15 (34.88%) Test Scripting
4 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.91%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
5 11 (25.58%) SDLC
5 11 (25.58%) User Stories
6 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (23.26%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.28%) Functional Testing
8 7 (16.28%) OWASP
8 7 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) Groovy
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (65.12%) QA
2 7 (16.28%) WAI
2 7 (16.28%) WCAG
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Firmware
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
2 4 (9.30%) XenApp
2 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) AppDNA
2 4 (9.30%) EdgeSight
2 4 (9.30%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) SAP
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.98%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
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