Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Compatibility Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Compatibility Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 109 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +111
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Bristol median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
South West median daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Compatibility Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1575 1450 1405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.79% 83.05% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 1050 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Compatibility Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Compatibility Testing in Bristol

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Compatibility Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) WebDriver
2 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 11 (91.67%) SoapUI
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SDLC
2 11 (91.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 10 (83.33%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (83.33%) SAP
3 10 (83.33%) Programme Management
3 10 (83.33%) Electronics
3 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Manufacturing
3 10 (83.33%) Marketing
3 10 (83.33%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (50.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Firebird
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi
5 1 (8.33%) Windows

Compatibility Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) SoapUI
1 11 (91.67%) WebDriver
2 6 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (83.33%) Electronics
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
1 10 (83.33%) Manufacturing
1 10 (83.33%) Marketing
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 12 (100.00%) Tester
2 10 (83.33%) Software QA Tester
2 10 (83.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) BDD
1 11 (91.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 11 (91.67%) SDLC
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (83.33%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (83.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) SAP