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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 690 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.14% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 511 585
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Compatibility Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 June 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 5 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP