Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 - 609
Rank change year-on-year - +609 -5
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.023% - 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
London median daily rate £425 - £273
10th Percentile £250 - £218
90th Percentile £475 - £333
England median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £37.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year - -6.02% -0.33%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40944 38874 39353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.93% 86.19% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29776 27868 28102
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 407 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.30 £50.05 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Compatibility Testing in London

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Compatibility Testing in London

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Compatibility Testing in London

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Compatibility Testing in London

Compatibility Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North London - 2 £250 -
West London - 1 £425 -
Compatibility Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Nagios
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Management
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) OpenStack
2 5 (45.45%) Dependency Management
2 5 (45.45%) ArcSight
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (9.09%) NFS

Compatibility Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (45.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Appium
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Unix Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Web Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) webOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Dependency Management
1 5 (45.45%) Investment Management
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) RHCA
2 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) ArcSight
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Perfecto Mobile
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow