The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £281
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Compatibility Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 326 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.98% 85.56% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 223 282
Median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Median hourly rate £50.78 £50.00 £28.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +78.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire