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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
265 320 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.86% 84.66% 80.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 230 205
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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