The first table below looks at the demand for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£308 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
388 141 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.67% 65.58% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 73 127
Average daily rate £413 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -59.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.70 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Compatibility Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Compatibility Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Compatibility Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8