The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 125 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £275 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.36% -29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.81 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+20.40% -2.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1827 1823 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.97% 70.74% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Compatibility Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (66.67%) Appcelerator
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Appcelerator