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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank - 125 126
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.15% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £260 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £260 £281
% change year-on-year
+17.78% -7.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.81
% change year-on-year
- +21.93%
Compatibility Testing
South East

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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL