The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £275 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.36% -19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -
Compatibility Testing
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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 Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 469 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.56% 70.74% 68.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 315 245
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £47.25 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%