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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.33
Compatibility Testing
West Midlands

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
609 602 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.40% 74.50% 67.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 406 246
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -43.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.20 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Compatibility Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification