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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 68 - -
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
Median daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £308
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +19.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
615 623 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.39% 76.25% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 426 288
Median daily rate £375 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Compatibility Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for 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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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