The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.33
Compatibility Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
933 857 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.51% 84.35% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 539 304
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.84 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the Cheshire region.

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire