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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank - 81 -
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.087% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.35% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.37 -
% change year-on-year
-6.01% -
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
680 974 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.43% 84.62% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 677 327
Median daily rate £413 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 45
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Compatibility Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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