The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 22 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.53% 3.21% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 3.70% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -5.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -5.80%
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Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 189 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 70.99% 86.70% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 63
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 9
Average hourly rate £29.75 £31.56 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -31.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.12 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.51 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Compatibility Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense