The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank - 134 -
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.033% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £281 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2844 2249 1784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.51% 73.21% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1194 875
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.23 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Compatibility Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Compatibility Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Compatibility Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) AppSense
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday