The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.085% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£273 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £254 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.95% -26.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.78 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +25.62%
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England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1771 1663 1983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.95% 74.64% 73.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 909 1063
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 52
Average hourly rate £15.39 £38.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.03% +123.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Compatibility Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Compatibility Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Compatibility Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
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England

Compatibility Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Novell
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Novell
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee