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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 136 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.070% - 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% - 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £260 £281
% change year-on-year
+20.19% -7.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £34.06
% change year-on-year
- +17.45%
Compatibility Testing
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
2297 2049 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.26% 80.35% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1387 1012
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification