Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Compatibility Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Compatibility Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 - 188
Rank change year-on-year - +188 -12
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.026% - 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% - 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Berkshire median daily rate £313 - £500
South East median daily rate £475 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +35.71% +6.06% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Compatibility Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3081 3942 4215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.93% 80.53% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 2101 2214
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +2.67%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 120 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.61% -31.11% +31.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £13.03
90th Percentile £38.78 £43.28 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Compatibility Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Compatibility Testing in Berkshire

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Compatibility Testing in Berkshire

Compatibility Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 1 £313 -
Slough - 1 £313 -
Compatibility Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Compatibility Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA