Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 173
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - - 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median daily rate - - £439
South East median daily rate £375 £347 £439
% change year-on-year +8.15% -20.97% +25.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £37.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year - -6.02% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,405 3,290 3,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.03% 81.90% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,779 1,737 2,145
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 120 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -34.26% +34.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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