Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 17 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate - - -
North West median daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1128 1283 1755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.99% 86.40% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 917 1152
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +8.39%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £275
90th Percentile £623 £613 £599
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 59
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.42 £19.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.59% +12.24% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.87
90th Percentile £34.80 £38.93 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Compatibility Testing in Cheshire

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Compatibility Testing in Cheshire

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Compatibility Testing in Cheshire