Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 21 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median daily rate - - -
Cheshire median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £35.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 227 308 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 86.31% 80.63% 87.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 258 230
Chester median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £255 £252 £296
90th Percentile £488 £488 £519
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £422 £400
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 27
Chester median hourly rate £15.75 £20.89 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.61% -24.04% -21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.54 £14.60
90th Percentile £36.80 £35.75 £51.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +69.01% +1.43% -36.36%

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Compatibility Testing in Chester

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Compatibility Testing in Chester