Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 222 243
Contract jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.017% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median daily rate - £325 -
England median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate - £37.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year - -6.02% +0.95%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4593 5726 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.84% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3694 4234
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 166 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.13 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Compatibility Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Compatibility Testing in the North West

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Compatibility Testing in the North West

Compatibility Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Compatibility Testing in the North West