The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 59 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.17% 81.94% 88.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 152
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Automated Testing
Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Verification Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B