The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
Manual Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.17% 63.41% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 63
Median daily rate £388 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.91% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Manual Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Manual Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham