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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +51.51%
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
83 67 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 78.30% 69.79% 83.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 76
Median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £26.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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