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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +44.44%

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
35 70 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 62.50% 70.00% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 79
Median daily rate £410 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £42.50 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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