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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £271 £255
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £96.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-77.51% +197.69%
Manual Testing
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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
89 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 76.07% 85.42% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 13
Average daily rate £405 £438 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -39.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Manual Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Manual Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Manual 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 Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago