The first table below looks at the demand for Test Management 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 Test Management over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Management
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Management 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.64% - 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£355 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.03% 53.01% 66.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 35
Average daily rate £400 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £14.38 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -61.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.01 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.38 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Test Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Test Management 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 Test Management.

1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner

Test Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Test Management 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 Test Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 23 days ago