The table below looks at the statistics for Test Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Management over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Management
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 19 29
Contract jobs citing Test Management 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 3.09% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.62% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +54.83%

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
34 65 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 70.83% 67.01% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 80
Median daily rate £365 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Test Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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