The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 19 28
Contract jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 2.11% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.20% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £60.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44 91 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.67% 95.79% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 90
Median daily rate £370 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £109 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham