The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Strategy over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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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
105 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.55% 56.14% 64.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 24 31
Average daily rate £448 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Test Strategy
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Test Strategy Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham