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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 19 17
Contract jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.86% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.27% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £380 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.78 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.83%
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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 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 72.92% 68.10% 56.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 31
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +213.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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