Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Test Engineer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - - 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median daily rate - - -
Gloucestershire median daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - £42.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 137 113 182
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.84% 94.17% 91.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 80
Cheltenham median daily rate £416 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.93% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £257 £115 £274
90th Percentile £576 £475 £550
Gloucestershire median daily rate £390 £398 £400
% change year-on-year -2.01% -0.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 15
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.50 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.50 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.50 £35.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -20.28% -15.88% +4.94%

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Cheltenham

Software Test Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Test Engineer in Cheltenham