Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Testing
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 30 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.68% 2.94% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 3.55% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Cheltenham median daily rate - £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +51.72% -18.99%
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £297 £363
% change year-on-year - -18.07% -16.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 111 197 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 76.03% 82.77% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 107 113
Cheltenham median daily rate £410 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +1.59%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £267
90th Percentile £663 £563 £503
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 6
Cheltenham median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £15.15 £38.63 £40.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% -8.43% +12.16%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Cheltenham

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Testing in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Cheltenham

Software Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Avionics

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) System Verification Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Verification Engineer