Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 20 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.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 33
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 6.44% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.73% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Cheltenham median daily rate - £330 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.29% -11.33%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £413 £399
% change year-on-year -27.27% +3.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

Test Scripting 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 113 194 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 77.40% 83.26% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 108 123
Cheltenham median daily rate £410 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.61% -5.63% +4.23%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £267
90th Percentile £663 £563 £503
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 6
Cheltenham median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £15.15 £37.75 £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% +15.28%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Cheltenham

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Cheltenham