The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Unit Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 24 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.25% 0.81% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.08% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £265 £325 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.46% -29.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year +0.88% +13.63%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 59 93 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 73.75% 75.61% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 89
Median daily rate £410 £400 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -10.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.82% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Cheltenham

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit 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 Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Unit 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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