Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 27 30
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 0.61% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.74% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Cheltenham median daily rate - £525 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.89% -0.29%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £46.20

Unit 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 104 135 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 74.82% 81.82% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 85 79
Cheltenham median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £290 £285 £265
90th Percentile £663 £553 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 12
Cheltenham median hourly rate £39.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.20% +2.35% +8.97%
10th Percentile £14.80 £41.25 £39.20
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.75 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% -29.41% +8.97%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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