Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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.

Unit Testing
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 37 30
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.70% 0.42% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.51% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +13.51% -2.63%
10th Percentile £363 £513 £383
90th Percentile £388 £538 £481
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £450 £456
% change year-on-year -22.22% -1.37% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 110 196 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 76.92% 82.01% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 107 112
Cheltenham median daily rate £418 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.87% -5.00% +1.59%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £266
90th Percentile £663 £563 £503
Gloucestershire median daily rate £401 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.88% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £15.20 £41.25 £40.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -17.11% -9.52% +16.67%

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL