Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.09% 0.68% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.83% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Cheltenham median daily rate £384 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -11.76% -2.58%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £333
90th Percentile £433 £388 £518
Gloucestershire median daily rate £384 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +9.64% -17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £49.50 - -

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 157 121 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 85.33% 82.88% 85.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 115
Cheltenham median daily rate £421 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.01% +2.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £249 £223 £278
90th Percentile £531 £663 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £395 £390
% change year-on-year +10.76% +1.28% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 17
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £40.50 £15.25 £37.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.25 £46.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -14.47% -8.43%

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 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL