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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - - 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £343
% change year-on-year +4.66% +9.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.89% +16.00%  

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 35 50 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 68.63% 64.10% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 63
Median daily rate £365 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

Unit Testing
Top Related 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%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SAP