The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / East of England
Rank 95 102 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 25 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 1.10% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.38% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 37
Median daily rate £275 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1678 1879 1973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.29% 79.38% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1145 1198
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 153 143
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £56.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the East of England region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the East of England region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £275 -25.42% 4
Hertfordshire +1 7 £291 - 3
Suffolk -3 2 £538 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression 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 East of England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 27 (48.21%) QA
2 23 (41.07%) Degree
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.93%) Selenium
5 18 (32.14%) Java
5 18 (32.14%) Cucumber
6 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
6 17 (30.36%) WebDriver
6 17 (30.36%) Automation Testing
6 17 (30.36%) C
7 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
8 15 (26.79%) Embedded C
8 15 (26.79%) JBehave
9 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 14 (25.00%) TDD
10 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
10 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 13 (23.21%) BDD
11 12 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
13 10 (17.86%) Test Management
13 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.86%) Appium
14 9 (16.07%) Performance Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Scrum
15 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (14.29%) Back Office
15 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
15 8 (14.29%) Gherkin

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (8.93%) Confluence
1 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) RS-232
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Electronic Patient Records
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Selenium
2 18 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 17 (30.36%) WebDriver
4 15 (26.79%) JBehave
5 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (17.86%) Appium
7 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
8 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
9 6 (10.71%) JIRA
9 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
9 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
10 5 (8.93%) JMeter
10 5 (8.93%) JUnit
10 5 (8.93%) Maven
11 4 (7.14%) Mockito
11 4 (7.14%) Moq
12 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
12 2 (3.57%) NUnit
12 2 (3.57%) Robot Framework
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Back Office
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 19 (33.93%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Tester
4 9 (16.07%) C Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Embedded C Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Embedded Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.71%) Embedded C Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 4 (7.14%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.71%) Spring
3 5 (8.93%) RESTful
4 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.79%) Ajax
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) AIX
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Automation Testing
2 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
3 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.00%) TDD
5 13 (23.21%) BDD
5 13 (23.21%) Test Scripting
6 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
7 10 (17.86%) Test Management
8 9 (16.07%) Performance Testing
8 9 (16.07%) Scrum
9 8 (14.29%) ATDD
9 8 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Open Source
9 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (12.50%) Release Management
10 7 (12.50%) Validation
11 6 (10.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) C
3 15 (26.79%) Embedded C
4 4 (7.14%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (48.21%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) HL7
2 3 (5.36%) SDET
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.36%) Dell
4 1 (1.79%) BT
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.79%) Samsung
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) webMethods