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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 96 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 33 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 0.62% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.81% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 27
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £277 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £474 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.69 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.20%
Regression Testing
England

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
1825 1970 2265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.57% 76.53% 78.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1148 1458
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £287 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 192 140
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +48.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 24 £275 -6.77% 6
Essex +7 5 £340 +4.61%
Hertfordshire +1 4 £438 -12.50% 4
Regression Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 28 (46.67%) QA
2 23 (38.33%) Degree
3 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.33%) Finance
5 18 (30.00%) Test Management
6 16 (26.67%) Release Management
7 15 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 14 (23.33%) Selenium
8 14 (23.33%) BDD
9 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
9 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
9 13 (21.67%) Java
9 13 (21.67%) C
10 12 (20.00%) Scrum
10 12 (20.00%) Migration
10 12 (20.00%) TDD
10 12 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (18.33%) Performance Testing
11 11 (18.33%) WebDriver
11 11 (18.33%) Automation Testing
11 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
11 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
12 10 (16.67%) Validation
12 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 9 (15.00%) Appium
13 9 (15.00%) JBehave
13 9 (15.00%) Oracle

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 2 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.67%) PSTN
2 1 (1.67%) RS-232
2 1 (1.67%) Skype
2 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Selenium
2 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
3 11 (18.33%) WebDriver
4 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 9 (15.00%) Appium
5 9 (15.00%) JBehave
6 8 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (10.00%) JMeter
8 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.00%) JIRA
9 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.33%) FitNesse
10 2 (3.33%) Maven
10 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.33%) Mockito
10 2 (3.33%) Moq
10 2 (3.33%) NUnit
10 2 (3.33%) Robot Framework
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Back Office
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Analyst
2 24 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) C Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Embedded C Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Embedded Developer
6 8 (13.33%) HR Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Oracle Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
8 6 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Tester
11 3 (5.00%) IT Manager
11 3 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
11 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (3.33%) CSS3
3 2 (3.33%) HTML5
3 2 (3.33%) jQuery
3 2 (3.33%) JSON
3 2 (3.33%) RESTful
3 2 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.67%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.67%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.67%) RIA
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) AIX
2 6 (10.00%) Solaris
3 5 (8.33%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Test Management
3 16 (26.67%) Release Management
4 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 14 (23.33%) BDD
6 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
6 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (20.00%) Migration
7 12 (20.00%) Scrum
7 12 (20.00%) TDD
7 12 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (18.33%) Automation Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Performance Testing
8 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (16.67%) Validation
10 7 (11.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Defect Management
11 5 (8.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) C
1 13 (21.67%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) ECMAScript
4 2 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (46.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Dell
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.67%) BT
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.67%) Samsung
5 1 (1.67%) webMethods