The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Regression Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 28 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.

Regression Testing
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 112 120
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 6 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.45% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Median daily rate £475 £410 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +16.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -15.55% +25.00%  

Regression 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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Reading +18 2 £475 +11.76% 6
Newbury -1 1 - -
Slough - 1 £475 -
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 5 (35.71%) Test Management
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) LTE
4 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) STB
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) EDI
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 2 (14.29%) Capybara
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Hudson
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (14.29%) TestLink
4 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) Robot Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) EDI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) EDI
2 1 (7.14%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) STB
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Digital TV
2 1 (7.14%) IPTV
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Management
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Marketo
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Progress
Reading, Berkshire
Leysen Associates
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