Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 140 162
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 +13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 14 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.34% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.83% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 13
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% -14.21% +35.92%
10th Percentile £305 £254 £240
90th Percentile £336 £438 £359
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +3.85% -5.80% +18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £40.94 £39.69
% change year-on-year +16.04% +3.15% +3.75%

Regression 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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3441 3497 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.58% 81.34% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1882 2144
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.75 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 8 £310 +12.73%
Bracknell +5 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 7 (50.00%) Node.js
2 7 (50.00%) Docker
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) nginx
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) SQL

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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (14.29%) Serverless
2 1 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) Node.js
1 7 (50.00%) RESTful
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) Ajax
3 4 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) Java EE
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) React
4 2 (14.29%) Servlets
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Ariba
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle