Period
to 22 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 143 146
Rank change year-on-year +60 +3 +18
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 6 17 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.48% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.60% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 19
Median daily rate £405 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -11.76% +37.10%
10th Percentile £311 £200 £303
90th Percentile £435 £500 £470
South East median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £13.10 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.34% -
South East median hourly rate - £47.97 £13.10
% change year-on-year - +266.18% -70.89%

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 1,104 2,834 3,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.76% 85.54% 86.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 1,492 1,748
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £255 £220 £250
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 103 86
Median hourly rate £27.00 £23.19 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.43% +15.95% +37.93%
10th Percentile £14.69 £13.35 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.92 £82.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +31.11% -10.00% +19.05%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire.

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 January 2021. 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
Newbury - 3 £364 - 2
Bracknell +12 2 - -
Reading +45 1 £450 +23.29% 3
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (33.33%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) WebLOAD
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) NeoLoad
1 2 (33.33%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (33.33%) WebLOAD
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk