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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 94 98
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 1.18% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.47% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
Median daily rate £340 £360 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.69% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +10.00%  

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 1497 1907 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.45% 80.13% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1051 940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 June 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 £421 +10.72% 3
Bracknell +8 2 £405 +20.00% 1
Slough +2 1 £313 -10.71%
Maidenhead - 1 £313 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) Behat
5 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) API Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Ticket Management

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 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) GoToWebinar
2 1 (8.33%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DVB
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (16.67%) Protractor
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Behat
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) EDI
4 1 (8.33%) OAuth
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital TV
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) IPTV
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) MPEG
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (8.33%) STB
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Debian
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 2 (16.67%) API Testing
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Ticket Management
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Marketo
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle