Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 147 148
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 33 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.93% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 14
Median daily rate - £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.47% +7.14%
South East median daily rate £391 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -2.92% +7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.10 £13.10 -
South East median hourly rate £13.10 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -70.89% +20.81% -18.79%

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 1,708 3,544 3,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.76% 87.46% 86.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1,722 1,735
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £255 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 102 75
Median hourly rate £20.17 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% +21.21% +6.45%
10th Percentile £16.13 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £62.88 £49.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.25 £24.66
% change year-on-year -17.36% +22.69% +23.28%

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
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 3 June 2020. 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 +17 2 - -
Bracknell +36 1 - -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Mocha
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps

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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (25.00%) SugarCRM
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
1 1 (25.00%) 5G
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Mocha
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Chai
1 1 (25.00%) Enzyme
1 1 (25.00%) Jest
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) ES6
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore