Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 139 153
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 35 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.90% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.77% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 9
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £201 £263 £305
90th Percentile £535 £438 £384
South East median daily rate £400 £398 £338
% change year-on-year +0.63% +17.78% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £62.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £58.75 £13.56 £47.50
% change year-on-year +333.42% -71.46% +28.38%

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 3,380 3,364 3,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 87.18% 85.73% 84.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,668 1,665 1,741
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.60% +2.21% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 77 109
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% +25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.55 £39.55
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% +21.35% -1.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 2019. 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
Bracknell +13 8 £200 - 1
Reading -5 7 £319 +2.00% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £513 -
Slough +1 1 £375 +10.29%
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 17 (48.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (20.00%) Change Management
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
5 6 (17.14%) GxP
5 6 (17.14%) ISEB
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
5 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) TrackWise
5 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
5 6 (17.14%) PMO
6 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Life Science
6 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) TrackWise
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.86%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.86%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) AWS
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.86%) Serverless
1 1 (2.86%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Intranet
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) Appium
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) TestRail
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Automotive
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Junior
5 4 (11.43%) Telecoms Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Manual Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Test Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Manual Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Behat
1 1 (2.86%) Kafka
1 1 (2.86%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Life Science
2 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
5 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
7 3 (8.57%) CAD
7 3 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.57%) System Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Use Case
8 2 (5.71%) API Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Defect Management
8 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.71%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) GxP
1 6 (17.14%) PMO
2 4 (11.43%) QA
3 3 (8.57%) SLA
4 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.86%) Workday