Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 101 83
Rank change year-on-year -11 -18 +21
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 10 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.51% 0.63% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.76% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 16
Bristol median daily rate £278 £320 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.28% +4.92% -7.58%
10th Percentile £261 £269 £271
90th Percentile £355 £400 £375
South West median daily rate £319 £325 £338
% change year-on-year -1.92% -3.70% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £42.50 -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1563 1443 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.70% 82.98% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1045 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Bristol

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Bristol

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (10.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Codeception
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) TestNG
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) F#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 15288
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
1 1 (10.00%) logstash
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware