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 3 months to 25 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.60% - 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Median daily rate £338 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 690 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.14% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 511 585
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) vRealize
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008

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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) PuTTY
1 2 (18.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Ant
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
4 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 2 (18.18%) TestNG
4 2 (18.18%) Toad
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Support
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) API Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) CCAB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vRealize
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SAP