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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 67 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 0.55% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.67% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +10.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -15.55% +25.00%  

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 644 750 662
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.31% 82.15% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 538 477
Median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Bristol

Regression Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
1 1 (12.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ERP Support
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCAB
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
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