The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 29 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 69 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 13 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.26% 0.86% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.03% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Median daily rate £325 £369 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.86% +9.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £326 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £465 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £44.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.12% +22.91%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 859 876 958
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.56% 83.99% 80.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 470 469
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Buckinghamshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Buckinghamshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Buckinghamshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 10 £350 -5.08% 3
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 15 (71.43%) QA
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) Selenium
4 11 (52.38%) QA Automation
5 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (47.62%) XML
5 10 (47.62%) Finance
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) JIRA
8 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 7 (33.33%) ISEB
8 7 (33.33%) Defect Management
8 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
9 6 (28.57%) BDD
9 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
9 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
9 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
10 5 (23.81%) HP
10 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
11 4 (19.05%) API Testing
11 4 (19.05%) SDET
11 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
11 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
12 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 3 (14.29%) Biometrics
12 3 (14.29%) Compaq

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Appium
5 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.76%) Genymotion
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) QA Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripter
5 2 (9.52%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Lead
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) QA Automation
2 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) API Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Biometrics
7 3 (14.29%) High Availability
7 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) HND
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Compaq
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
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