The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 36 43 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.28% 0.74% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.90% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £200 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.94% -1.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.31% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 207 156
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 16
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Cambridge

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Cambridge

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 16 (76.19%) C
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
2 15 (71.43%) Embedded C
2 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 15 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) QA
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Firmware
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.76%) NFC
1 1 (4.76%) RS-232
1 1 (4.76%) SMPP
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.76%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Embedded C Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Embedded Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.76%) LINQ
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) WCF
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Push Notifications
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (4.76%) System Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C
2 15 (71.43%) Embedded C
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) BT
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Samsung
1 1 (4.76%) webMethods
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