Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 51 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 -11
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.21% 1.40% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.68% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Cambridge median daily rate £288 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.35% +14.86% -4.52%
10th Percentile £163 £342 £273
90th Percentile £363 £471 £449
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £238 £413 £370
% change year-on-year -42.42% +11.49% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.25 - £38.50
10th Percentile £39.43 - £37.75
90th Percentile £46.48 - £39.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.25 - £38.50

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 543 536 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 82.02% 83.36% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 293 543
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £213 £276 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 52 30
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +41.82%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.63 £12.63
90th Percentile £50.95 £61.13 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +94.44% -34.55%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Cambridge

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Life Science
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) ColdFusion
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) MSTest
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing

Regression Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens
2 1 (12.50%) webMethods