The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 30 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 302 305 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 85.07% 82.43% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 198 121
Median daily rate £445 £421 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +18.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Coventry

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center