Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 20 November 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 66 51
Rank change year-on-year -23 -15 -19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 6 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.71% 2.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.50% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Croydon median daily rate £375 £373 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% - -
South London median daily rate £375 £375 £225
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 773 480 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.48% 91.25% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 296 190
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £313
90th Percentile £648 £575 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +26.89% +85.20%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.65 £95.00 £29.11
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -8.65% +62.50%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Croydon

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft