Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 25 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 38 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.33% 1.85% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 2.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Dorset median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% - -
South West median daily rate £313 £325 £339
% change year-on-year -3.85% -4.06% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -

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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 245 327 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.67% 75.52% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 237 175
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +11.94%
10th Percentile £193 £231 £231
90th Percentile £507 £514 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 51
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.91 £14.25 £24.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% +41.82%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Dorset

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Dorset

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +4 1 £425 +30.77% 2
Regression Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (100.00%) HP