The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 83 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 11 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.71% 0.73% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.88% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £474 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +26.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £278 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £700 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +10.00%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1310 1243 1235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.12% 81.94% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 773 754
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in the East Midlands

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in the East Midlands

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in the East Midlands

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 8 £400 +44.14% 1
Northamptonshire +3 3 £380 -19.57% 1
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (27.27%) Billing
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (24.24%) Selenium
5 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (18.18%) .NET
6 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
7 5 (15.15%) JIRA
7 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.12%) Xamarin
8 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
8 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
8 4 (12.12%) NUnit
8 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Android
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.12%) Coaching
9 3 (9.09%) HTTP
9 3 (9.09%) Finance
9 3 (9.09%) Validation

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Route 53
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
4 4 (12.12%) NUnit
4 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (27.27%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Applications Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Applications Support
1 8 (24.24%) Applications Support Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.06%) QA Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Workday Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) WebSockets
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Sensu
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) WinForms
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) IVR
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Android
2 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Coaching
5 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.06%) SDET
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) System Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) F#
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) collectd
1 1 (3.03%) Kibana
1 1 (3.03%) logstash
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Salt
1 1 (3.03%) StatsD
1 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Xamarin
3 3 (9.09%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Workday
5 1 (3.03%) Capita
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.03%) SaltStack