Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 129 125
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 15 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.93% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 12
East Midlands median daily rate £444 £375 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -21.88% +39.64%
10th Percentile £364 £260 £317
90th Percentile £498 £550 £510
England median daily rate £400 £375 £354
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.01% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +1.25% +1.60% +7.13%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2628 2693 2528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.24% 82.15% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1710 1602
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 68 84
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.37% +5.48%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.75 £40.18
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 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
Nottinghamshire +5 9 £450 +80.00% 3
Northamptonshire -6 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Toad
4 5 (33.33%) git-flow
5 4 (26.67%) TestRail
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum-ban
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (13.33%) Terraform
6 2 (13.33%) Web Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Workday
6 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (13.33%) SDET
6 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (13.33%) Route 53
6 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2

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 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (13.33%) Route 53
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (33.33%) git-flow
2 5 (33.33%) Toad
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) TestRail
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) NUnit
4 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer in Test
4 2 (13.33%) QA Leader
4 2 (13.33%) QA Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) WebOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Workday Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (13.33%) Sensu
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum-ban
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (13.33%) SDET
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Web Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) collectd
1 2 (13.33%) Kibana
1 2 (13.33%) logstash
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Salt
1 2 (13.33%) StatsD
1 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
1 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
1 2 (13.33%) Workday
1 2 (13.33%) Xamarin