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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 78 81 91
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 22 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.47% 0.99% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.23% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £388 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.00% +11.11%  
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 £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 1200 1300 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.38% 80.30% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 804 708
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Northamptonshire - 10 £388 -
Nottinghamshire +9 8 £300 - 1
Derbyshire -11 3 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.18%) Billing
5 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Validation
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.15%) Selenium
6 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (12.12%) System Testing
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (12.12%) JIRA
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 4 (12.12%) Finance
7 4 (12.12%) Coaching
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.09%) Boomi
8 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 3 (9.09%) CICS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 3 (9.09%) Power BI
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) NUnit
3 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (18.18%) Billing
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 6 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Developer in Test
7 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SSIS Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Payments Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) WebSockets
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Android
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.18%) Validation
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Coaching
5 4 (12.12%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Test Management
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) COBOL
2 3 (9.09%) JCL
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Dell
3 3 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Infor