Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 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 of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 135 159
Rank change year-on-year -47 +24 +1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 26 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 1.11% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.36% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 25
East of England median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +11.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £219 £255 £240
90th Percentile £500 £499 £475
England median daily rate £400 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.76% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.90% +48.08%
10th Percentile £39.25 £35.33 £37.75
90th Percentile £41.75 £47.13 £39.25
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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4224 3967 4690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.41% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2437 2297 2755
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £234
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 312 392
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%
10th Percentile £11.56 £13.78 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.70 £47.50 £45.45
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in the East of England

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in the East of England

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in the East of England

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in the East of England

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 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
Cambridgeshire -26 12 £288 -23.33% 1
Hertfordshire -12 6 £250 -42.86% 2
Suffolk - 5 £400 -
Essex -30 2 £409 +60.49% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 of England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 16 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (46.15%) JIRA
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Selenium
5 8 (30.77%) Test Management
5 8 (30.77%) QA
5 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
7 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
7 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (23.08%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) ISEB
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) NUnit
10 3 (11.54%) Retail
10 3 (11.54%) Finance

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (7.69%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JIRA
2 9 (34.62%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (11.54%) NUnit
6 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.69%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.85%) JBehave
7 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (3.85%) Maven
7 1 (3.85%) MSTest
7 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Web Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Web Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Manual Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Manual Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Life Science
3 2 (7.69%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
5 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 8 (30.77%) Test Management
6 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Break/Fix
11 2 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Siemens
3 1 (3.85%) webMethods