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 3 months to 30 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.

Regression Testing
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 104 96
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 15 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.70% 0.95% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.19% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 26
Median daily rate £325 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £253 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £44.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.12% +22.91%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1755 2014 2075
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.47% 80.11% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1193 1206
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 126 161
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £275 -35.29% 7
Hertfordshire +6 6 £325 - 3
Suffolk -2 3 £538 -
Bedfordshire -4 1 £350 -17.64% 1
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 of England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 19 (41.30%) QA
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) C
4 16 (34.78%) Degree
5 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
5 15 (32.61%) Selenium
5 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
5 15 (32.61%) WebDriver
5 15 (32.61%) Embedded C
6 14 (30.43%) Java
6 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 14 (30.43%) Cucumber
6 14 (30.43%) Automation Testing
7 12 (26.09%) JBehave
7 12 (26.09%) TDD
8 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
8 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
9 10 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (19.57%) BDD
11 8 (17.39%) Appium
11 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
11 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Back Office
11 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
12 7 (15.22%) Finance
12 7 (15.22%) Scrum
12 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
13 6 (13.04%) Linux
13 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Defect Management

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 3 (6.52%) Confluence
1 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Lorenzo
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.17%) NFC
2 1 (2.17%) RS-232
2 1 (2.17%) SMPP
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Selenium
1 15 (32.61%) WebDriver
2 14 (30.43%) Cucumber
3 12 (26.09%) JBehave
4 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
5 10 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (17.39%) Appium
6 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
7 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.70%) JIRA
8 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.52%) JUnit
9 3 (6.52%) Maven
10 2 (4.35%) Mockito
10 2 (4.35%) Moq
11 1 (2.17%) Gerrit
11 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
11 1 (2.17%) MSTest
11 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Back Office
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Developer
4 9 (19.57%) C Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Embedded C Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Embedded Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Tester
5 7 (15.22%) QA Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Embedded C Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
9 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
10 2 (4.35%) Agile Tester
10 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.52%) RESTful
2 3 (6.52%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.17%) Behat
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) LINQ
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.17%) WPF
4 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) NHS
4 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
3 14 (30.43%) Automation Testing
3 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.09%) TDD
5 11 (23.91%) Test Scripting
6 9 (19.57%) BDD
7 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.22%) Scrum
9 6 (13.04%) Defect Management
9 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.87%) ATDD
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Open Source
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (8.70%) High Availability
11 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) C
2 15 (32.61%) Embedded C
3 14 (30.43%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) COBOL
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) HL7
3 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.35%) SDET
4 1 (2.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (2.17%) BT
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Samsung
3 1 (2.17%) webMethods
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