The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 29 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
South East > East Sussex
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.58% 2.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
East Sussex median daily rate £388 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
South East median daily rate £375 £368 £339
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +23.37% -3.75%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 235 243 306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 86.72% 83.22% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 620 825
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -0.60%  
10th Percentile £236 £274 £296
90th Percentile £519 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 29
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +1.69%  
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.60 £14.55
90th Percentile £187.50 £37.50 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in East Sussex

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in East Sussex

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Brighton - 4 £388 - 2
Hove - 2 - -
Hastings - 1 - -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Smart Home
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) JMeter
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Test Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Smart Home
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Smoke Testing
3 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Component Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP