The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 79 85
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.66% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.80% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £358 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.73% +15.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £455 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £495 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 760 1256 1171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.73% 82.79% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 705 664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) API Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) API Testing
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle