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 27 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +34 -12  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 18 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.47% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.52% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Median daily rate £650 £263 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +147.61% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £243 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £304 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +10.00%  

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 1025 1149 1165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.47% 85.30% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 628 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 18 (90.00%) SDLC
2 17 (85.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Performance Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Integration Testing
2 17 (85.00%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (85.00%) ERP
2 17 (85.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (85.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 17 (85.00%) Workflow
3 16 (80.00%) Finance
3 16 (80.00%) Migration
3 16 (80.00%) Data Migration
4 12 (60.00%) Local Government
5 7 (35.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) E-Procurement
6 4 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (10.00%) Cognos
8 2 (10.00%) Legal
8 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) Banking
9 1 (5.00%) Data Management
9 1 (5.00%) Subversion
9 1 (5.00%) Maven
9 1 (5.00%) Software Testing

Regression Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Appium
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Local Government
3 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Consultant
2 16 (80.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 10 (50.00%) Business Consultant
4 7 (35.00%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Procurement Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) HR Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Payroll Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Tester
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) SDLC
2 17 (85.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (85.00%) ERP
2 17 (85.00%) Integration Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Performance Testing
2 17 (85.00%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (85.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Workflow
3 16 (80.00%) Data Migration
3 16 (80.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Validation
5 4 (20.00%) E-Procurement
6 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Management
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Market Research
8 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos