Period
to 12 July 2020

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 6 months to 12 July 2020 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
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 103 136
Rank change year-on-year +34 +33 -38
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 12 16 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.67% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.78% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £413 £415 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +5.40% -39.42%
10th Percentile £285 £382 £294
90th Percentile £628 £775 £404
Scotland median daily rate £413 £355 £394
% change year-on-year +16.20% -9.84% -34.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 931 2,058 2,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.65% 86.14% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 1,074 1,563
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £294
90th Percentile £600 £594 £569
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -34.58% +48.61%
10th Percentile £16.64 £11.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £45.03 £45.96
Median hourly rate £24.75 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +5.32% +35.06% -42.00%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Regression Testing in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Regression Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Regression Testing in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Postman
5 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Gatling
6 2 (16.67%) REST Assured
6 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
6 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) DB2
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Postman
4 2 (16.67%) Gatling
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) REST Assured
5 1 (8.33%) Appium
5 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (8.33%) Calabash
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (8.33%) Protractor
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
3 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Public Sector Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) e-Health
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Veracode