Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 62 89
Rank change year-on-year -33 +27 -5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% 1.82% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 2.12% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
Essex median daily rate £409 £255 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.49% -16.39% -6.15%
10th Percentile £305 £255 £248
90th Percentile £514 £425 £329
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £333
% change year-on-year -7.14% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Essex median hourly rate - £36.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.90% +48.08%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 675 755 968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.34% 85.89% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 456 528
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £249
90th Percentile £600 £528 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 145 146
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.90 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +4.59% +3.39%
10th Percentile £12.26 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.45 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Essex

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Essex

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Essex

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Essex

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -16 1 £295 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £524 -
Regression Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) IPTV
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) IPTV
1 1 (50.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) PDM
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft