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 3 months to 23 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 51 60
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.23% 1.04% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.29% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £295 £253 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.83% -17.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 389 387 492
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.89% 80.46% 78.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 187 290
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 93 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 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 3 months to 23 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
Brentwood +3 1 £295 -
Regression Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation

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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft