The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 28 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 64 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 9 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.34% 0.56% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.70% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 15
Median daily rate £350 £365 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +46.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £456 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +1.33% +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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 562 574 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.63% 80.85% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1191 1171
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 98
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £43.00 £46.80
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 Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Glasgow

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
1 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) BrowserStack
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DBAmp
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Appium
3 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 3 (23.08%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Tester
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
6 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Swagger
2 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
5 2 (15.38%) API Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Talend
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