Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +25
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 19 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.46% 0.63% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.76% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 11
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £280 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
Scotland median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £14.43 -
% change year-on-year +107.97% - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1115 922 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.77% 82.62% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 487 736
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £217 £226
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -37.70% +82.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

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

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 12 (63.16%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) QA
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Web Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
5 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 5 (26.32%) User Stories
5 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
6 4 (21.05%) Big Data
6 4 (21.05%) IaaS
6 4 (21.05%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (21.05%) SaaS
6 4 (21.05%) Sitecore

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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) IaaS
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) BrowserStack
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Protractor
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Software Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
1 12 (63.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) Web Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
5 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
6 4 (21.05%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.53%) Telerik