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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 0.34% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.41% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -15.55% +25.00%  

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 445 489 718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.92% 84.31% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 272 423
Median daily rate £358 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore