The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.93% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.83% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £300 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.66% +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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 256 362 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 79.50% 76.53% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 208 232
Median daily rate £350 £413 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +1.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 19
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Gloucestershire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Gloucestershire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cirencester - 2 £300 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Regression Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Content Management
4 3 (50.00%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) System Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (33.33%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) ERP
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Retail

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Tester
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Web Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Web Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Sterling