Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 19 January 2018 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 110 121
Rank change year-on-year -25 +11 +27
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 24 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.69% 1.39% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.74% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 29
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £300 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.89% +6.82%
10th Percentile £282 £250 £294
90th Percentile £386 £395 £465
South East median daily rate £325 £307 £350
% change year-on-year +6.04% -12.43% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.19 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -30.57% +46.67%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.87 £39.37
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.13 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +16.67%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,784 2,881 3,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.12% 80.12% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,685 1,862 2,123
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £243 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 141 179
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.15% -7.14% +66.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.40 £55.50 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Hampshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Hampshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Hampshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Hampshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 4 £340 - 1
Fareham 0 3 £280 -13.85% 3
Basingstoke -21 2 £375 +70.45% 3
Portsmouth 0 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £325 - 4
Farnborough - 1 £350 - 1
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (45.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
8 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (25.00%) SDLC
9 6 (25.00%) Selenium
9 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 6 (25.00%) .NET
9 6 (25.00%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
11 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 4 (16.67%) User Experience
11 4 (16.67%) HTML
11 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) Test Management

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.17%) Toad
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) BSS Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Defect Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) AIX
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (25.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) Test Management
8 3 (12.50%) ITSM
8 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (45.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle