Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 137 117
Rank change year-on-year -19 -20 +13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 31 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.82% 0.69% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.82% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 28
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.59%
10th Percentile £215 £282 £250
90th Percentile £578 £386 £395
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £307
% change year-on-year +23.08% +6.04% -12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Hampshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.85% -30.57%
South East median hourly rate £12.80 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -71.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 3,225 2,918 2,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.57% 83.32% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,766 1,927
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £255
90th Percentile £575 £544 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 108 155
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.95 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.17% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.40 £11.96
90th Percentile £60.25 £48.93 £54.80
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.41% +6.76% -21.05%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Portsmouth -17 7 £430 - 1
Basingstoke +1 4 - - 1
Farnborough -13 2 £435 +24.29%
Southampton -14 2 £350 +7.69%
Waterlooville - 2 £210 -
Aldershot - 2 £455 -
Winchester -5 1 £425 +25.00%
Petersfield - 1 £213 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 21 (67.74%) Test Automation
2 20 (64.52%) Test Scripting
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Selenium
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) Test Management
5 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
6 9 (29.03%) JIRA
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (22.58%) Confluence
9 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
9 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
10 5 (16.13%) Test Planning
10 5 (16.13%) API Testing
10 5 (16.13%) HP ALM
10 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
10 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
10 5 (16.13%) PKI
10 5 (16.13%) Billing
10 5 (16.13%) .NET

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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) MVNO
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (6.45%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (6.45%) TACACS
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) 4G
3 1 (3.23%) LTE
3 1 (3.23%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.90%) HP UFT
5 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
7 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
7 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) TestNG
7 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Billing
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Military
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) EJB
4 2 (6.45%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (6.45%) Java EE
4 2 (6.45%) JAXB
4 2 (6.45%) JAX-RS
4 2 (6.45%) JPA
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) Swagger
4 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Fintech
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Test Automation
2 20 (64.52%) Test Scripting
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Test Management
5 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
7 6 (19.35%) DevOps
7 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.13%) API Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Release Management
8 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Test Planning
8 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.90%) BDD
9 4 (12.90%) Critical Thinking
9 4 (12.90%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) F#
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (9.68%) ISEB
5 3 (9.68%) MCSA
5 3 (9.68%) MCSE
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP ALM
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) Anite
6 1 (3.23%) Northgate
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle