Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 119 136
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 32 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.86% 1.20% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.48% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 19
Hampshire median daily rate £340 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £303 £289 £290
90th Percentile £583 £441 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +15.86%
10th Percentile £42.50 £37.75 £36.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.25 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -14.12% +1.19% +18.31%

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 3,091 2,963 3,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 82.71% 80.89% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,809 1,845 2,220
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 174 157
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.12 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% -21.43% +55.56%
10th Percentile £10.68 £10.78 £12.30
90th Percentile £50.76 £51.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Basingstoke -15 6 - - 4
Winchester - 4 £340 -
Farnborough - 2 £373 - 2
Fleet - 2 £576 -
Portsmouth +5 1 - -
Southampton +2 1 £313 -8.76%
Andover -4 1 - -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 27 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 20 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) C#
3 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) ISTQB
5 13 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (37.50%) Selenium
6 12 (37.50%) .NET
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Test Management
9 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
9 9 (28.13%) DevOps
9 9 (28.13%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
10 8 (25.00%) HP
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (25.00%) HP ALM
11 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) System Testing
11 7 (21.88%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (21.88%) Degree
12 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.75%) Subversion
12 6 (18.75%) Python
12 6 (18.75%) LAN

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 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) MVNO
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (18.75%) Subversion
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) JMeter
4 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (9.38%) RSpec
5 3 (9.38%) SilkTest
5 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
5 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
6 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
1 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) BSS Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) OSS Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Test Management
4 9 (28.13%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (28.13%) DevOps
4 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.88%) System Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) Defect Management
6 6 (18.75%) Release Management
6 6 (18.75%) V-Model
6 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Network Management
9 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 3 (9.38%) Groovy
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 13 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (21.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
4 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP ALM
1 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.50%) Perfmon
3 3 (9.38%) Packer
3 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
3 3 (9.38%) Terraform
4 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle