Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 105 141
Rank change year-on-year -32 +36 -18
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 33 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.87% 1.63% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.99% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 15
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £289 £270 £270
90th Percentile £577 £430 £480
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Hampshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.80% +7.33%
South East median hourly rate £35.75 £47.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -24.74% +23.38% +2.67%

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 3,157 3,016 3,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.14% 81.87% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,836 1,790 2,264
Hampshire median daily rate £429 £402 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.72% +3.74% +3.33%
10th Percentile £286 £262 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 179 171
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.32 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -9.33% +70.45%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.62 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.75 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £24.06
% change year-on-year +27.16% -18.29% +11.65%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -12 8 £325 +7.62% 2
Southampton -11 3 £331 +10.42% 3
Farnborough -15 3 £425 +6.25%
Winchester - 3 - - 2
Havant -2 2 £295 -
Fleet - 2 £576 -
Andover -7 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £510 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 23 (69.70%) Test Automation
2 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Test Strategy
4 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 10 (30.30%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) V-Model
5 10 (30.30%) System Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
5 10 (30.30%) Release Management
5 10 (30.30%) DevOps
5 10 (30.30%) Defect Management
6 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
7 8 (24.24%) Selenium
7 8 (24.24%) JIRA
7 8 (24.24%) WAN
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) Subversion
8 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Smart Meter
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
9 6 (18.18%) Test Management
9 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.18%) QA
9 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) WAN
2 6 (18.18%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) MVNO
5 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 7 (21.21%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) JMeter
3 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.09%) RSpec
5 3 (9.09%) SilkTest
5 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Billing
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Smart Meter
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.06%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Test Automation
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
3 13 (39.39%) Test Strategy
4 10 (30.30%) Defect Management
4 10 (30.30%) DevOps
4 10 (30.30%) Release Management
4 10 (30.30%) System Testing
4 10 (30.30%) V-Model
4 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Test Management
6 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) Stress Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Case Management
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Requirements Management
9 3 (9.09%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
3 7 (21.21%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) C
5 3 (9.09%) Groovy
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) ISEB
5 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Perfmon
2 4 (12.12%) HP ALM
3 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (9.09%) Packer
3 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 3 (9.09%) Terraform
4 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Serena
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau