Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 144 124
Rank change year-on-year +48 -20 +13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 62 38 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.67% 0.89% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.11% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 36
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -0.74% +13.33%
10th Percentile £267 £267 £290
90th Percentile £426 £484 £494
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £37.75 £36.60 £33.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £42.00 £39.75
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +23.38% +2.67% -3.23%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3028 3414 3643
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.46% 79.90% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1806 2238 2250
Hampshire median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £258
90th Percentile £539 £527 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 164 171
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% +66.45% -29.75%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £55.35 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +4.65%

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 20 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 July 2017. 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 +14 25 £302 +13.96%
Southampton +18 9 £285 -8.80% 2
Fareham +3 7 £325 - 1
Andover -5 7 £348 -4.14%
Farnborough - 1 £400 - 1
Havant - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 47 (75.81%) Test Automation
2 33 (53.23%) Test Scripting
2 33 (53.23%) HP
3 28 (45.16%) Security Cleared
4 26 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (40.32%) ISTQB
6 24 (38.71%) Test Management
7 23 (37.10%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
8 21 (33.87%) LTE
9 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (29.03%) 4G
10 16 (25.81%) Degree
11 15 (24.19%) Selenium
11 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
11 15 (24.19%) Validation
11 15 (24.19%) Test Strategy
12 14 (22.58%) BDD
12 14 (22.58%) Analytics
12 14 (22.58%) Test Planning
12 14 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
12 14 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (22.58%) ISEB
12 14 (22.58%) Motorola
12 14 (22.58%) Windows
13 13 (20.97%) SQL
13 13 (20.97%) Oracle
13 13 (20.97%) Wireless
14 12 (19.35%) Exploratory 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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) LTE
2 18 (29.03%) 4G
3 13 (20.97%) Wireless
4 7 (11.29%) PuTTY
4 7 (11.29%) WinSCP
5 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Selenium
2 10 (16.13%) HP UFT
2 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.90%) SoapUI
3 8 (12.90%) SpecFlow
3 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (11.29%) JIRA
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (11.29%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.06%) Ant
5 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.06%) TestNG
6 4 (6.45%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.45%) Toad
6 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.84%) GDB
7 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.84%) SilkTest
General
1 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Back Office
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Analyst
1 33 (53.23%) Test Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Test Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Performance Test Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Test Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Agile Test Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
5 4 (6.45%) BSS Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) OSS Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Systems Test Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Network Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) Web Services
3 3 (4.84%) Middleware
4 2 (3.23%) SOAP
4 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.84%) Android
5 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (75.81%) Test Automation
2 33 (53.23%) Test Scripting
3 24 (38.71%) Test Management
4 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.19%) Test Strategy
6 15 (24.19%) Validation
7 14 (22.58%) Analytics
7 14 (22.58%) BDD
7 14 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (22.58%) Test Planning
8 12 (19.35%) Exploratory Testing
8 12 (19.35%) Functional Testing
9 11 (17.74%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (17.74%) Scrum
9 11 (17.74%) Software Testing
9 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (16.13%) Integration Testing
10 10 (16.13%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (14.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) F#
3 6 (9.68%) C#
3 6 (9.68%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.23%) VB
5 2 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (40.32%) ISTQB
4 16 (25.81%) Degree
5 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
6 14 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (22.58%) ISEB
7 4 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) vSphere
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.84%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (37.10%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) HP
2 14 (22.58%) Motorola
3 13 (20.97%) Oracle
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.52%) VMware
5 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £28,000 to £57,000 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 6 days ago