Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 109 120
Rank change year-on-year -39 +11 +12
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 24 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.65% 1.38% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.68% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 26
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -13.04%
10th Percentile £296 £255 £250
90th Percentile £439 £388 £435
South East median daily rate £393 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +13.77% -1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Hampshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.81% -6.88%
South East median hourly rate £14.61 £47.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -69.24% +27.52% -6.88%

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 3,078 2,863 3,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.69% 82.55% 82.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,852 1,716 2,022
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £290 £242 £250
90th Percentile £575 £547 £550
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 131 180
Hampshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +48.69%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.24 £12.07
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Southampton -22 4 £350 +18.64% 4
Farnborough -10 3 £425 +13.33%
Winchester - 3 - -
Basingstoke -7 2 £325 +5.69%
Havant - 2 £295 - 1
Gosport - 1 £510 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) Smart Meter
5 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
5 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.83%) Stress Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Release Management
7 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Requirements Management
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) ISEB
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) V-Model
8 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 3 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) MVNO
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) 4G
3 1 (4.17%) LTE
3 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) JIRA
3 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Billing
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) EJB
4 2 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (8.33%) Java EE
4 2 (8.33%) JAXB
4 2 (8.33%) JAX-RS
4 2 (8.33%) JPA
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) Swagger
5 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
4 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Release Management
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Stress Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Case Management
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (16.67%) V-Model
8 3 (12.50%) API Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) F#
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP ALM
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Anite
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Northgate
3 1 (4.17%) Serena
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau