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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 106 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 25 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.32% 0.93% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.18% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 16
Median daily rate £350 £325 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £490 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +15.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -16.66% +24.44%  

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 1507 1780 1828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.86% 78.90% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1172 1110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 79 85
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £47.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover -5 5 £363 +11.53%
Basingstoke - 5 £314 - 2
Southampton - 4 £343 -
Fareham -4 2 £325 -
Havant - 1 - -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 25 (56.82%) HP
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
3 19 (43.18%) Oracle
4 18 (40.91%) Selenium
4 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
6 16 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (34.09%) Test Strategy
7 15 (34.09%) ISTQB
8 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (31.82%) SpecFlow
8 14 (31.82%) F#
8 14 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
9 13 (29.55%) Test Management
9 13 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (29.55%) Defect Tracking
10 12 (27.27%) BDD
10 12 (27.27%) Software Testing
11 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
11 11 (25.00%) Migration
11 11 (25.00%) .NET
11 11 (25.00%) HP UFT
12 10 (22.73%) Scrum
12 10 (22.73%) 4G
12 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
13 9 (20.45%) LTE
13 9 (20.45%) Oracle Reports

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 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) 4G
2 9 (20.45%) LTE
3 5 (11.36%) PuTTY
3 5 (11.36%) WinSCP
3 5 (11.36%) Wireless
4 2 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Selenium
2 14 (31.82%) SpecFlow
3 13 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
8 4 (9.09%) JIRA
9 3 (6.82%) Ant
9 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
9 3 (6.82%) SilkTest
9 3 (6.82%) TestNG
10 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
10 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
10 2 (4.55%) Toad
11 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Electronics
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 23 (52.27%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Tester
4 6 (13.64%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) UAT Lead
7 2 (4.55%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) Middleware
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
2 16 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 15 (34.09%) Test Strategy
4 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (29.55%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (29.55%) Test Management
6 12 (27.27%) BDD
6 12 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 11 (25.00%) Migration
8 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
8 10 (22.73%) Scrum
9 8 (18.18%) DevOps
9 8 (18.18%) User Stories
10 7 (15.91%) Smoke Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
10 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) F#
2 9 (20.45%) C#
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) VBScript
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (34.09%) ISTQB
5 8 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) vSphere
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) HP
2 19 (43.18%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.82%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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