Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 January 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 83 87
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -11
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.93% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -30.00% +40.85%
East of England median daily rate £400 £316 £325
% change year-on-year +26.48% -2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -4.71% +1.80% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,247 1,074 1,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.15% 77.27% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 607 523
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +6.80%
10th Percentile £238 £213 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 88
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £41.13 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.80% +91.28% -31.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £52.50 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £34.75 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.51% +10.83% +20.00%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Hertfordshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Hertfordshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Hertfordshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Hertfordshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Watford -8 2 £350 -30.00%
Regression Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Fintech
4 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ATDD
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JBehave
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian