Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 81 101
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -14
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.54% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.74% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £250 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.38% +75.00% -10.11%
East of England median daily rate £325 £413 £300
% change year-on-year -21.21% +37.50% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £32.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.98% +10.00% +25.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1033 1077 1247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 79.89% 76.44% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 583 634
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £410 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +7.75% +0.13%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £548 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 100
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.55% +31.36% -0.31%
10th Percentile £11.62 £9.23 £9.22
90th Percentile £52.12 £53.75 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +6.38% -14.55%

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 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 26 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
Rickmansworth +3 1 - -
Stevenage +1 1 - -
Watford - 1 £325 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £325 -
Regression Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Retail
1 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) HL7
2 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) JBehave
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Web Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) ATDD
3 1 (14.29%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) COBOL
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) HL7
2 1 (14.29%) QA