Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 November 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 > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 46 59
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 9 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.69% 1.64% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.98% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Kent median daily rate £388 £225 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.22% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £206 £205
90th Percentile £456 £373 £215
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +3.85% -4.41% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £40.94 £39.69
% change year-on-year +16.04% +3.15% +3.75%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 427 405 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.96% 82.99% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 279 285
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £204
90th Percentile £625 £551 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 21
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Kent

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Kent

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Kent

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Chatham - 3 £300 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Smoke Testing
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Advertising
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Core
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) HP

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (22.22%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) AS400 Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Core
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Smoke Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Component Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) SDET
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin