Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 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 > Kent
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.47% 1.66% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.00% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Kent median daily rate £463 £400 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +90.48% -31.71%
10th Percentile £456 £363 £175
90th Percentile £469 £460 £223
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.75 £47.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -24.74% +23.38% -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 350 451 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 81.78% 83.21% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 329 387
Kent median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £239 £205 £193
90th Percentile £612 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 10
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £27.38 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.53% -24.47% +107.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.53 £16.38
90th Percentile £49.35 £45.50 £141.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -12.09% +3.41%

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Appium
1 2 (100.00%) SDET
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin