The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 March 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 65 67
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.33% 0.78% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.92% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £369 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +9.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £319 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £444 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £44.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.12% +22.91%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 639 652 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 85.09% 85.12% 79.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 372 344
Median daily rate £413 £410 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +11.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 12 (70.59%) QA
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) Selenium
3 9 (52.94%) QA Automation
4 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (47.06%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
5 7 (41.18%) ISEB
5 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
6 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) API Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
8 4 (23.53%) SDET
8 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Workflow
9 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Compaq
9 3 (17.65%) Biometrics

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Appium
5 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.88%) Genymotion
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) QA Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripter
5 2 (11.76%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Lead
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) QA Automation
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) API Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Biometrics
7 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Workflow
8 2 (11.76%) Document Management
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Compaq
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
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