Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 88 101
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 -3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 16 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.91% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.55% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £290 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +28.89% -20.35%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £180
90th Percentile £433 £294 £349
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £283 £230
% change year-on-year +23.89% +22.83% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £27.00

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1465 1084 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.24% 84.89% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 636 849
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 33 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.12% +24.94%
10th Percentile £8.87 £9.00 £9.43
90th Percentile £24.60 £38.75 £24.73
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +12.20% -7.38% +29.56%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (18.75%) B2C
7 3 (18.75%) Retail
7 3 (18.75%) Automotive

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (12.50%) Calabash
5 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (18.75%) B2C
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) System Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft