The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 28 June 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 Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £380 £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.57% +18.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +10.00%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 308 334 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 85.32% 87.66% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 243 178
Median daily rate £431 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.75 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.95 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Northamptonshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +5 1 £375 -20.63% 1
Regression Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (69.23%) Billing
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Receivables
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Applications Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Applications Support
1 8 (61.54%) Applications Support Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) E-Business Support
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Process Mapping Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft