The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 22 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 277 230 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 85.23% 79.04% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 175 226
Median daily rate £475 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -64.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (100.00%) Confluence
2 9 (90.00%) Test Management
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) SaaS
2 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (70.00%) ISEB
4 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (60.00%) Matrix Management
5 6 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (20.00%) Publishing
6 2 (20.00%) Semantic Web
6 2 (20.00%) Big Data
7 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
7 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) API Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) JMeter

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 10 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) SaaS Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Test Management
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (60.00%) Matrix Management
5 6 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Informatics
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) HP