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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.07% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
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 £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 219 195 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.21% 82.28% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 155 234
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) Publishing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Confluence
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Semantic Web
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (40.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) OBIEE Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) OBIEE Support
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com