Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 73 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +44
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.36% 1.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 0
Oxford median daily rate £450 £460 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% - -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £403 -
% change year-on-year +5.59% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 641 624 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.09% 87.39% 82.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 474 451
Oxford median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -1.84%
10th Percentile £320 £188 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.88 £12.15
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £70.10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 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 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%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) SaaS
2 9 (90.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) ISEB
4 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (70.00%) Matrix Management
4 7 (70.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) API Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) JMeter
5 1 (10.00%) Publishing
5 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

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
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 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Test Management
2 9 (90.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Matrix Management
4 7 (70.00%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) API Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 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