The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.62% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 438 390 573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.06% 78.47% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 306 370
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 36
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -32.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Oxfordshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Oxfordshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Oxford - 3 £425 - 2
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
2 10 (40.00%) QA
3 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Publishing
6 5 (20.00%) Security Management
6 5 (20.00%) LDAP
6 5 (20.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.00%) Selenium
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.00%) SaaS
6 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (16.00%) Confluence
7 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (16.00%) High Availability

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (24.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
1 7 (28.00%) OBIEE Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) QA Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Salesforce Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) OBIEE Support
4 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) Behat
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) BDD
4 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Security Management
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Test Management
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) High Availability
6 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Sophos
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle