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 23 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 18 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.83% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -  
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 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 523 472 613
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.36% 80.14% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 347 406
Median daily rate £470 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.25% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.50 £45.00
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Oxfordshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 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
Oxford - 7 £425 - 2
Kidlington - 2 £416 -
Abingdon - 1 £310 - 1
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 24 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) JIRA
4 17 (65.38%) Confluence
5 14 (53.85%) SaaS
5 14 (53.85%) Test Management
5 14 (53.85%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
7 12 (46.15%) Waterfall
7 12 (46.15%) Open Source
8 11 (42.31%) ITIL
9 10 (38.46%) ISEB
9 10 (38.46%) QA
9 10 (38.46%) Selenium
9 10 (38.46%) Matrix Management
9 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
9 10 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
10 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
11 7 (26.92%) BDD
11 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
12 6 (23.08%) Scrum
12 6 (23.08%) TDD
12 6 (23.08%) API Testing
13 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
14 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (15.38%) JMeter
14 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
14 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
14 4 (15.38%) Java

Regression Testing
Co-occurring 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 17 (65.38%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) JIRA
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 4 (15.38%) JMeter
4 4 (15.38%) JUnit
4 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.69%) Protractor
6 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.54%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Test Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
4 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Tester
7 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
2 3 (11.54%) Behat
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Semantic Web
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Test Management
4 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 12 (46.15%) Open Source
5 12 (46.15%) Waterfall
6 11 (42.31%) ITIL
7 10 (38.46%) Matrix Management
7 10 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (26.92%) BDD
8 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
9 6 (23.08%) API Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
10 4 (15.38%) SDLC
10 4 (15.38%) SOA
10 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISEB
1 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) CODA
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle