Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 11 December 2018 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 42 29
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.35% 0.27% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.34% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Peterborough median daily rate £300 - £275
10th Percentile £288 - £263
90th Percentile £440 - £296
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £288 £348
% change year-on-year +29.57% -17.27% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.41% +7.79%

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 174 298 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 81.69% 81.20% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 171 99
Peterborough median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £229 £205 £213
90th Percentile £580 £475 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 16
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -52.56% +123.96%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.25 £34.48 £45.63
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -30.63% +6.67% +105.48%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Peterborough

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Peterborough

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Peterborough over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 4 (80.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Back Office
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle