Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 92 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.62% 0.47% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Reading median daily rate £310 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -21.43% +18.64%
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +3.25% -14.21% +35.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1061 1186 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.57% 79.87% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 618 920
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £272 £228 £237
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
% change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Reading

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) nginx
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Ariba
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP