Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 155 149
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 +26
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 23 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.60% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.72% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 23
Scotland median daily rate £300 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +0.17%
10th Percentile £284 £209 £250
90th Percentile £403 £338 £450
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £14.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.97% - -
UK median hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year -5.63% +1.60% +4.99%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Scotland

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Scotland

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Scotland

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Scotland

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 19 £300 +7.14% 1
Edinburgh -18 2 £334 +11.25% 2
Fife +2 1 - - 1
West Lothian -4 1 - -
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 13 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) QA
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Web Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Banking
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 5 (21.74%) ETL
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) User Stories
7 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) User Experience
8 4 (17.39%) Big Data
8 4 (17.39%) IaaS
8 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
8 4 (17.39%) Sitecore
8 4 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (17.39%) SaaS
8 4 (17.39%) Prototyping

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) BrowserStack
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.35%) Protractor
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Tester
3 7 (30.43%) Software Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Functional Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
3 1 (4.35%) Swagger
3 1 (4.35%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
1 13 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Web Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
5 5 (21.74%) ETL
5 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) User Stories
6 4 (17.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (17.39%) Prototyping
6 4 (17.39%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.70%) Telerik
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle