The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 41
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.41% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.53% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £345
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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 165 188 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.57% 76.42% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 158
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 29
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.83 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Somerset

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 Somerset region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) Adaptive Web Design

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Adaptive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore