Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.79% 1.32% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.80% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Somerset median daily rate - £213 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.85% -0.71%
South West median daily rate £319 £325 £339
% change year-on-year -1.92% -4.06% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 387 333 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.48% 73.19% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 181 352
Somerset median daily rate £375 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% -3.31% +10.02%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £513 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 53 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.40 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bath -6 4 - -
Regression Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared