Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 January 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 -17
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.12% 0.087% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
South Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £425 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +67.49% -25.37%
10th Percentile £358 £413 £219
90th Percentile £373 £438 £292
Yorkshire median daily rate £343 £388 £318
% change year-on-year -11.61% +22.05% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 691 938 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.15% 81.64% 80.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 632 629
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £588 £569 £571
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 45
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.63 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.95% +57.14% -10.97%
10th Percentile £18.14 £13.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.45 £49.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.73% -0.90% -

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in South Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) YouTrack
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET