The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 29 March 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 25 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.78% 2.03% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.55% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £538 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +12.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £44.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.12% +22.91%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 138 157 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 81.66% 79.70% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 102 97
Median daily rate £400 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Suffolk

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Suffolk

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -2 3 £538 -
Regression Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica