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 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
East of England > Suffolk
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 37 27
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.36% 0.38% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 0.47% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Suffolk median daily rate - - £450
East of England median daily rate £325 £363 £413
% change year-on-year -10.34% -12.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate £43.25 - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.25 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +21.83% +9.23%  

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 100 214 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 78.74% 82.31% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 426 467
Suffolk median daily rate £413 £478 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.61% +19.37%  
10th Percentile £213 £294 £231
90th Percentile £525 £600 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 0 14
Suffolk median hourly rate £43.25 - £16.25
10th Percentile £31.25 - £11.25
90th Percentile £44.88 - £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 June 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
Bury St Edmunds - 2 - -
Ipswich +11 1 - -
Regression Testing
East of England

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

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Break/Fix
4 2 (33.33%) Data Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Python

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 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Informatica
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft