Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 15 January 2019 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 91 94
Rank change year-on-year -27 +3 +29
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 37 52 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.20% 1.90% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.25% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 17
Surrey median daily rate £398 £308 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.27% -1.60% -10.71%
10th Percentile £359 £229 £270
90th Percentile £508 £613 £360
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +23.08% +8.24% -14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.80 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -71.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,733 2,314 1,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.59% 84.42% 84.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,927 1,650 1,081
Surrey median daily rate £475 £459 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +7.88% +1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 91
Surrey median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +40.00% -31.03%
10th Percentile £15.07 £13.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.23 £48.75 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.43
% change year-on-year +10.95% +7.11% -21.32%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Surrey

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Surrey

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Surrey

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Surrey

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
Reigate +7 22 £398 +2.58% 5
Guildford - 3 £375 - 9
Woking -12 2 £400 +35.59%
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 31 (83.78%) Test Automation
2 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (70.27%) SQL
4 24 (64.86%) Test Strategy
4 24 (64.86%) User Stories
5 23 (62.16%) Scrum
6 21 (56.76%) QA
6 21 (56.76%) Python
7 20 (54.05%) Manual Testing
8 19 (51.35%) Scenario Testing
8 19 (51.35%) T-SQL
9 18 (48.65%) SDLC
10 16 (43.24%) Finance
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (18.92%) JMeter
12 7 (18.92%) Selenium
12 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (18.92%) System Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (16.22%) BDD
13 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
13 6 (16.22%) Open Source
13 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
13 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.51%) CSS
14 5 (13.51%) Java
14 5 (13.51%) Maven
14 5 (13.51%) Confluence
14 5 (13.51%) SoapUI

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (13.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) BrowserStack
2 2 (5.41%) Lucidchart
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JMeter
1 7 (18.92%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.81%) GitLab
4 4 (10.81%) JUnit
4 4 (10.81%) SonarQube
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.70%) Gradle
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) TestRail
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Tester
2 11 (29.73%) Systems Tester
3 7 (18.92%) QA Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Tester
4 6 (16.22%) QA Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Manual Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) UAT Tester
8 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Agile Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior UAT Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.11%) SOAP
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Swagger
5 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.70%) Fintech
1 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Test Automation
2 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (64.86%) Test Strategy
3 24 (64.86%) User Stories
4 23 (62.16%) Scrum
5 20 (54.05%) Manual Testing
6 19 (51.35%) Scenario Testing
7 18 (48.65%) SDLC
8 7 (18.92%) System Testing
8 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (16.22%) BDD
9 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (16.22%) Open Source
9 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
11 4 (10.81%) Defect Management
11 4 (10.81%) OWASP
11 4 (10.81%) QA Automation
11 4 (10.81%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 21 (56.76%) Python
3 19 (51.35%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP ALM
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Workday