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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
South East / Surrey
Rank 75 96 74
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 16 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.37% 0.39% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.47% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 13
Median daily rate £435 £390 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £358 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 959 1064 1161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.11% 82.23% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 698 649
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 81 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.38 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.77 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Redhill - 6 £435 -
Reigate - 4 £375 -
Woking - 3 £263 - 1
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 16 (55.17%) QA
2 14 (48.28%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (48.28%) Workflow
3 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) XML
4 12 (41.38%) XSLT
4 12 (41.38%) Internet
4 12 (41.38%) Python
4 12 (41.38%) Publishing
5 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (31.03%) BPR
6 9 (31.03%) MS Visio
6 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
6 9 (31.03%) Business Process Analysis
7 8 (27.59%) Content Analysis
7 8 (27.59%) MarkLogic
7 8 (27.59%) XQuery
7 8 (27.59%) JUnit
8 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) Content Management
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.24%) Selenium
9 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (17.24%) Legal
9 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (27.59%) JUnit
3 5 (17.24%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Protractor
4 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) MSTest
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Publishing
3 5 (17.24%) Legal
4 4 (13.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Workflow Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Financial Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Service Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Development Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) XML
1 12 (41.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (48.28%) Workflow
2 9 (31.03%) BPR
2 9 (31.03%) Business Process Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) Content Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) Content Management
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) XQuery
4 5 (17.24%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (55.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) HP
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle