Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 110 128
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 -20
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 34 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.12% 1.11% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.32% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 17
Surrey median daily rate £400 £435 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +11.54% +44.44%
10th Percentile £275 £272 £300
90th Percentile £461 £453 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £19.63
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £45.87 £42.00
% change year-on-year -20.43% +9.21% +16.67%

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 2,609 1,893 2,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 86.13% 84.02% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,826 1,261 1,408
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £316 £281 £264
90th Percentile £592 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 141
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -37.50% -
10th Percentile £10.70 £13.50 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.13 £47.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.47% -12.63% +5.56%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -18 20 £400 +16.36% 3
Woking +12 5 £295 +11.32%
Redhill +11 2 - -
Epsom - 1 £338 -
Leatherhead - 1 £320 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 21 (61.76%) Test Automation
3 19 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (52.94%) ISTQB
4 18 (52.94%) Scrum
5 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 16 (47.06%) QA
7 15 (44.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (41.18%) Selenium
9 12 (35.29%) Banking
10 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
10 11 (32.35%) TDD
10 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (32.35%) Manual Testing
10 11 (32.35%) C#
10 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
10 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
10 11 (32.35%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (32.35%) WebDriver
10 11 (32.35%) Acceptance Criteria
11 10 (29.41%) Protractor
11 10 (29.41%) HP
11 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
11 10 (29.41%) Python
11 10 (29.41%) TeamCity
11 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
12 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (41.18%) Selenium
3 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
3 11 (32.35%) WebDriver
4 10 (29.41%) Protractor
4 10 (29.41%) TeamCity
5 5 (14.71%) JUnit
6 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.82%) JMeter
7 3 (8.82%) NeoLoad
7 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) ERP Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Pensions Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) XML
1 6 (17.65%) XSLT
2 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Test Automation
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (32.35%) Acceptance Criteria
4 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
4 11 (32.35%) Manual Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
5 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
7 8 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (23.53%) User Stories
8 6 (17.65%) SDLC
8 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Content Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (14.71%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
4 5 (14.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 15 (44.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) HP
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle