Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 108 124
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 44 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.60% 1.00% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.20% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 17
Surrey median daily rate £300 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £267
90th Percentile £575 £475 £453
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +3.85% -5.80% +16.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £40.94 £39.69
% change year-on-year +16.04% +3.15% +3.75%

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 2299 1921 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.39% 83.56% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1643 1275 1351
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 51
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.55 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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
Woking +12 16 £289 -3.75%
Reigate - 9 £388 - 1
Camberley - 4 £575 -
Leatherhead -5 2 £320 -28.89%
Redhill - 2 - -
Dorking - 2 £308 -
Epsom - 2 £338 -
Farnham +17 1 £375 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 28 (63.64%) QA
1 28 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (56.82%) Python
3 22 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (43.18%) XML
4 19 (43.18%) XSLT
5 18 (40.91%) Publishing
6 17 (38.64%) SQL
6 17 (38.64%) Internet
7 16 (36.36%) JUnit
7 16 (36.36%) XQuery
7 16 (36.36%) MarkLogic
7 16 (36.36%) Content Analysis
8 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
10 11 (25.00%) Scrum
10 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
11 10 (22.73%) SDLC
12 9 (20.45%) User Stories
12 9 (20.45%) Selenium
13 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
13 8 (18.18%) Finance
13 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (18.18%) Degree
13 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
14 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
14 7 (15.91%) Legal
15 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
15 6 (13.64%) T-SQL

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 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) MarkLogic
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (36.36%) JUnit
3 9 (20.45%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) ANTLR
4 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.82%) JMeter
5 3 (6.82%) NeoLoad
5 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (2.27%) TestRail
General
1 18 (40.91%) Publishing
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 7 (15.91%) Legal
4 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Tester
3 7 (15.91%) UAT Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (6.82%) XML Developer
5 3 (6.82%) XML XSLT Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Developer in Test
6 2 (4.55%) Environment And Release Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Regression Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) XML
1 19 (43.18%) XSLT
2 6 (13.64%) Spring
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Thrift
3 4 (9.09%) MyBatis
4 3 (6.82%) Google Maps API
4 3 (6.82%) Laravel
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (36.36%) Content Analysis
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (22.73%) SDLC
6 9 (20.45%) User Stories
7 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.36%) Content Development
10 4 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
10 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Test Management
10 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.82%) Time Management
11 3 (6.82%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Python
2 17 (38.64%) SQL
3 16 (36.36%) XQuery
4 6 (13.64%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.82%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (63.64%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) PMO
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.82%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) Mapbox
4 1 (2.27%) HP