Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 95 127
Rank change year-on-year -6 +32 -20
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 50 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.68% 1.26% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.54% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 10
Surrey median daily rate £338 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £260
90th Percentile £613 £453 £430
South East median daily rate £338 £323 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% -7.79% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.87 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.90% +9.21% +18.31%

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 2,508 1,687 2,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 84.39% 81.69% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,792 1,058 1,372
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £280
90th Percentile £588 £563 £556
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 90 87
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -41.18% -
10th Percentile £13.87 £12.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.60 £42.50 £57.00
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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 February 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 February 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 -33 15 £425 +36.00% 2
Woking +11 13 £288 -4.17%
Camberley - 4 £575 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £320 -
Redhill +1 2 - -
Dorking - 2 £308 -
Epsom - 2 £338 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 29 (58.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (54.00%) QA
3 26 (52.00%) SQL
3 26 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (50.00%) Python
5 21 (42.00%) ISTQB
6 20 (40.00%) Scrum
7 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
8 17 (34.00%) Scenario Testing
8 17 (34.00%) XML
8 17 (34.00%) XSLT
9 15 (30.00%) Internet
9 15 (30.00%) Finance
9 15 (30.00%) Publishing
9 15 (30.00%) User Stories
9 15 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (30.00%) Selenium
10 14 (28.00%) Content Analysis
10 14 (28.00%) MarkLogic
10 14 (28.00%) XQuery
10 14 (28.00%) JUnit
11 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
12 11 (22.00%) SDLC
12 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
13 10 (20.00%) Manual Testing
14 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
14 9 (18.00%) C#
15 8 (16.00%) Degree

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 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (30.00%) Selenium
3 14 (28.00%) JUnit
4 6 (12.00%) JMeter
4 6 (12.00%) NeoLoad
4 6 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.00%) ANTLR
5 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) Protractor
5 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
1 15 (30.00%) Publishing
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) QA Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) UAT Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.00%) Environment And Release Manager
7 2 (4.00%) ERP Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Regression Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) XML
1 17 (34.00%) XSLT
2 6 (12.00%) SOAP
3 5 (10.00%) Spring
4 4 (8.00%) Apache Thrift
4 4 (8.00%) MyBatis
5 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.00%) Google Maps API
5 3 (6.00%) Laravel
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (40.00%) Scrum
3 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (34.00%) Scenario Testing
5 15 (30.00%) User Stories
6 14 (28.00%) Content Analysis
7 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (22.00%) SDLC
8 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
10 8 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Test Management
11 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
12 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.00%) TDD
12 6 (12.00%) Use Case
13 5 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
13 5 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) Python
3 14 (28.00%) XQuery
4 9 (18.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (16.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (54.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) HP
2 4 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.00%) Google
3 3 (6.00%) Mapbox
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle