Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 110 114
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 31 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.96% 0.98% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.15% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 19
Surrey median daily rate £400 £300 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -26.83% +17.14%
10th Percentile £341 £264 £333
90th Percentile £545 £446 £475
South East median daily rate £393 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +15.44% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £14.61 £47.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -69.24% +27.52% -6.88%

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 2,848 2,263 2,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.93% 85.36% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,006 1,612 1,354
Surrey median daily rate £475 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +3.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 60 86
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +34.85% -8.54%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.22
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 20 £400 +14.29% 1
Redhill +1 2 £513 +17.82%
Woking -1 2 £400 +33.33%
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (70.97%) SQL
4 21 (67.74%) Scrum
4 21 (67.74%) Test Strategy
5 19 (61.29%) Finance
6 13 (41.94%) Python
6 13 (41.94%) SDLC
6 13 (41.94%) Scenario Testing
7 12 (38.71%) User Stories
7 12 (38.71%) QA
7 12 (38.71%) Manual Testing
8 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
9 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (25.81%) Selenium
10 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
10 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
12 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
12 6 (19.35%) Acceptance Criteria
13 5 (16.13%) C#
13 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
13 5 (16.13%) TDD
13 5 (16.13%) Retail
13 5 (16.13%) JMeter
13 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
13 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
13 5 (16.13%) JIRA

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 3 (9.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) BrowserStack
1 2 (6.45%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
4 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 5 (16.13%) JIRA
4 5 (16.13%) JMeter
5 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.68%) Maven
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.45%) GitLab
7 2 (6.45%) JUnit
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (6.45%) Protractor
7 2 (6.45%) SonarQube
7 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Systems Tester
3 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) QA Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Pensions Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) UAT Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Senior UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) RxJS
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Swagger
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (67.74%) Scrum
3 21 (67.74%) Test Strategy
4 13 (41.94%) Scenario Testing
4 13 (41.94%) SDLC
5 12 (38.71%) Manual Testing
5 12 (38.71%) User Stories
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Migration
10 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.90%) System Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
1 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) HP
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) Workday