Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 112 118
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 32 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.98% 1.03% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.20% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 19
Surrey median daily rate £400 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.63% +26.15%
10th Percentile £344 £270 £323
90th Percentile £425 £453 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £19.63
South East median hourly rate £35.75 £47.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -24.74% +23.38% -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 2,846 2,166 2,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.57% 86.02% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,981 1,505 1,502
Surrey median daily rate £475 £430 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +0.58% +6.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 56 91
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +10.09% -22.14%
10th Percentile £11.07 £14.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.90 £48.13 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.16% -12.62% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -10 23 £400 +10.34% 1
Redhill +16 4 £513 +17.82%
Woking -3 1 - - 1
Epsom - 1 £338 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 (81.25%) SQL
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 25 (78.13%) Test Automation
3 23 (71.88%) Test Strategy
4 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (59.38%) Scrum
6 16 (50.00%) Manual Testing
7 15 (46.88%) QA
8 12 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
9 11 (34.38%) SDLC
9 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
10 10 (31.25%) Selenium
10 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
10 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
10 10 (31.25%) Python
10 10 (31.25%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
11 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (28.13%) User Stories
11 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
11 9 (28.13%) C#
11 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
11 9 (28.13%) TDD
12 7 (21.88%) Banking
12 7 (21.88%) Degree
12 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 7 (21.88%) Management Information System

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
1 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
3 7 (21.88%) TeamCity
4 6 (18.75%) Protractor
5 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.25%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.13%) JIRA
8 1 (3.13%) JMeter
8 1 (3.13%) TestRail
General
1 26 (81.25%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Automation Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Pensions Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 4 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) ERP Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Ajax
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) RxJS
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Swagger
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Test Automation
2 23 (71.88%) Test Strategy
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) Scrum
5 16 (50.00%) Manual Testing
6 12 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (34.38%) SDLC
8 10 (31.25%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
9 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
9 9 (28.13%) TDD
9 9 (28.13%) User Stories
10 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
11 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Microservices
13 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
14 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
1 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
3 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle