The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 months to 23 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 6 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 0.35% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.45% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 18
Median daily rate £330 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £328 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £348 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +10.00%  

Regression Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 530 443 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.90% 78.55% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 313 498
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Wales

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Wales

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Wales

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Wales

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 6 £330 -2.22% 1
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Integration Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
3 7 (36.84%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
4 6 (31.58%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 5 (26.32%) Test Management
5 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion
6 4 (21.05%) NHS
6 4 (21.05%) MySQL
6 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.79%) Product Management

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Tester
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) UAT Lead
6 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Lead
6 1 (5.26%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Integration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
3 7 (36.84%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.79%) Product Management
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) CCAB
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft