Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 101 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +20
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.34% 0.21% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.25% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 19
Wales median daily rate £393 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +20.97% -22.50%
10th Percentile £371 £363 £229
90th Percentile £414 £388 £325
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median hourly rate - - £18.38
UK median hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year -5.63% +1.60% +7.13%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 995 1184 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.33% 83.73% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 835 963
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.27% -1.51%
10th Percentile £176 £213 £235
90th Percentile £555 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.79 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 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 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +12 4 £393 +4.67% 2
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Informatica
1 2 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata