Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 January 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.52% 0.39% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.46% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Watford median daily rate £350 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £350 £500
% change year-on-year -14.29% -30.00% +40.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 339 219 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.05% 85.55% 72.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 110 82
Watford median daily rate £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +5.59% +7.33%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £222
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 11
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £13.75 £31.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -56.79% +135.70%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £15.73 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £41.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year -53.80% +91.28% -31.75%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Watford

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA