The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 59
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.39% 1.22% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.37% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Median daily rate £375 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -4.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 438 658 466
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.90% 88.92% 85.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 408 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in West Sussex

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in West Sussex

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Worthing - 3 - -
Gatwick +1 2 £385 -9.41%
Crawley -1 1 £375 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (50.00%) Protractor
3 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (37.50%) PMO
4 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) Transition Management
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) InfluxDB
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Protractor
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) CircleCI
3 1 (12.50%) git-flow
3 1 (12.50%) Grunt
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer in Test
1 3 (37.50%) Environment And Release Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Release Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Finance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Transition Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Go
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) PMO
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Grafana
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
1 1 (12.50%) Marathon
1 1 (12.50%) Mesos
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP