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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 63 57 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% 1.50% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.69% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.87 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 449 532 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.35% 88.81% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 322 264
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 - 1 - -
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Test Management
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 6 (66.67%) Protractor
3 6 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Validation
5 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) RAD
6 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins

Regression Testing
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) Protractor
3 6 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Tester
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Test Management
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Validation
6 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) RAD
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP