Period
to 20 June 2018

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 6 months to 20 June 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 88 91
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -12
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.25% 0.79% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.89% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
West Sussex median daily rate £315 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +15.38% -4.41%
10th Percentile £271 £363 £305
90th Percentile £359 £400 £444
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £47.50 -
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -23.16% +13.10% +14.29%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,077 894 1,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.89% 88.69% 89.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 566 730
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £294 £281 £251
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 33
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £37.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.23% -0.67% +64.11%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.60 £15.08
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.63 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -23.08% +18.18%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Gatwick +5 2 £315 -18.18%
Crawley +5 1 - - 1
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maximo
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Environment And Release Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP