The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 108 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.61% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate £400 £338 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £224 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +60.89%
Regression Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1976 1983 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.29% 73.39% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 1008 1049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 43 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £123.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 7 £400 +18.51% 2
Slough +9 1 £340 +88.88%
Bracknell +1 1 £363 -9.37%
Newbury - 1 - -
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing.

1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) User Experience
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) nmon
4 3 (20.00%) SELinux
4 3 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (20.00%) JProfiler
4 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Introscope
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) JDBC

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (20.00%) Introscope
2 3 (20.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Toad
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) eggPlant
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) EPoS Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JDBC
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
1 3 (20.00%) ODBC
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) EPoS
2 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (20.00%) nmon
1 3 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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