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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 101 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 22 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.59% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.84% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
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£350 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £313 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
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
1815 1782 1670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.54% 70.41% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 867 682
Average daily rate £400 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.25 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +14 11 £350 +16.66%
Bracknell +2 5 - -
Slough 0 1 £288 +36.90%
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (31.58%) C#
1 12 (31.58%) Selenium
1 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) WebDriver
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) QA
4 9 (23.68%) VB
5 8 (21.05%) Java
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) System Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
6 7 (18.42%) IBM
6 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 7 (18.42%) Retail
6 7 (18.42%) HP
6 7 (18.42%) ISEB
6 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.79%) DB2
7 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.79%) UNIX
7 6 (15.79%) XML
7 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
7 6 (15.79%) WebSphere

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) MQSeries
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.79%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Selenium
2 11 (28.95%) WebDriver
3 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
4 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (10.53%) JIRA
6 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) TestPartner
6 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.26%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.63%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
1 7 (18.42%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Tester
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Regression Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Testing Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) CRM Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Functional Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior QA Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) Flash
3 5 (13.16%) J2EE
4 3 (7.89%) SOAP
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.63%) iSeries
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) STB
2 1 (2.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (21.05%) System Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
3 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
4 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.89%) Test Management
7 3 (7.89%) Release Management
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) VB
4 8 (21.05%) Java
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
3 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (13.16%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) IBM
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) ExactTarget
4 1 (2.63%) RedPrairie
4 1 (2.63%) Endeca
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) JDA