The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 124 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.86% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.26% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate £261 £365 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% -1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £303 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £365 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £300 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 1671 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.18% 68.18% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 673 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Regression Testing
South East

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
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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Reading -9 2 - -
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Migration
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (18.75%) RTP
5 3 (18.75%) SS7
5 3 (18.75%) ISUP
5 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) ISUP
1 3 (18.75%) SIGTRAN
1 3 (18.75%) RTP
1 3 (18.75%) SS7
2 2 (12.50%) MGW
2 2 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) Megaco
3 1 (6.25%) ATM
3 1 (6.25%) CDMA
3 1 (6.25%) GPRS
3 1 (6.25%) GSM
3 1 (6.25%) ISDN
3 1 (6.25%) PSTN
3 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
3 1 (6.25%) UMTS
3 1 (6.25%) WCDMA
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
2 1 (6.25%) Introscope
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (6.25%) JProfiler
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) FogBugz
2 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Military
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) JDBC
1 1 (6.25%) ODBC
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) RAD
7 1 (6.25%) RUP
7 1 (6.25%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase