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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 109 117 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 22 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.37% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.52% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 6
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£350 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £336 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.45% -8.54%
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
1977 1921 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.68% 71.28% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 969 691
Average daily rate £400 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 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 1 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 +7 14 £350 +12.00% 2
Bracknell +1 4 £400 +27.38%
Slough -4 2 £234 +11.30%
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 12 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) WebDriver
4 10 (27.78%) QA
5 9 (25.00%) VB
6 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
6 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 6 (16.67%) System Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) ISEB
7 6 (16.67%) Java
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (13.89%) IBM
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.89%) UNIX
8 5 (13.89%) HTML
8 5 (13.89%) Retail
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.11%) JIRA

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 11 (30.56%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 3 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) TestPartner
5 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Tester
3 11 (30.56%) Test Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Test Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (16.67%) Regression Tester
6 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.78%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) Flash
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) J2EE
4 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) EFT
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (16.67%) System Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Test Management
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Release Management
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) VB
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) JDA
5 1 (2.78%) Endeca
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.78%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.78%) ExactTarget