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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 117 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +8.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
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
1811 1760 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.56% 69.43% 66.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 801 733
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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
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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 1 £275 -16.98%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Slough - - - - 2
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (21.05%) JMeter
5 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) SCCM
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Solaris
6 3 (15.79%) Windows XP

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (15.79%) DMZ
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) CDMA
3 1 (5.26%) GPRS
3 1 (5.26%) GSM
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Megaco
3 1 (5.26%) ISUP
3 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
3 1 (5.26%) UMTS
3 1 (5.26%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JMeter
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Zephyr
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) Toad
3 2 (10.53%) Introscope
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.53%) JProfiler
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (5.26%) JBehave
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Robotium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) JDBC
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) ODBC
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (5.26%) DOM
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) VB
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Groovy
4 1 (5.26%) XPath
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) HP
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Endeca
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Coremetrics
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator