The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 54 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.47% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
Regression Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 425 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.14% 70.25% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 262 245
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Samba
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) NFS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) NFS
1 3 (42.86%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Baan
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft