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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.81% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £390 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +38.88%

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
478 491 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.01% 78.18% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 309 272
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 13
Median hourly rate £18.39 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) nginx
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Route 53
4 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (33.33%) Route 53
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (22.22%) GitHub
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Hudson
4 2 (22.22%) PhantomJS
4 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior WebOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) ELK Stack
4 3 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (33.33%) Sensu
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Web Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) collectd
1 3 (33.33%) Kibana
1 3 (33.33%) logstash
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Salt
1 3 (33.33%) StatsD
1 3 (33.33%) Terraform
2 2 (22.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 3 (33.33%) SaltStack
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