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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £211
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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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
498 451 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.18% 69.60% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 310 249
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle