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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 51 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
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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
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP