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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 66 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.53% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £223 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £334 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £27.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+31.79% -27.66%
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
594 543 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.36% 73.78% 73.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 346 322
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 20
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.64 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) JSTL
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (33.33%) Separation of Concerns
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
1 2 (33.33%) JSTL
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Separation of Concerns
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP