The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 71 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.58% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.75% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £339
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -
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
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
696 664 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.50% 77.03% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 506 421
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Bristol region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Thunderhead