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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 65 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £38.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-29.08% +17.69%
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
698 648 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.54% 76.15% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 463 318
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) JIRA
4 6 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) OpenText
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Use Case
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Grunt
3 1 (6.67%) Bower
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Mustache
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) Express
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
4 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 1 (6.67%) SMACSS
8 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
8 1 (6.67%) Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Validation
8 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) OpenText