The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 70 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.17% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.22% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +60.89%
Regression Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
778 912 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.13% 78.69% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 474 425
Average daily rate £394 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 2 £363 +11.53% 4
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
4 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (15.38%) QA

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Appium
1 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) JBehave
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripter
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Compaq
4 1 (7.69%) ESRI
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Terracotta
4 1 (7.69%) webMethods