The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 81 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.53% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£208 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.15% +47.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
980 693 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.30% 71.59% 68.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 366 300
Average daily rate £363 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £29.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Regression Testing
South East

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
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 14 July 2014. 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
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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 - 1 - - 1
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Management
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.69%) Content Management
8 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.69%) PHP
8 1 (7.69%) ITSM
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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