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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 81 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.71% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.95% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £231 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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
955 734 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.14% 70.31% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 390 248
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.33 £12.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -11 4 £280 -
High Wycombe -1 1 £210 -16.00%
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) QA
3 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
4 11 (57.89%) Test Management
5 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
8 5 (26.32%) JIRA
8 5 (26.32%) ISEB
9 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
9 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (21.05%) System Testing
9 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
10 3 (15.79%) WatiN
10 3 (15.79%) Selenium
10 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) .NET
10 3 (15.79%) C#
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
10 3 (15.79%) XML
10 3 (15.79%) HND
10 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Workflow
10 3 (15.79%) Telerik
11 2 (10.53%) Banking

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (5.26%) Summit
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) WatiN
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) QA Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Telematics
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
2 11 (57.89%) Test Management
3 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) System Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Workflow
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
9 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL
9 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) HND
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Telerik
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle