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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 70 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 11 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
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£211 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 - £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £30.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.93% -11.78%
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
897 845 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.52% 75.65% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 441 373
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £62.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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
High Wycombe - 3 £210 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £283 -
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (88.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (56.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Dynamics GP
4 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) QA
4 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (32.00%) NHS
5 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Test Management
7 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.00%) Selenium
9 3 (12.00%) ISEB
9 3 (12.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (8.00%) Degree
10 2 (8.00%) Workflow
10 2 (8.00%) Telerik
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
10 2 (8.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) CRM
10 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (8.00%) HP
10 2 (8.00%) HND

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) WatiN
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.00%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Telematics
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (56.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Test Management
6 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
9 1 (4.00%) Project Management
9 1 (4.00%) ITSM
9 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.00%) Content Management
9 1 (4.00%) ITIL
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) BDD
9 1 (4.00%) Release Management
9 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HND
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Telerik
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec