The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 35 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.70% 0.79% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.99% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £375 £293 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -26.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -20.35%
Regression Testing
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
228 302 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.28% 79.89% 84.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 248 240
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) V-Model
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) ISMS
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) V-Model
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) ISMS
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle