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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank - 32 29
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.79% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.45% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £240 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
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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
270 204 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.97% 73.12% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 153 77
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (75.00%) Ant
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
1 9 (75.00%) Maven
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
3 7 (58.33%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Apple
4 6 (50.00%) 2G
4 6 (50.00%) Handset
4 6 (50.00%) 3G
4 6 (50.00%) Sun
4 6 (50.00%) WAP
4 6 (50.00%) Toad
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) J2ME
4 6 (50.00%) eggPlant
4 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) 3G
1 6 (50.00%) 2G
1 6 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Ant
1 9 (75.00%) Maven
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
4 6 (50.00%) Toad
4 6 (50.00%) eggPlant
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) JBehave
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) Hudson
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (16.67%) JUnit
7 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Test Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) J2ME
3 6 (50.00%) WAP
3 6 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (50.00%) Handset
3 5 (41.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) XQuery
3 2 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Apple
2 6 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft