The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cardiff 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 42 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.11% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% - 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.88% 61.45% 62.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 69 63
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Regression Testing
South Wales

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 18 April 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) 2G
3 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) 3G
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Ant
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) J2ME
3 4 (44.44%) WAP
3 4 (44.44%) Toad
3 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 4 (44.44%) 4G
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (22.22%) SAP FS
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) 2G
1 4 (44.44%) 3G
1 4 (44.44%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
1 4 (44.44%) Ant
1 4 (44.44%) Toad
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Ivy
1 4 (44.44%) eggPlant
2 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) QA Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) J2ME
2 4 (44.44%) WAP
2 4 (44.44%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
1 4 (44.44%) Handset
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sun
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Apple
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft