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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank - 31 28
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.48% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.06% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £276 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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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
274 194 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.07% 71.59% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 147 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 7 (70.00%) Ant
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
1 7 (70.00%) Maven
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) eggPlant
4 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (40.00%) 4G
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Apple
4 4 (40.00%) 2G
4 4 (40.00%) Handset

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) 4G
1 4 (40.00%) 2G
1 4 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Ant
1 7 (70.00%) Maven
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (40.00%) eggPlant
4 4 (40.00%) Toad
5 3 (30.00%) JBehave
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
7 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 4 (40.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Test Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) WAP
3 4 (40.00%) J2ME
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Groovy
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
3 2 (20.00%) XQuery
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft