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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 54 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.82% 1.49% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.79% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -19.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -
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
297 223 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.37% 82.90% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 172 222
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 £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XForms
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle