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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 47 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.57% 1.67% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 2.60% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
280 154 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.55% 64.44% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 94 112
Average daily rate £350 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.67 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.37% +27.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP