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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 33 62 36
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -26
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.16% 0.23% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 0.25% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £186 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%

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
276 395 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 85.19% 89.77% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 299 158
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £47.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) NHS
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) RUP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Lead Test Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Lead
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) RUP
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft