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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 44 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.53% 2.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £286 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +112.50%
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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
290 204 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.32% 70.34% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 141 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.67 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.04 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Ant
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (30.00%) Apple
5 3 (30.00%) 3G
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) WAP
5 3 (30.00%) Toad
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) J2ME
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) 3G
1 3 (30.00%) 2G
1 3 (30.00%) 4G
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (50.00%) Ant
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (30.00%) Toad
4 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (30.00%) eggPlant
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) Hudson
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (20.00%) JBehave
5 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) QA Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) J2ME
2 3 (30.00%) WAP
2 3 (30.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Handset
3 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) XQuery
2 2 (20.00%) XPath
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft