The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 81 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
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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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 1040 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 71.11% 69.85% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 582 404
Average daily rate £365 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 79
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the East Midlands region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 1 £338 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £318 -
Derbyshire - - - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Logistics
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Process
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) XPages
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) UAT Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
1 3 (42.86%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Process
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus