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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 86 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 9 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.97% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.34% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
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£370 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £273 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £330 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
Regression Testing
England

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
1129 1196 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 71.37% 72.71% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 608 436
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 86
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 2014. 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 - 2 £319 - 1
Derbyshire -5 1 £578 +107.17%
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) QA
1 14 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 7 (26.92%) ISEB
3 7 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
5 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Logistics
5 5 (19.23%) SAP
5 5 (19.23%) VB
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) JIRA
6 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (11.54%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Marketing
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Sahi
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) UAT Test Manager
3 5 (19.23%) UAT Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) VHDL
1 1 (3.85%) Verilog
1 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
4 5 (19.23%) Logistics
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) V-Model
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) VB
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
2 3 (11.54%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) HP
1 5 (19.23%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Lotus
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Altera