The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 86 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.077% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +3.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1174 890 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 73.33% 68.78% 64.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 435 446
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 68 69
Average hourly rate £22.25 £27.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Regression Testing
England

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 15 April 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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire - 2 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) V-Model
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (11.76%) MSTest
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) JUnit
9 1 (5.88%) SOAP
9 1 (5.88%) C
9 1 (5.88%) C++
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle
9 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
9 1 (5.88%) ERP
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (5.88%) Embedded C

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

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (11.76%) MSTest
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) VHDL
1 1 (5.88%) Verilog
1 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) V-Model
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) ERP
8 1 (5.88%) SOA
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Altera