The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 16 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 of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 133 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 16 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate £308 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £29.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 - £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 - £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2324 1582 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.15% 68.60% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 870 1066
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 120 198
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.00 £47.50
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 of England

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the East of England region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 16 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
Hertfordshire -5 5 £334 - 5
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £200 -42.85% 9
Norfolk +5 2 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Essex -18 1 £165 -45.00% 6
Suffolk - 1 £525 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) QA
4 4 (16.00%) Use Case
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) HTTP
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) ISEB
5 3 (12.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) Retail

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (4.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (4.00%) SAP MDM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
1 1 (4.00%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DbVisualizer
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) WatiN
2 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (12.00%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (8.00%) Senior QA Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Flash
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) VMS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Use Case
3 4 (16.00%) Release Management
3 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) C#
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) VMware