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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 128 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 15 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.59% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.84% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £340 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £322
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2228 1667 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.60% 70.07% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 871 1012
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 123 229
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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
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
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 30 July 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
Hertfordshire 0 5 - -
Norfolk - 5 £350 -
Essex -3 2 £360 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire -14 2 £288 -17.85% 2
Suffolk - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (34.29%) HP
4 11 (31.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (28.57%) ISEB
5 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
6 9 (25.71%) IBM
7 8 (22.86%) Java
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) System Testing
7 8 (22.86%) QA
8 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 7 (20.00%) Degree
8 7 (20.00%) Retail
8 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 7 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
8 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (20.00%) J2EE
8 7 (20.00%) DB2
8 7 (20.00%) Flash
8 7 (20.00%) MQSeries
8 7 (20.00%) XML
8 7 (20.00%) UNIX
8 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Stress Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (20.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Maximo
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.86%) Minerva
2 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
1 7 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
2 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Tester
2 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Test Coordinator
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Coordinator
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Regression Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) QA Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) J2EE
2 7 (20.00%) Flash
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) jQuery
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) STB
2 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) VMS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
3 8 (22.86%) System Testing
4 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Validation
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Use Case
7 4 (11.43%) Release Management
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) User Stories
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.57%) OOP
8 3 (8.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISEB
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) HP
2 9 (25.71%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) VMware