The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 122 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 19 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.83% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.10% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
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£300 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £293 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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
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 31 July 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
Suffolk - 6 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 5 £300 - 2
Essex -9 3 £300 -29.41%
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £369 -4.83% 1
East Anglia - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +11 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Integration Testing
4 10 (28.57%) QA
5 8 (22.86%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Finance
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
6 7 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (17.14%) HTML
7 6 (17.14%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.29%) Banking
8 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (14.29%) BDD
9 4 (11.43%) SaaS
9 4 (11.43%) System Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Test Management
9 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Validation
9 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.43%) Service Management
10 3 (8.57%) JMeter
10 3 (8.57%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (8.57%) MQSeries
1 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.86%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
1 3 (8.57%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
1 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
1 3 (8.57%) JMeter
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.57%) Mercurial
1 3 (8.57%) JBehave
1 3 (8.57%) Appium
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Tester
3 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (8.57%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Tester
5 2 (5.71%) QA Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) J2EE
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) Flash
2 3 (8.57%) jQuery
2 3 (8.57%) HTML5
2 3 (8.57%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) EFT
2 3 (8.57%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Integration Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.29%) BDD
7 4 (11.43%) Test Management
7 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.43%) System Testing
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.43%) Service Management
7 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
1 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Cerner
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle