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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 105 112 121
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 31 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 0.58% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.84% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £424 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £37.50
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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
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +16 9 £450 - 1
Suffolk +9 9 £415 - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £425 - 2
Essex -9 4 £325 -16.12%
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Regression Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) QA
3 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (31.37%) Scrum
4 15 (29.41%) XML
5 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (27.45%) .NET
6 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
7 12 (23.53%) VBScript
7 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 11 (21.57%) ISEB
9 10 (19.61%) Code Coverage
9 10 (19.61%) CSS
9 10 (19.61%) IIS
9 10 (19.61%) XSL
9 10 (19.61%) XSLT
9 10 (19.61%) WCF
9 10 (19.61%) LINQ
9 10 (19.61%) POCO
10 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
10 9 (17.65%) JRuby
10 9 (17.65%) Jython
10 9 (17.65%) JIRA
11 8 (15.69%) SQL
11 8 (15.69%) C#
11 8 (15.69%) HTML
11 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
11 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (13.73%) FxCop
12 7 (13.73%) StyleCop

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (19.61%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP MDM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.96%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) FTP
4 1 (1.96%) DECT
4 1 (1.96%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) DB2
1 3 (5.88%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) DTS
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) JIRA
2 7 (13.73%) FxCop
2 7 (13.73%) StyleCop
3 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
1 12 (23.53%) Tester
2 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) SAP Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) XML
2 14 (27.45%) .NET
3 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
4 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 10 (19.61%) WCF
5 10 (19.61%) LINQ
5 10 (19.61%) XSL
5 10 (19.61%) XSLT
5 10 (19.61%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) POCO
6 9 (17.65%) JRuby
7 8 (15.69%) HTML
8 6 (11.76%) ADO.NET
9 3 (5.88%) Web Services
9 3 (5.88%) J2EE
9 3 (5.88%) Flash
9 3 (5.88%) LAMP
10 2 (3.92%) WinForms
10 2 (3.92%) Ajax
10 2 (3.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Handset
2 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.96%) Open Source
2 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Scrum
2 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Code Coverage
4 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.73%) BDD
6 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.73%) TDD
7 6 (11.76%) Migration
7 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Release Management
9 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) System Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.53%) VBScript
3 9 (17.65%) Jython
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) Java
5 5 (9.80%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) VBA
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) Degree
3 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) SAP
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 6 (11.76%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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