The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 72 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.62% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
893 812 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.42% 71.35% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 385 353
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £279 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) IVR
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle