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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 77 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 16 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.19% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £450 £322 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.64% -28.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
Regression Testing
Scotland

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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Management
4 6 (27.27%) Law
4 6 (27.27%) Release Management
4 6 (27.27%) QA
4 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
5 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Gherkin
5 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
5 5 (22.73%) JIRA
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (18.18%) Middleware
6 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
7 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) HBase
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) JMeter
General
1 6 (27.27%) Law
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Test Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Environment Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) QA Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Gherkin
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Management
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Release Management
5 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Testing
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) OWASP
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) WCAG
3 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.55%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.55%) SAP