The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Edinburgh 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 83 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.080% 0.51% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.72% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
920 692 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 73.90% 70.90% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 331 318
Average daily rate £400 £403 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.90 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Regression Testing
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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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Fund Accounting
2 3 (75.00%) MultiFonds
2 3 (75.00%) MS Project
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) HiPortfolio

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (75.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MultiFonds
2 1 (25.00%) HiPortfolio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP