The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 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 Essex 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 50 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% 0.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
365 322 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.57% 69.40% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 160 156
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 58
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Regression Testing
East of England

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basildon - - - -
Regression Testing
East of England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft