The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 66 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.75% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +112.50%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
437 354 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.14% 65.19% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 211 142
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 38
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.19 £41.00 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Ingres
5 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) VBA
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) MS Project
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) VB6
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Ingres
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) DTS
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) VB
1 3 (30.00%) VBA
1 3 (30.00%) VB6
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) SAP