The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 73 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 1.06% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.52% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£318 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +44.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.99% +4.58%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 461 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.65% 69.95% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 251 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Regression Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) BODI
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-business

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BODI
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle