The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 50 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.37% 1.01% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.89% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £37.50
Regression Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 159 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.43% 53.72% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 85 144
Average daily rate £425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Regression Testing
South West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) C
4 2 (22.22%) HND
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) V-Model
2 2 (22.22%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) HND
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle