The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 108 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.50% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.70% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
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£300 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £218 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £386 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +112.50%
Regression Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1611 1142 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.66% 71.60% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 712 712
Average daily rate £360 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 55 85
Average hourly rate £23.13 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -4 1 - -
Andover - 1 £240 -
Petersfield - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) ISEB
3 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) VBScript
5 7 (30.43%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
6 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (26.09%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (21.74%) C
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) Electronics
8 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (17.39%) VB
8 4 (17.39%) Intel
8 4 (17.39%) Python
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (17.39%) Use Case
8 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.35%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) System Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) V-Model
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) VBScript
2 5 (21.74%) C
3 4 (17.39%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Intel
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) IBM