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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 107 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 9 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.43% 0.71% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.99% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
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£293 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £226 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £386 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £306 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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
1500 1216 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.50% 72.38% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 750 842
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 68 104
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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
Andover - 3 £285 - 1
Basingstoke +15 1 - -
Fareham - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) VBScript
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (33.33%) ISEB
3 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 7 (29.17%) HP
5 6 (25.00%) QA
5 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) UNIX
7 4 (16.67%) VB
7 4 (16.67%) C
7 4 (16.67%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) Intel
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (16.67%) Use Case
7 4 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (16.67%) Electronics
7 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Robotium
5 1 (4.17%) Calabash
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) JSP
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.67%) Use Case
4 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (8.33%) V-Model
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) VBScript
2 4 (16.67%) VB
2 4 (16.67%) C
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Intel
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) IBM