The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 63 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.38% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.52% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
Regression Testing
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
615 381 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.46% 72.85% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 187 342
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +48.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford -1 5 - - 1
Regression Testing
East of England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (75.00%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) XSL
4 6 (37.50%) XSLT
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) VBScript
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) J2EE
4 6 (37.50%) DB2
4 6 (37.50%) IIS
4 6 (37.50%) Flash
4 6 (37.50%) MQSeries
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
4 6 (37.50%) Code Coverage
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) WebSphere

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (37.50%) IIS
1 6 (37.50%) MQSeries
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
1 6 (37.50%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
1 6 (37.50%) FxCop
1 6 (37.50%) StyleCop
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) dotTrace
2 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) POCO
3 6 (37.50%) XSL
3 6 (37.50%) XSLT
3 6 (37.50%) Flash
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (37.50%) WCF
3 6 (37.50%) LINQ
4 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET
5 1 (6.25%) StructureMap
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 6 (37.50%) Code Coverage
1 6 (37.50%) Scrum
1 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 6 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Use Case
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) VBScript
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
1 6 (37.50%) HP
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