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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 60 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 1.20% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.71% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £334 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.45% -8.54%
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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
466 527 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.47% 70.17% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 265 260
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 19
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) POCO
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) DTS
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) POCO
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) DHTML
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft