The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 38 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.39% 1.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £210 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £339
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £185.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 196 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.67% 71.79% 61.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 113 79
Average daily rate £343 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £9.12 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Regression Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) AS400
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) AS400 Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification