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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 41 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 1.05% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.49% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £303 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.22% +42.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £301 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £309 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
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
224 201 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.17% 70.28% 68.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 123 102
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £36.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £318 -
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Red Gate
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Red Gate