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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank - 40 36
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.43% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £310 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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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
236 210 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.46% 77.21% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 136 106
Average daily rate £339 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 17
Average hourly rate £9.00 £32.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.09% +69.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Basel II
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ingres
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Ingres
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Basel II
1 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft