The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 68 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.26% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
593 567 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.11% 76.83% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 316 174
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Telerik
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) HND
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) WatiN
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) Telematics
5 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) WatiN
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Telematics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) HND
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Telerik
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP