The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.46% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £245 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -22.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
614 385 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.98% 72.92% 64.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 239 240
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 35
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Regression Testing
Buckinghamshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec