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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 65 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £363 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +60.89%
Regression Testing
Buckinghamshire

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
592 620 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.73% 78.88% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 348 317
Average daily rate £398 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.85 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £15.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Compaq
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) webMethods
5 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripter
4 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Compaq
3 1 (11.11%) ESRI
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Terracotta
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods