The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 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 Northamptonshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 37 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.13% - 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£373 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
272 189 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.84% 72.69% 70.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 106 187
Average daily rate £425 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £316 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Regression Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) UAT Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA