The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 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 Oxford 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 28 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.85% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£194 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -1.58%
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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 149 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 62.50% 71.98% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 101 123
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Regression Testing
Oxfordshire

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) CMS

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com