The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 67 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.47% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.62% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £380 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £24.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.78% -31.07%
Regression Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
688 646 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.99% 76.00% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 327 327
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.12 £46.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) Primavera
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) TestComplete

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
1 1 (16.67%) TestRail
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat