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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.74% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.94% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £225 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +38.88%

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
575 741 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.99% 78.41% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 445 363
Median daily rate £425 £420 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 19 January 2017, 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%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) TestLink
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Capybara
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) EDI
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Capybara
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) TestLink
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) LSMW
3 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) EDI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cutover Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Ariba
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) OpenText
1 1 (16.67%) SAP