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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 75 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 1.08% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.49% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £380 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.12% -7.14%
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
721 670 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.06% 72.67% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 344 373
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) SELinux
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) EPoS
4 2 (18.18%) eggPlant
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 (9.09%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) eggPlant
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) EPoS Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) EPoS
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) CentOS
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) API Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle