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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 81 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 1.32% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.85% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Average daily rate £461 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -
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
789 703 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.68% 71.52% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 374 403
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 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 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) SELinux
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) EPoS
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
4 2 (22.22%) eggPlant
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) API Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) eggPlant
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) EPoS Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Tester
3 2 (22.22%) UAT Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EPoS
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) CentOS
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) API Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle