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 25 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 72 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.37% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.55% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£308 £344 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% +212.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £279 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £409 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
586 727 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.89% 67.88% 65.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 381 273
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 21
Average hourly rate £27.83 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.93% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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
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 25 November 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica