The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 107 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 13 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.87% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.10% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
Median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +0.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 2093 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.74% 79.16% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1152 1126
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.90 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 7 £333 -21.76% 1
Glasgow +5 3 £338 +29.80%
West Lothian - 2 £228 -
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (28.00%) HP
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.00%) QA
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) ISEB
8 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) API Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) Release Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Defect Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.00%) CRM
5 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) API Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore