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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 120 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Average daily rate
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£319 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £347 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.99% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2091 1727 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.82% 69.95% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 854 898
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 80
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -21 3 £318 -15.33% 1
Edinburgh -6 2 £350 -3.78% 1
Fife - 1 £288 -
Midlothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Stirling - - - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) QA
5 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
7 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.00%) Validation
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) EMIR
9 2 (10.00%) VectorCAST
9 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) BODI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.00%) VectorCAST
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
1 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
8 1 (5.00%) CAPA
8 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JCL
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle