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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 120 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.40% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.55% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
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£325 £296 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
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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
2063 1630 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.01% 71.62% 68.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 819 752
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -9 1 £325 +28.51% 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BODI
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) JCL
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) VectorCAST
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP