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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 124 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 10 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.91% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.13% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 5
Median daily rate £271 £255 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.37% -27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £285 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -20.35%
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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
2160 2573 2148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.24% 80.96% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1298 1132
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.03 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 4 £256 -3.75% 1
Glasgow -12 3 £365 +46.00%
West Lothian - 2 £258 -
Fife +7 1 - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (16.67%) Usability Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
8 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland

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 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Defect Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) UAT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Actimize
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Telerik