The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 124 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.63% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
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£350 £353 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +48.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £540 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1753 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.55% 71.00% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 888 821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 62
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 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 -4 2 £375 - 1
Edinburgh -23 2 £325 -7.80% 1
Dundee - - - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (20.00%) MS Project
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) MultiFonds
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) EMIR
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.67%) IVR

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MultiFonds
2 1 (6.67%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BODI
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) E-business
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
1 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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