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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 122 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.64% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
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£287 £296 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £16.50
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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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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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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
Glasgow -5 1 £250 -15.54% 2
Edinburgh -14 1 £325 +15.89% 5
Aberdeen - - - -
Stirling - - - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) VectorCAST
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) BODI
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (18.18%) Firmware
4 2 (18.18%) JCL
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (9.09%) JSP

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VectorCAST
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-business
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle