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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 141 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.30% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.38% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £446 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.18 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -
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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
2476 2372 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.78% 79.30% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1296 1075
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 4 £403 -1.70% 4
Glasgow -1 2 £450 +69.81% 2
Fife - 2 - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Selenium
4 7 (28.00%) QA
4 7 (28.00%) Test Management
5 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
5 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) JIRA
5 6 (24.00%) Release Management
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) Law
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) Finance

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) HBase
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JMeter
General
1 6 (24.00%) Law
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Environment Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) QA Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior UAT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (16.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Test Management
4 6 (24.00%) BDD
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Release Management
5 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.00%) SAP