The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 47 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.29% - 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
Regression Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
285 157 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.82% 70.40% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 107 65
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the Somerset region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Bath - - - - 2
Regression Testing
South West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft