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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 41 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% 0.33% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.42% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £275 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
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
251 237 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.84% 77.45% 65.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 151 108
Average daily rate £400 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £698 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £36.40 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £25.80 £21.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £33.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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
Taunton +11 1 £275 -15.38%
Regression Testing
South West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HipChat
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle