The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 25 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 202 204 183
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 36 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.31% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.44% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 16
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£243 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.38% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -73.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
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 the South East

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the South East region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire +6 9 £300 -9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £208 -36.15% 3
Hampshire -19 6 £285 +1.78% 1
Oxfordshire +1 5 £194 -44.57% 1
Surrey -6 4 £243 -34.45% 3
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
Kent - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (34.92%) Test Scripting
2 20 (31.75%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 15 (23.81%) Windows
4 14 (22.22%) ISEB
4 14 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (19.05%) QA
5 12 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (15.87%) Test Management
7 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
8 9 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 9 (14.29%) HP
8 9 (14.29%) Oracle
8 9 (14.29%) UNIX
9 8 (12.70%) MS Office
9 8 (12.70%) Validation
9 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
9 8 (12.70%) ISTQB
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 7 (11.11%) IBM
11 6 (9.52%) Migration
11 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 6 (9.52%) Linux
11 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
12 5 (7.94%) Java
12 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
12 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.59%) Maximo
4 1 (1.59%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) VPN
2 3 (4.76%) DMZ
2 3 (4.76%) Intranet
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) ISUP
2 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.17%) RTP
3 2 (3.17%) SS7
3 2 (3.17%) Megaco
3 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.17%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (3.17%) FTP
3 2 (3.17%) HTTP
3 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.17%) CDMA
3 2 (3.17%) GPRS
3 2 (3.17%) GSM
3 2 (3.17%) 3GPP
3 2 (3.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (6.35%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) Selenium
3 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.76%) JMeter
4 2 (3.17%) Introscope
4 2 (3.17%) Toad
4 2 (3.17%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.17%) JProfiler
4 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Trac
5 1 (1.59%) Calabash
5 1 (1.59%) Robotium
5 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Military
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Tester
4 10 (15.87%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Tester
9 2 (3.17%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) Web Services
2 3 (4.76%) Middleware
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) CSS
3 2 (3.17%) JDBC
3 2 (3.17%) JSON
3 2 (3.17%) REST
3 2 (3.17%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) ODBC
3 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.17%) Open Source
1 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.17%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.59%) Telematics
2 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
3 6 (9.52%) Linux
4 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Test Scripting
2 14 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (15.87%) Test Management
5 9 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 8 (12.70%) Validation
7 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Migration
9 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 5 (7.94%) Content Management
9 5 (7.94%) Time Management
9 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
10 4 (6.35%) System Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
11 3 (4.76%) TDD
11 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.94%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) C++
4 4 (6.35%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) C
5 2 (3.17%) VB
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) ISEB
2 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) nmon
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) HP
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Lotus
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) webMethods
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) Huawei