The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 181 185 158
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 75 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.58% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.80% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 31
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £419 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.07% -25.41%
Regression Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7455 6645 5693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.20% 72.61% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4157 3629 2892
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 271 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Hampshire +5 31 £400 +3.22% 5
Berkshire +6 20 £353 +12.26% 2
Surrey -5 6 £325 +10.16% 9
Kent - 6 £308 - 1
East Sussex - 5 £373 - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £344 +1.85% 3
West Sussex - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 43 (37.72%) Test Scripting
2 29 (25.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.18%) Finance
5 22 (19.30%) ISEB
6 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
6 21 (18.42%) SC Cleared
7 20 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
8 19 (16.67%) Test Management
8 19 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
10 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (14.04%) QA
10 16 (14.04%) Selenium
11 15 (13.16%) ISTQB
11 15 (13.16%) Unit Testing
11 15 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (13.16%) C#
12 14 (12.28%) System Testing
13 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
13 13 (11.40%) Workflow
14 12 (10.53%) Automated Testing
14 12 (10.53%) Performance Testing
14 12 (10.53%) JIRA
15 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
15 11 (9.65%) Validation
15 11 (9.65%) SAP
16 10 (8.77%) Windows
16 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (3.51%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Magento
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.75%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.88%) SAP ECC
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.88%) Sage ERP X3
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.51%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) Ingres
4 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Selenium
2 12 (10.53%) JIRA
3 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
4 9 (7.89%) Subversion
5 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.51%) Trac
7 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.51%) LabVIEW
8 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.75%) JMeter
9 2 (1.75%) JUnit
9 2 (1.75%) TestPartner
9 2 (1.75%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.88%) MSTest
10 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.88%) Behat
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Automotive
2 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (35.96%) Analyst
2 29 (25.44%) Test Analyst
3 22 (19.30%) Test Manager
4 13 (11.40%) Tester
5 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Consultant
6 9 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (3.51%) Regression Tester
11 3 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (2.63%) Validation Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Web Business Analyst
11 3 (2.63%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) .NET
2 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.51%) Web Services
2 4 (3.51%) XML
2 4 (3.51%) XSLT
3 3 (2.63%) HTML
3 3 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.88%) Ajax
4 1 (0.88%) WCF
4 1 (0.88%) REST
4 1 (0.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.88%) CSS
4 1 (0.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.51%) EFT
4 2 (1.75%) NHS
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Telematics
5 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) UNIX
2 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) Test Scripting
2 29 (25.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.67%) Test Management
4 19 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.16%) Unit Testing
8 14 (12.28%) System Testing
9 13 (11.40%) Workflow
10 12 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 12 (10.53%) Automated Testing
11 11 (9.65%) Validation
12 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.77%) Scrum
12 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
13 9 (7.89%) Use Case
13 9 (7.89%) Content Management
13 9 (7.89%) ETL
13 9 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.16%) C#
2 8 (7.02%) SQL
3 7 (6.14%) VB
4 5 (4.39%) Python
5 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.63%) C
7 2 (1.75%) Java
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (19.30%) ISEB
2 21 (18.42%) SC Cleared
2 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.39%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.88%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) vSphere
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) SAP
3 9 (7.89%) HP
3 9 (7.89%) Informatica
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) Serena
5 2 (1.75%) WSO2
6 1 (0.88%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) JDA
6 1 (0.88%) Sage
6 1 (0.88%) TOWER Software
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