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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 206 194 195
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 38 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.72% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 19
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£284 £308 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.72% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £236 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £505 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £306 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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
6777 6136 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.86% 71.32% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 3427 3292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 241 317
Average hourly rate £21.82 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.86% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.08 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £211 -61.59% 1
Hampshire -16 9 £293 +11.42% 4
Oxfordshire - 7 £453 - 1
Berkshire +4 4 £313 -10.71% 3
Kent -6 3 £215 -28.92% 1
Surrey -17 2 £295 +22.66% 6
West Sussex +6 1 £400 +24.03%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 38 (45.78%) Test Scripting
2 22 (26.51%) Test Automation
3 21 (25.30%) ISEB
3 21 (25.30%) SQL
3 21 (25.30%) Windows
4 19 (22.89%) Finance
4 19 (22.89%) QA
5 17 (20.48%) HP
6 16 (19.28%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (18.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (18.07%) Java
8 14 (16.87%) JIRA
8 14 (16.87%) Test Management
9 13 (15.66%) Functional Testing
9 13 (15.66%) MS Office
9 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
10 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
11 11 (13.25%) Degree
11 11 (13.25%) ISTQB
11 11 (13.25%) Integration Testing
11 11 (13.25%) Python
11 11 (13.25%) Oracle
11 11 (13.25%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (12.05%) Linux
12 10 (12.05%) Selenium
12 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.05%) Software Testing
12 10 (12.05%) Manual Testing
12 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (3.61%) CMS
1 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Office
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Mingle
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.41%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.41%) Magento
4 1 (1.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
2 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.61%) DMZ
2 3 (3.61%) VPN
2 3 (3.61%) LAN
3 2 (2.41%) FTP
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.20%) Megaco
4 1 (1.20%) ISUP
4 1 (1.20%) H.323
4 1 (1.20%) Intranet
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) CDMA
4 1 (1.20%) GPRS
4 1 (1.20%) GSM
4 1 (1.20%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.20%) UMTS
4 1 (1.20%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) JIRA
2 11 (13.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (12.05%) Selenium
4 7 (8.43%) JMeter
4 7 (8.43%) JUnit
5 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (4.82%) Bugzilla
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.61%) WatiN
7 3 (3.61%) Robotium
7 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.61%) TestDirector
7 3 (3.61%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.61%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.41%) TestLink
8 2 (2.41%) Toad
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 3 (3.61%) Billing
5 2 (2.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Analyst
2 26 (31.33%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Tester
4 9 (10.84%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Quality Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Test Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Tester
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Tester
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) XML
3 6 (7.23%) SOAP
4 5 (6.02%) Web Services
5 2 (2.41%) ODBC
5 2 (2.41%) JDBC
5 2 (2.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.41%) Middleware
5 2 (2.41%) Django
5 2 (2.41%) JSON
5 2 (2.41%) REST
5 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.20%) JSP
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.20%) Telematics
5 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.20%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) UNIX
4 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.41%) Solaris
7 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.41%) Android
8 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Test Scripting
2 22 (26.51%) Test Automation
3 15 (18.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (16.87%) Test Management
5 13 (15.66%) Functional Testing
6 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
7 11 (13.25%) Integration Testing
8 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.05%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.05%) Manual Testing
9 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Use Case
10 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Migration
10 7 (8.43%) Scrum
10 7 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.23%) CRM
11 6 (7.23%) Validation
11 6 (7.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 15 (18.07%) Java
3 11 (13.25%) Python
4 9 (10.84%) VBScript
5 8 (9.64%) C#
6 7 (8.43%) VB
7 6 (7.23%) C
7 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.02%) PHP
9 4 (4.82%) C++
9 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.41%) Perl
10 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.41%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) Groovy
11 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.20%) XPath
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) ISEB
2 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.61%) HND
7 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (19.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) nmon
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) HP
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) Intel
4 4 (4.82%) IBM
5 3 (3.61%) Telerik
5 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) ATG
6 2 (2.41%) hybris
6 2 (2.41%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.41%) Demandware
7 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago