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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 198 185 188
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 50 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.75% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £229 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £478 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
Regression Testing
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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
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 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
Hampshire -9 18 £300 +9.58% 5
Buckinghamshire - 11 £211 -
Oxfordshire 0 4 £265 -24.28% 1
Kent -6 4 £263 -13.22% 1
Surrey -8 4 £243 -13.47% 3
Berkshire -2 3 £275 -21.42% 1
West Sussex 0 2 £400 +24.03%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 50 (49.50%) Test Scripting
2 25 (24.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (23.76%) ISEB
3 24 (23.76%) SQL
4 23 (22.77%) Test Strategy
5 22 (21.78%) Windows
5 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
6 21 (20.79%) Test Automation
7 20 (19.80%) QA
8 19 (18.81%) HP
9 18 (17.82%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
10 16 (15.84%) Finance
10 16 (15.84%) Oracle
10 16 (15.84%) Java
11 15 (14.85%) Test Management
12 14 (13.86%) JIRA
12 14 (13.86%) Linux
12 14 (13.86%) Functional Testing
13 13 (12.87%) MS Office
14 12 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro
14 12 (11.88%) ISTQB
14 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
14 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.89%) Automated Testing
15 11 (10.89%) VBScript
15 11 (10.89%) UNIX
16 10 (9.90%) Python
16 10 (9.90%) XML
16 10 (9.90%) Dynamics GP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.97%) CMS
2 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Office
2 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
3 2 (1.98%) Mingle
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.97%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.98%) Magento
6 1 (0.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) VPN
2 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.97%) DMZ
2 3 (2.97%) Intranet
2 3 (2.97%) LAN
2 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.98%) FTP
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.99%) 2G
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) Megaco
4 1 (0.99%) ISUP
4 1 (0.99%) H.323
4 1 (0.99%) CDMA
4 1 (0.99%) GPRS
4 1 (0.99%) GSM
4 1 (0.99%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.99%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) DB2
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) JIRA
2 12 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (9.90%) Selenium
4 7 (6.93%) JMeter
4 7 (6.93%) JUnit
5 6 (5.94%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.95%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.96%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.97%) Robotium
8 3 (2.97%) Zephyr
8 3 (2.97%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.97%) TestDirector
8 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.98%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Electronics
5 3 (2.97%) Billing
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 2 (1.98%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Military
7 1 (0.99%) Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Analyst
2 33 (32.67%) Test Analyst
3 20 (19.80%) Tester
4 12 (11.88%) Test Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Consultant
5 9 (8.91%) Test Leader
6 6 (5.94%) QA Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) QA Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Test Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) QA Tester
8 4 (3.96%) Technical Tester
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Quality Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) XML
2 9 (8.91%) .NET
3 6 (5.94%) SOAP
4 5 (4.95%) Web Services
4 5 (4.95%) HTML
5 3 (2.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.97%) Middleware
6 2 (1.98%) JSON
6 2 (1.98%) Django
6 2 (1.98%) ODBC
6 2 (1.98%) REST
6 2 (1.98%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.98%) JDBC
7 1 (0.99%) JSP
7 1 (0.99%) CSS
7 1 (0.99%) DOM
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) NHS
2 4 (3.96%) Device Driver
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.97%) iSeries
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.98%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Linux
3 11 (10.89%) UNIX
4 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.97%) Solaris
6 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.98%) Android
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Test Scripting
2 25 (24.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (22.77%) Test Strategy
4 21 (20.79%) Test Automation
5 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
6 15 (14.85%) Test Management
7 14 (13.86%) Functional Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
9 11 (10.89%) Automated Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.91%) Migration
11 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.91%) System Testing
12 8 (7.92%) Manual Testing
12 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.93%) CRM
13 7 (6.93%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (5.94%) Validation
14 6 (5.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.76%) SQL
2 16 (15.84%) Java
3 11 (10.89%) VBScript
4 10 (9.90%) Python
5 8 (7.92%) VB
5 8 (7.92%) C#
6 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.94%) C
8 5 (4.95%) PHP
9 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.97%) C++
11 2 (1.98%) Perl
11 2 (1.98%) Ruby
11 2 (1.98%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.99%) XPath
12 1 (0.99%) Groovy
12 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (23.76%) ISEB
2 12 (11.88%) ISTQB
2 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (7.92%) Degree
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.98%) HND
5 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.80%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.97%) SCCM
3 2 (1.98%) nmon
4 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.81%) HP
3 16 (15.84%) Oracle
4 9 (8.91%) IBM
5 4 (3.96%) Intel
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco
6 3 (2.97%) Endeca
6 3 (2.97%) Google
6 3 (2.97%) Coremetrics
6 3 (2.97%) VMware
7 2 (1.98%) Telerik
7 2 (1.98%) Demandware
7 2 (1.98%) hybris
7 2 (1.98%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.98%) ATG
8 1 (0.99%) Informatica
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.99%) Symantec
8 1 (0.99%) Appcelerator
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