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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 191 190 158
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 59 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.59% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.81% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 29
Average daily rate
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£345 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £209 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
7060 6547 5727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.37% 72.91% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4055 3616 3016
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 241
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Berkshire +5 20 £350 +16.66% 1
Hampshire +7 19 £340 +7.93% 2
Surrey +8 7 £400 -20.00% 8
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £284 -15.92% 6
West Sussex -19 3 £340 -
East Sussex - 3 £425 - 4
Kent - 1 £325 - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 46 (36.51%) Test Scripting
2 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 28 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 26 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
6 24 (19.05%) Selenium
7 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
8 21 (16.67%) SQL
9 20 (15.87%) ISEB
10 19 (15.08%) System Testing
11 18 (14.29%) C#
12 17 (13.49%) HP
13 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
13 16 (12.70%) QA
14 15 (11.90%) Finance
14 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
15 14 (11.11%) Unit Testing
15 14 (11.11%) Test Strategy
15 14 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (10.32%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (10.32%) Test Automation
16 13 (10.32%) JIRA
16 13 (10.32%) ISTQB
16 13 (10.32%) Windows
17 12 (9.52%) VB
17 12 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
18 11 (8.73%) WebDriver
18 11 (8.73%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 8 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.97%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Documentum
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Magento
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.59%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.79%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.79%) Sage ERP X3
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.79%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.17%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.38%) HTTP
4 2 (1.59%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) ATM
5 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) DB2
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (3.97%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) Ingres
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (19.05%) Selenium
2 13 (10.32%) JIRA
3 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.73%) WebDriver
4 11 (8.73%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (8.73%) Subversion
5 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.56%) LoadRunner
6 7 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.17%) Trac
8 4 (3.17%) LabVIEW
9 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.59%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.59%) JUnit
10 2 (1.59%) JMeter
10 2 (1.59%) TestPartner
10 2 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Billing
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
4 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (43.65%) Analyst
2 48 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 21 (16.67%) Tester
4 13 (10.32%) Test Manager
5 12 (9.52%) Consultant
6 10 (7.94%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
8 8 (6.35%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (4.76%) Regression Tester
9 6 (4.76%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.97%) Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.17%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Automation Tester
12 3 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) HTML
1 11 (8.73%) .NET
1 11 (8.73%) XML
2 7 (5.56%) SOAP
3 6 (4.76%) Web Services
3 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.97%) J2EE
4 5 (3.97%) Flash
5 4 (3.17%) XSLT
6 3 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (2.38%) REST
7 2 (1.59%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.59%) RESTful
7 2 (1.59%) JSON
8 1 (0.79%) WCF
8 1 (0.79%) Ajax
8 1 (0.79%) CSS
8 1 (0.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.59%) NHS
4 2 (1.59%) AS400
4 2 (1.59%) iSeries
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) STB
5 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) UNIX
3 7 (5.56%) Linux
4 6 (4.76%) Android
4 6 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.51%) Test Scripting
2 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
5 19 (15.08%) System Testing
6 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 14 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 13 (10.32%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.73%) Scrum
10 11 (8.73%) Workflow
11 10 (7.94%) Software Testing
11 10 (7.94%) Test Management
12 9 (7.14%) BDD
12 9 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 9 (7.14%) Migration
12 9 (7.14%) ETL
12 9 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.67%) SQL
2 18 (14.29%) C#
3 12 (9.52%) VB
4 10 (7.94%) Java
5 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.17%) Python
7 3 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 28 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.87%) ISEB
3 14 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (10.32%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.76%) Degree
6 3 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) HP AIS
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MCSE
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.70%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.79%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.49%) HP
3 11 (8.73%) SAP
4 10 (7.94%) Oracle
5 9 (7.14%) IBM
6 8 (6.35%) Informatica
6 8 (6.35%) Serena
7 3 (2.38%) Google
7 3 (2.38%) WSO2
8 2 (1.59%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.59%) Endeca
9 1 (0.79%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.79%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.79%) JDA
9 1 (0.79%) Sage
9 1 (0.79%) VMware
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco
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Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
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