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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 218 196 189
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 40 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.37% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.53% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £37.50
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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
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 10 £308 +17.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 9 £350 +27.27%
Hampshire -20 8 £356 +35.71% 2
Surrey -3 4 £325 -13.33% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £480 -
East Sussex -2 2 £425 -
West Sussex -8 1 - -
Kent - 1 £350 -
Sussex - - - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 24 (30.77%) QA
3 23 (29.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (29.49%) Finance
4 21 (26.92%) Test Management
5 18 (23.08%) SQL
6 17 (21.79%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (20.51%) ISEB
8 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (16.67%) System Testing
9 13 (16.67%) JIRA
9 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.10%) Integration Testing
11 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (14.10%) MS Office
12 10 (12.82%) Windows
12 10 (12.82%) Performance Testing
12 10 (12.82%) Degree
13 9 (11.54%) Use Case
13 9 (11.54%) Functional Testing
13 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (11.54%) HP
14 8 (10.26%) Java
15 7 (8.97%) Python
15 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
15 7 (8.97%) XML
15 7 (8.97%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.28%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.28%) Megaco
3 1 (1.28%) ISUP
3 1 (1.28%) H.323
3 1 (1.28%) CDMA
3 1 (1.28%) GPRS
3 1 (1.28%) GSM
3 1 (1.28%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.28%) UMTS
3 1 (1.28%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) JIRA
2 6 (7.69%) Selenium
3 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) JUnit
5 3 (3.85%) TestDirector
5 3 (3.85%) JMeter
5 3 (3.85%) WatiN
6 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.56%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.28%) Trac
7 1 (1.28%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Automotive
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Tester
4 9 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) QA Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.56%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) XML
2 6 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (5.13%) SOAP
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) JSON
4 2 (2.56%) Django
4 2 (2.56%) REST
4 2 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) XSLT
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Smart Meter
2 4 (5.13%) EFT
2 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.56%) Open Source
4 2 (2.56%) Telematics
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) UNIX
3 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 23 (29.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (26.92%) Test Management
4 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.67%) System Testing
5 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.10%) Integration Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Performance Testing
9 9 (11.54%) Use Case
9 9 (11.54%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Content Management
10 7 (8.97%) Scrum
11 6 (7.69%) Validation
11 6 (7.69%) Analytics
11 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (7.69%) Manual Testing
12 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Java
3 7 (8.97%) Python
4 6 (7.69%) C
4 6 (7.69%) C#
5 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.85%) PHP
7 3 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) VBScript
9 1 (1.28%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) ISEB
2 10 (12.82%) Degree
3 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.85%) HND
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) vSphere
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (21.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) HP
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Cisco
4 3 (3.85%) Telerik
5 2 (2.56%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.28%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Intel
6 1 (1.28%) Informatica
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.28%) TOWER Software