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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 227 203 178
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -25
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 37 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.40% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.57% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 35
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£350 £263 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
7286 5994 6023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.01% 70.69% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4103 3270 2926
Average daily rate £386 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 232 350
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 9 £325 +18.27%
Berkshire +3 8 £308 -7.16% 4
Hampshire -21 8 £356 +35.71% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £480 -
Surrey -5 4 £338 - 3
East Sussex +4 1 - -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 37 (43.02%) Test Scripting
2 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 24 (27.91%) ISEB
3 23 (26.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (25.58%) QA
5 21 (24.42%) Test Management
6 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
6 19 (22.09%) SQL
7 18 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (17.44%) Test Strategy
8 15 (17.44%) JIRA
8 15 (17.44%) HP
9 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.95%) Windows
10 12 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (12.79%) Degree
11 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
11 11 (12.79%) System Testing
11 11 (12.79%) MS Office
11 11 (12.79%) Python
11 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.63%) Use Case
12 10 (11.63%) ISTQB
12 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.47%) Selenium
13 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.47%) .NET
13 9 (10.47%) Oracle
13 9 (10.47%) C
13 9 (10.47%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) JBoss
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Office
2 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Magento
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.16%) Summit
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.16%) Megaco
3 1 (1.16%) ISUP
3 1 (1.16%) H.323
3 1 (1.16%) CDMA
3 1 (1.16%) GPRS
3 1 (1.16%) GSM
3 1 (1.16%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.16%) UMTS
3 1 (1.16%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
1 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.16%) DB2
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) JIRA
2 9 (10.47%) Selenium
3 8 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.65%) JUnit
4 4 (4.65%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.49%) WatiN
5 3 (3.49%) JMeter
5 3 (3.49%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.33%) TestNG
6 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.33%) TestLink
7 1 (1.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Automotive
4 3 (3.49%) Electronics
4 3 (3.49%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Test Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Tester
4 9 (10.47%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) QA Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) QA Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Test Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) SOAP
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) Django
3 2 (2.33%) JSON
3 2 (2.33%) REST
3 2 (2.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) EFT
3 4 (4.65%) Device Driver
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) Telematics
5 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.16%) Open Source
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) UNIX
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Test Scripting
2 23 (26.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (24.42%) Test Management
4 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.44%) Test Strategy
6 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
6 11 (12.79%) System Testing
6 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.63%) Use Case
8 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.30%) Manual Testing
9 8 (9.30%) Content Management
9 8 (9.30%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.14%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Analytics
11 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.81%) Requirements Management
12 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) Python
3 9 (10.47%) C
3 9 (10.47%) C#
3 9 (10.47%) Java
4 8 (9.30%) VBScript
5 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.65%) PHP
6 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.65%) VB
7 3 (3.49%) C++
8 2 (2.33%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.33%) Perl
8 2 (2.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) ISEB
2 12 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (12.79%) Degree
4 10 (11.63%) ISTQB
5 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.98%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.49%) HND
9 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.58%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) vSphere
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) HP
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) Intel
5 3 (3.49%) Telerik
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco
6 2 (2.33%) ATG
6 2 (2.33%) Red Gate
6 2 (2.33%) Demandware
6 2 (2.33%) hybris
7 1 (1.16%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.16%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
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