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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 198 194 195
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 63 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.83% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £283 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £202 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +176.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 22 £333 -1.33% 6
Berkshire +8 16 £350 +16.66% 8
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £270 +28.57%
Surrey +4 10 £400 +64.94% 2
West Sussex -7 3 £340 -15.00%
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.76%) Selenium
4 32 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (23.48%) Security Cleared
6 30 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 29 (21.97%) ISEB
8 25 (18.94%) Microsoft
9 24 (18.18%) HP
9 24 (18.18%) C#
9 24 (18.18%) SQL
9 24 (18.18%) System Testing
9 24 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 24 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (16.67%) QA
10 22 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 18 (13.64%) .NET
11 18 (13.64%) ISTQB
12 15 (11.36%) JIRA
12 15 (11.36%) Integration Testing
12 15 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (11.36%) BDD
12 15 (11.36%) VB
12 15 (11.36%) Finance
13 14 (10.61%) Scrum
13 14 (10.61%) HTML
13 14 (10.61%) WebDriver
14 13 (9.85%) SoapUI
14 13 (9.85%) Subversion
14 13 (9.85%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (7.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.79%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) Documentum
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Magento
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.76%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.76%) IPv4
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) SNMP
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.58%) DB2
3 5 (3.79%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) Ingres
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (25.76%) Selenium
2 15 (11.36%) JIRA
3 14 (10.61%) WebDriver
4 13 (9.85%) SoapUI
4 13 (9.85%) Subversion
4 13 (9.85%) HP UFT
5 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
8 8 (6.06%) LoadRunner
9 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.55%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (2.27%) TestComplete
13 2 (1.52%) TestPartner
14 1 (0.76%) Maven
14 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.76%) Redmine
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Retail
3 5 (3.79%) Billing
4 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.27%) Automotive
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (49.24%) Analyst
2 59 (44.70%) Test Analyst
3 30 (22.73%) Tester
4 13 (9.85%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 9 (6.82%) Regression Tester
7 7 (5.30%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.55%) QA Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (4.55%) Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (2.27%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.64%) .NET
2 14 (10.61%) HTML
3 12 (9.09%) XML
4 8 (6.06%) SOAP
4 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.55%) Web Services
6 5 (3.79%) Flash
6 5 (3.79%) J2EE
6 5 (3.79%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (3.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (1.52%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.52%) RESTful
8 2 (1.52%) JSON
9 1 (0.76%) WCF
9 1 (0.76%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.76%) Ajax
9 1 (0.76%) CSS
9 1 (0.76%) JSP
9 1 (0.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.79%) Smart Meter
2 5 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.03%) iSeries
4 3 (2.27%) User Experience
4 3 (2.27%) AS400
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.76%) Handset
6 1 (0.76%) STB
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) UNIX
2 10 (7.58%) Linux
3 8 (6.06%) Android
3 8 (6.06%) Windows
3 8 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 43 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 24 (18.18%) System Testing
5 15 (11.36%) Integration Testing
5 15 (11.36%) BDD
6 14 (10.61%) Scrum
7 12 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 11 (8.33%) Test Management
8 11 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 11 (8.33%) TDD
8 11 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.58%) Manual Testing
9 10 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (6.82%) Software Testing
11 8 (6.06%) Performance Testing
11 8 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.18%) C#
1 24 (18.18%) SQL
2 15 (11.36%) VB
3 13 (9.85%) Java
4 8 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.27%) Python
5 3 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.76%) VBA
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (23.48%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 29 (21.97%) ISEB
4 24 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (13.64%) ISTQB
6 8 (6.06%) Degree
7 5 (3.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCITP
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCSE
9 1 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.76%) GxP
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.76%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 15 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.18%) HP
3 11 (8.33%) IBM
4 10 (7.58%) Oracle
5 5 (3.79%) SAP
5 5 (3.79%) Google
6 4 (3.03%) Coremetrics
6 4 (3.03%) Serena
6 4 (3.03%) Endeca
6 4 (3.03%) WSO2
6 4 (3.03%) Informatica
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco
7 2 (1.52%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.76%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.76%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.76%) Splunk
8 1 (0.76%) Compaq
8 1 (0.76%) JDA
8 1 (0.76%) Sage
8 1 (0.76%) webMethods
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