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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 200 202 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 70 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 24
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£350 £283 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £204 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +182.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £38.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-29.08% +17.69%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Hampshire +4 30 £345 +15.00% 3
Surrey +7 14 £400 +64.94% 2
Berkshire +4 11 £350 +27.27% 6
Buckinghamshire -10 11 £238 +13.09%
Middlesex +5 2 - -
East Sussex -2 2 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.43%) Test Scripting
3 40 (31.50%) Selenium
4 30 (23.62%) Security Cleared
5 29 (22.83%) SC Cleared
6 28 (22.05%) SQL
6 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
7 26 (20.47%) HP
7 26 (20.47%) ISEB
8 25 (19.69%) C#
8 25 (19.69%) .NET
8 25 (19.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (18.90%) QA
9 24 (18.90%) System Testing
9 24 (18.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (18.11%) Automated Testing
11 21 (16.54%) Integration Testing
11 21 (16.54%) Java
11 21 (16.54%) MS Excel
12 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (13.39%) Test Automation
13 17 (13.39%) HP UFT
13 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
13 17 (13.39%) Scrum
14 16 (12.60%) HTML
14 16 (12.60%) WebDriver
14 16 (12.60%) ISTQB
15 15 (11.81%) BDD
15 15 (11.81%) SoapUI
15 15 (11.81%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (8.66%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.94%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.15%) IIS
4 2 (1.57%) JBoss
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.36%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (2.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.79%) Sage ERP X3
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.79%) IPv4
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) ATM
3 1 (0.79%) GSM
3 1 (0.79%) SNMP
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) DB2
3 5 (3.94%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.57%) DTS
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (31.50%) Selenium
2 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (13.39%) HP UFT
4 16 (12.60%) WebDriver
5 15 (11.81%) SoapUI
6 12 (9.45%) Subversion
6 12 (9.45%) JIRA
7 11 (8.66%) Cucumber
8 8 (6.30%) LoadRunner
8 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
9 7 (5.51%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.72%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.15%) TestComplete
12 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.79%) Maven
13 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (9.45%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Retail
3 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Billing
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) Automotive
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (51.18%) Analyst
2 57 (44.88%) Test Analyst
3 32 (25.20%) Tester
4 16 (12.60%) Test Engineer
5 9 (7.09%) Test Manager
5 9 (7.09%) Regression Tester
6 7 (5.51%) QA Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) Developer
6 7 (5.51%) Consultant
7 6 (4.72%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (3.94%) Test Consultant
8 5 (3.94%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Tester
9 4 (3.15%) Software Tester
9 4 (3.15%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) .NET
2 16 (12.60%) HTML
3 15 (11.81%) XML
4 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.87%) SOAP
6 7 (5.51%) Web Services
7 6 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (4.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (3.94%) REST
8 5 (3.94%) Flash
8 5 (3.94%) J2EE
9 3 (2.36%) Ajax
9 3 (2.36%) JSON
10 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.57%) XML Messaging
10 2 (1.57%) WinForms
10 2 (1.57%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.57%) DHTML
10 2 (1.57%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (1.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Smart Meter
1 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) iSeries
3 4 (3.15%) User Experience
3 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.15%) AS400
4 2 (1.57%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.57%) Statistics
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.79%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Linux
2 9 (7.09%) Windows
3 8 (6.30%) Android
3 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.30%) UNIX
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Solaris
4 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.43%) Test Scripting
3 25 (19.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (18.90%) System Testing
5 23 (18.11%) Automated Testing
6 21 (16.54%) Integration Testing
7 17 (13.39%) Test Automation
7 17 (13.39%) Scrum
8 15 (11.81%) BDD
9 12 (9.45%) Test Strategy
9 12 (9.45%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (9.45%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.45%) Software Testing
10 11 (8.66%) Waterfall
10 11 (8.66%) Manual Testing
11 10 (7.87%) Use Case
11 10 (7.87%) ITIL
11 10 (7.87%) TDD
12 9 (7.09%) Performance Testing
12 9 (7.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.05%) SQL
2 25 (19.69%) C#
3 21 (16.54%) Java
4 15 (11.81%) VB
5 11 (8.66%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.30%) VBScript
7 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.36%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.36%) Python
8 2 (1.57%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 30 (23.62%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.83%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.47%) ISEB
4 24 (18.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (12.60%) ISTQB
6 6 (4.72%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (3.94%) Degree
8 4 (3.15%) HP AIS
9 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.79%) MCITP
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.79%) MCSE
10 1 (0.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.90%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) GxP
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.47%) HP
3 13 (10.24%) Oracle
4 11 (8.66%) IBM
5 6 (4.72%) Google
6 5 (3.94%) Coremetrics
6 5 (3.94%) Endeca
7 3 (2.36%) WSO2
8 2 (1.57%) VMware
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco
9 1 (0.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) Compaq
9 1 (0.79%) Sage
9 1 (0.79%) webMethods
9 1 (0.79%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.79%) Terracotta
9 1 (0.79%) Splunk
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