The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 211 177 218
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +41
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 28 61 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.03% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 16
Average daily rate £263 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £271 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £382 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -22.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6617 5926 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.86% 70.61% 65.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3692 3097 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 251 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Regression Testing
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -1 8 £488 +36.93% 5
Berkshire -25 7 £261 -28.42% 2
Oxfordshire +5 5 £200 -25.92%
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £245 +53.12%
Surrey -8 3 £295 +7.27% 2
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
3 12 (20.69%) QA
3 12 (20.69%) Finance
3 12 (20.69%) ISEB
4 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 10 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (17.24%) Oracle
6 9 (15.52%) C#
6 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
7 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 8 (13.79%) Test Strategy
8 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Degree
8 7 (12.07%) Migration
8 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
8 7 (12.07%) IBM
8 7 (12.07%) C++
8 7 (12.07%) Windows
9 6 (10.34%) UNIX
9 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 6 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (10.34%) Validation
9 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Time Management
9 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.72%) Maximo
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) RTP
1 3 (5.17%) SS7
1 3 (5.17%) ISUP
1 3 (5.17%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (3.45%) MGW
2 2 (3.45%) 4G
2 2 (3.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) 2G
3 1 (1.72%) Megaco
3 1 (1.72%) ATM
3 1 (1.72%) CDMA
3 1 (1.72%) GPRS
3 1 (1.72%) GSM
3 1 (1.72%) ISDN
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) PSTN
3 1 (1.72%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.72%) UMTS
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.72%) Introscope
4 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.72%) Toad
4 1 (1.72%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.72%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.72%) FogBugz
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Analyst
2 23 (39.66%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.45%) OBIEE Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Design Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Manual Tester
9 1 (1.72%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Middleware
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) JDBC
4 1 (1.72%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.72%) EPoS
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
2 8 (13.79%) Test Strategy
2 8 (13.79%) Scrum
3 7 (12.07%) Migration
3 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
4 6 (10.34%) Manual Testing
4 6 (10.34%) Time Management
4 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
4 6 (10.34%) Validation
5 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.62%) System Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Test Management
6 4 (6.90%) Game Development
6 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) C#
3 7 (12.07%) C++
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.62%) Python
6 4 (6.90%) C
7 3 (5.17%) Java
8 2 (3.45%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) VBScript
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) ISEB
2 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) Degree
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) nmon
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) Informatica
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Huawei
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus
6 1 (1.72%) webMethods
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec
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