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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 213 197 191
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 36 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.72% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 22
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£280 £311 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.04% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £229 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £535 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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
6784 6217 7162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.36% 71.44% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3803 3457 3422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 318
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +9 11 £211 -61.59% 1
Hampshire -15 11 £300 -3.22% 3
Berkshire +1 3 £313 -16.66% 3
Kent -3 3 £215 -28.92% 2
Surrey -7 3 £240 -0.20% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £283 - 2
West Sussex +3 1 £400 +24.03%
East Sussex - 1 - -
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England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 44 (49.44%) Test Scripting
2 23 (25.84%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) ISEB
3 22 (24.72%) Test Automation
4 21 (23.60%) Windows
5 20 (22.47%) QA
6 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
6 18 (20.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (19.10%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (19.10%) HP
8 16 (17.98%) Test Strategy
8 16 (17.98%) JIRA
9 15 (16.85%) Test Management
9 15 (16.85%) Finance
9 15 (16.85%) Java
10 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
11 13 (14.61%) Functional Testing
11 13 (14.61%) Oracle
11 13 (14.61%) MS Office
12 11 (12.36%) Python
12 11 (12.36%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
12 11 (12.36%) Integration Testing
12 11 (12.36%) Selenium
12 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
13 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
13 10 (11.24%) Linux
13 10 (11.24%) UNIX
14 9 (10.11%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.37%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.37%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Mingle
4 1 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.25%) Magento
5 1 (1.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) VPN
2 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.37%) DMZ
2 3 (3.37%) LAN
2 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.25%) FTP
3 2 (2.25%) HTTP
3 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.12%) 2G
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) Megaco
4 1 (1.12%) ISUP
4 1 (1.12%) H.323
4 1 (1.12%) CDMA
4 1 (1.12%) GPRS
4 1 (1.12%) GSM
4 1 (1.12%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.12%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) DB2
4 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) JIRA
2 11 (12.36%) Selenium
2 11 (12.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (7.87%) JUnit
3 7 (7.87%) JMeter
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.49%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.49%) Bugzilla
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.37%) TestDirector
6 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.37%) WatiN
6 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.37%) Robotium
6 3 (3.37%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Electronics
4 3 (3.37%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Military
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Analyst
2 28 (31.46%) Test Analyst
3 19 (21.35%) Tester
4 10 (11.24%) Test Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) QA Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) QA Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.49%) Test Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 4 (4.49%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Quality Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Tester
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Tester
10 2 (2.25%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) .NET
2 8 (8.99%) XML
3 6 (6.74%) SOAP
4 5 (5.62%) Web Services
5 2 (2.25%) JDBC
5 2 (2.25%) ODBC
5 2 (2.25%) Middleware
5 2 (2.25%) JSON
5 2 (2.25%) Django
5 2 (2.25%) REST
5 2 (2.25%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 1 (1.12%) JSP
6 1 (1.12%) CSS
6 1 (1.12%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.49%) NHS
3 4 (4.49%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.12%) Telematics
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) UNIX
3 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.25%) Android
6 2 (2.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) Test Scripting
2 22 (24.72%) Test Automation
3 18 (20.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (17.98%) Test Strategy
5 15 (16.85%) Test Management
6 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
7 13 (14.61%) Functional Testing
8 11 (12.36%) Integration Testing
8 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
9 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.11%) Automated Testing
10 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.87%) Migration
11 7 (7.87%) Performance Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Scrum
11 7 (7.87%) CRM
12 6 (6.74%) Validation
12 6 (6.74%) Use Case
12 6 (6.74%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 15 (16.85%) Java
3 11 (12.36%) Python
4 9 (10.11%) C#
4 9 (10.11%) VBScript
5 7 (7.87%) VB
5 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.74%) C
7 5 (5.62%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.49%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) Perl
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
10 1 (1.12%) Groovy
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) ISEB
2 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) Degree
4 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.37%) HND
7 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.37%) SCCM
3 2 (2.25%) nmon
4 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) HP
3 13 (14.61%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) IBM
5 4 (4.49%) Intel
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco
6 3 (3.37%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) Telerik
7 2 (2.25%) hybris
7 2 (2.25%) Red Gate
7 2 (2.25%) Demandware
7 2 (2.25%) ATG
8 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.12%) Symantec
8 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator
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