The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Wales 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 55 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.24% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£400 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 278 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 74.34% 71.10% 66.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 180 175
Average daily rate £375 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £15.58 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Regression Testing
Wales

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the South Wales region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -7 6 £400 +50.94%
Newport - 1 - -
Torfaen - - - -
Regression Testing
Wales

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Sun
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) 2G
3 7 (58.33%) Handset
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 7 (58.33%) Apple
3 7 (58.33%) 3G
3 7 (58.33%) WAP
3 7 (58.33%) Toad
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Ant
3 7 (58.33%) SOAP
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 7 (58.33%) J2ME
3 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
3 7 (58.33%) 4G
3 7 (58.33%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (58.33%) eggPlant
3 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) QA

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) 3G
1 7 (58.33%) 2G
1 7 (58.33%) 4G
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Ant
2 7 (58.33%) Toad
2 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
2 7 (58.33%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (58.33%) eggPlant
3 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) QA Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) J2ME
1 7 (58.33%) WAP
1 7 (58.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Handset
1 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Sun
1 7 (58.33%) HP
1 7 (58.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft