The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 61 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.92% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£275 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +4.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Regression Testing
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
440 260 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.99% 65.33% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 148 175
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £97.00 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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
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 27 November 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
Cardiff -17 2 £275 -12.00% 1
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP