The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / South West
Rank 119 123 141
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 19 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.59% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Median daily rate £315 £409 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.93% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £545 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 2379 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.31% 81.00% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1619 1637
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the South West region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +6 5 £314 +16.20% 1
Bristol +4 5 £500 +21.95% 1
Somerset +2 2 £400 +42.22% 2
Gloucestershire +1 2 £306 -41.66% 1
Dorset - 1 £363 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 9 (27.27%) QA
3 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) HP
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
7 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
7 5 (15.15%) JIRA
7 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
8 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
8 4 (12.12%) C#

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
4 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
4 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
5 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.06%) Ant
6 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
6 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.06%) Maven
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) JMeter
7 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Tester
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Automation Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Tester
9 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
9 2 (6.06%) Web Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Web Tester
10 1 (3.03%) Integration Test Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Test Management
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.09%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) DevOps
8 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) System Testing
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
9 2 (6.06%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) F#
2 4 (12.12%) VBScript
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) CCAB
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) HP
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.06%) Guidewire
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore