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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 135 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.27% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
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£375 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £327 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £435 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.07% -25.41%
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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
2386 2214 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.94% 75.85% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1337 1081
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 88 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Wiltshire +5 3 £315 +16.66%
Bristol +3 2 £370 -17.77% 1
Dorset +1 1 £500 +21.21%
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Devon - - - -
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England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) QA
4 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) ISEB
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (26.09%) System Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) JIRA
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) SAP
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) System Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) HND
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) OCA
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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