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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 133 125 143
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 10 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.50% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Median daily rate £500 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.12% -7.14%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2315 2383 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.47% 77.04% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1597 1611
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 101 121
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.70 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% +5.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Devon 0 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £500 -
Bristol -8 1 - - 2
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) RESTful
2 16 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (66.67%) Web Services
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) HTML
5 9 (37.50%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Node.js
7 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 7 (29.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (29.17%) Front End Development
7 7 (29.17%) Protractor
7 7 (29.17%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 7 (29.17%) HTML5
7 7 (29.17%) Jasmine
8 6 (25.00%) QA
8 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.83%) C
10 4 (16.67%) Validation
10 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 4 (16.67%) Groovy
11 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 3 (12.50%) Android

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 7 (29.17%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (29.17%) Jasmine
2 7 (29.17%) Karma Test Runner
2 7 (29.17%) Protractor
3 3 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
1 10 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Applications Developer
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Developer in Test
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) RESTful
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
3 7 (29.17%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Front End Development
4 7 (29.17%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Data Validation
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 1 (4.17%) MODAF
9 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 4 (16.67%) Groovy
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (12.50%) ISEB
6 2 (8.33%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
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