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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 126 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 13 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.01% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 13
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £416 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.69 -
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -
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
2221 2578 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.52% 80.76% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1797 1698
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 107 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £23.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Bristol 0 3 £320 -8.57% 1
Wiltshire -4 3 £438 +9.37%
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
Somerset +18 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £344 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 20 (52.63%) Functional Testing
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (39.47%) Test Scripting
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) HP
6 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
6 9 (23.68%) QA
7 8 (21.05%) Python
8 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
9 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
9 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Test Planning
9 6 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (15.79%) System Testing
9 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) SAP
10 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
10 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Selenium
10 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
10 5 (13.16%) SDLC
10 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
10 5 (13.16%) iPad
10 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) RS-232
1 2 (5.26%) RS-422
1 2 (5.26%) RTP
1 2 (5.26%) Skype
1 2 (5.26%) SNMP
1 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) VLAN
1 2 (5.26%) VoIP
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
4 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Tester
3 6 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 5 (13.16%) Functional Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Software Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) UAT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) UAT Tester
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) jQuery
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) iPad
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Functional Testing
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (39.47%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) System Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Test Planning
7 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.16%) SDLC
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.53%) User Stories
9 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Python
2 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.16%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) HP
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.26%) Guidewire
4 2 (5.26%) Lotus
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Apple