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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 113 134 132
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 27 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.82% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 4
Median daily rate £310 £310 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £282 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £384 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.69 £39.37 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.98%
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
2208 2549 2558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.74% 76.62% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1700 1698
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 140 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -3 9 £280 -9.67% 2
Dorset +5 6 £325 - 2
Somerset +23 4 £213 -44.26% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £305 -
Wiltshire +12 2 £500 +66.66% 3
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.71%) QA
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
7 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) HP
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 6 (17.14%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) RESTful
8 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
9 5 (14.29%) System Testing
9 5 (14.29%) BDD
9 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 5 (14.29%) Java
9 5 (14.29%) Linux
9 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
9 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (11.43%) SAP
10 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft

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 (5.71%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) RS-232
1 2 (5.71%) RS-422
1 2 (5.71%) RTP
1 2 (5.71%) Skype
1 2 (5.71%) SNMP
1 2 (5.71%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.71%) VLAN
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (8.57%) Protractor
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) TestComplete
3 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Tester
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Software Tester
3 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Functional Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Software QA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) UAT Manager
7 2 (5.71%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) RESTful
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) HTML5
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) iPad
2 3 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
3 12 (34.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.29%) BDD
6 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) System Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Document Management
8 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) Test Management
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Groovy
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Lotus
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.86%) Guidewire
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