The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 135 116 90
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -26
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 9 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.39% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.56% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 29
Average daily rate £438 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -22.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 1605 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.88% 69.63% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 990 1473
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 61 146
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £18.14 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Regression Testing
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £444 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £270 -
Devon - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Test Management
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Back Office
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Management
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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