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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 131 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £261 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £353 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £15.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+109.52% -55.00%
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
2348 2433 2355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.95% 77.88% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1558 1632 1571
Median daily rate £388 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 111 120
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £17.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Dorset - 4 £315 -
Devon +7 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £500 - 2
Bristol -2 1 £400 +14.28% 4
Wiltshire -6 1 £500 - 2
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 14 (46.67%) RESTful
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) Web Services
4 10 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 8 (26.67%) QA
6 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
7 7 (23.33%) BDD
7 7 (23.33%) Node.js
7 7 (23.33%) HTML5
7 7 (23.33%) Jasmine
7 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (23.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
7 7 (23.33%) Protractor
7 7 (23.33%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) HTML
7 7 (23.33%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.67%) C
10 4 (13.33%) Validation
10 4 (13.33%) Groovy
10 4 (13.33%) ISTQB

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 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) CTI
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
1 7 (23.33%) Jasmine
1 7 (23.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 7 (23.33%) Protractor
2 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Developer
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Tester
5 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) QA Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Software QA Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Developer in Test
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) RESTful
1 14 (46.67%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
2 7 (23.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (23.33%) BDD
4 7 (23.33%) Front End Development
4 7 (23.33%) Isomorphic JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Validation
7 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Document Management
8 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.33%) Test Management
9 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) C
4 4 (13.33%) Groovy
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (10.00%) ISEB
6 2 (6.67%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus
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