The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 23 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.73% 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +38.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 112 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.04% 77.78% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 79 41
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +63.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the Staffordshire region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Tamworth - 3 £275 -
Stafford - 2 £250 - 1
Regression Testing
West Midlands

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
5 1 (11.11%) Games
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
5 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) Simulink
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) FogBugz
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Coverity