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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 26 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.88% 0.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -
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
West Midlands

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
160 104 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.92% 77.04% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 74 50
Median daily rate £343 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +5.26%
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 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 7 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
Stafford - 3 £250 -
Tamworth - 3 £275 -
Regression Testing
West Midlands

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 14 (77.78%) JIRA
2 8 (44.44%) Release Management
2 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Requirements Management
3 7 (38.89%) V-Model
3 7 (38.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (38.89%) Change Control
4 6 (33.33%) IEC 61508
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) Perl
4 6 (33.33%) Case Management
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Back Office
7 3 (16.67%) Electronics
7 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
7 3 (16.67%) Simulink
7 3 (16.67%) ERP
7 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
5 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripter
5 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (11.11%) Online Gambling
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (44.44%) Release Management
1 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Change Control
2 7 (38.89%) Requirements Management
2 7 (38.89%) V-Model
3 6 (33.33%) Case Management
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.56%) Coverity