The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 56 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 23 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.73% 1.39% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 1.79% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
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£325 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £282 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
663 615 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.55% 77.55% 71.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 393 224
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 12
Average hourly rate £15.13 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.31% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.35 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Wales region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 15 £325 -18.75% 1
West Wales - 4 £375 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
3 17 (65.38%) ISEB
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) Scrum
4 16 (61.54%) Java
4 16 (61.54%) Test Scripting
5 15 (57.69%) .NET
6 14 (53.85%) Selenium
6 14 (53.85%) TDD
6 14 (53.85%) BDD
7 13 (50.00%) Test-First Development
7 13 (50.00%) JMeter
8 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
9 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
10 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
10 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
11 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
11 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
12 6 (23.08%) SQL
12 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
13 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (19.23%) MS Project
13 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
13 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
13 5 (19.23%) UNIX
13 5 (19.23%) Windows
13 5 (19.23%) Linux
13 5 (19.23%) RUP
13 5 (19.23%) NHS

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Selenium
2 13 (50.00%) JMeter
3 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
4 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
5 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
5 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Test Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Tester
2 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Java Card
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
2 16 (61.54%) Test Scripting
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 13 (50.00%) Test-First Development
5 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) RUP
9 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) Use Case
11 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) ISEB
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) OpenText
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP