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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 51 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 11 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.99% 2.63% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 3.22% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 10
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.12% -7.14%
Regression Testing
UK

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
424 652 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.81% 81.81% 79.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 441 407
Median daily rate £388 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 10
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
South Wales -3 9 £325 - 2
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 8 (61.54%) Test-First Development
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
4 8 (61.54%) BDD
4 8 (61.54%) SpecFlow
4 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
4 8 (61.54%) JMeter
5 7 (53.85%) Kanban
5 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) ISEB
6 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Validation
8 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) V-Model
8 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (7.69%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
3 8 (61.54%) JMeter
3 8 (61.54%) SpecFlow
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XForms
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 8 (61.54%) BDD
4 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Test-First Development
5 7 (53.85%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) V-Model
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Server Building
8 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle