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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 56 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.26% 1.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Median daily rate £241 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +2.36%
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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 492 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.10% 84.97% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 368 316
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 18
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +11 8 £241 -22.41%
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) NHS
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Lead Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Lead
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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