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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank - 49 48
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.70% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.39% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Average daily rate
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- £295 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
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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
501 418 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.06% 70.97% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 276 233
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Average hourly rate £22.15 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £21.60 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
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 1 September 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - - - - 2
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
2 9 (64.29%) Maven
2 9 (64.29%) Ant
2 9 (64.29%) SOAP
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) SoapUI
3 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) HP
3 8 (57.14%) LoadRunner
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) JIRA
4 7 (50.00%) QA
4 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (42.86%) eggPlant
5 6 (42.86%) 4G
5 6 (42.86%) REST
5 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 6 (42.86%) 2G
5 6 (42.86%) Handset
5 6 (42.86%) Apple
5 6 (42.86%) 3G
5 6 (42.86%) Sun
5 6 (42.86%) WAP
5 6 (42.86%) Toad

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) 3G
1 6 (42.86%) 2G
1 6 (42.86%) 4G
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Ant
1 9 (64.29%) Maven
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
1 9 (64.29%) SoapUI
2 8 (57.14%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 8 (57.14%) LoadRunner
3 6 (42.86%) Toad
3 6 (42.86%) eggPlant
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) JBehave
5 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) QA Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) SOAP
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) J2ME
3 6 (42.86%) WAP
3 6 (42.86%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (42.86%) Handset
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Scrum
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Test Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) CRM
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Logistics
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Groovy
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) XQuery
3 2 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Apple
2 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft