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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 79 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% 1.39% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.96% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate
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- £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £306 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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
607 408 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.45% 71.08% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 268 237
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £23.59 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -13 1 - - 2
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Maven
3 6 (46.15%) Ant
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
4 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
4 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Apache Ivy
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Groovy
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) 3G
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Apache

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) 3G
1 3 (23.08%) 2G
1 3 (23.08%) 4G
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Maven
2 6 (46.15%) Ant
2 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
3 5 (38.46%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) Toad
4 3 (23.08%) eggPlant
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) JBehave
4 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
5 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (15.38%) JUnit
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) QA Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) J2ME
3 3 (23.08%) WAP
3 3 (23.08%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Handset
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Groovy
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) XQuery
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Sun
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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