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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 70 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 1.77% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.55% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
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£275 £388 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +31.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £37.50
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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
520 353 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.69% 69.35% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 190 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -21 2 £275 -29.03%
North Wales - - - - 1
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Regression Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
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