The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 103 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 17 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.81% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Median daily rate £375 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £750 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1865 1974 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.06% 80.90% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1080 911
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 94
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £11.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £37.50
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 the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the West Midlands region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the West Midlands region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Staffordshire +8 5 £275 - 1
Warwickshire -1 5 £430 -42.66%
Birmingham -2 5 £390 -2.50% 2
Coventry -16 1 £410 +26.15%
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.95%) Web Services
6 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
6 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (23.81%) JIRA
7 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Selenium
7 9 (21.43%) .NET
7 9 (21.43%) MS Office
7 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 9 (21.43%) ISEB
7 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 9 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) Validation
8 8 (19.05%) SOAP
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle
9 7 (16.67%) HP UFT
9 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 7 (16.67%) System Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Jenkins

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.14%) nginx
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
1 3 (7.14%) Route 53
1 3 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.38%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JIRA
2 9 (21.43%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 7 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.52%) Subversion
6 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (4.76%) Hudson
8 2 (4.76%) PhantomJS
9 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.38%) JMeter
9 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (4.76%) Electronics
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Test Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Regression Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (2.38%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 9 (21.43%) .NET
3 8 (19.05%) SOAP
4 6 (14.29%) CSS
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) REST
4 6 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (7.14%) ELK Stack
5 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 3 (7.14%) jQuery
5 3 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (7.14%) OAuth
5 3 (7.14%) RESTful
5 3 (7.14%) SAML
5 3 (7.14%) Sensu
5 3 (7.14%) WCF
5 3 (7.14%) XSD
5 3 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Conversion
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Test Scripting
3 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Validation
7 7 (16.67%) System Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.90%) ERP
10 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.52%) OO
10 4 (9.52%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) XAML
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISEB
2 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.38%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
2 3 (7.14%) collectd
2 3 (7.14%) Kibana
2 3 (7.14%) logstash
2 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Salt
2 3 (7.14%) StatsD
2 3 (7.14%) Terraform
3 2 (4.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Rackspace
3 3 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Coverity
5 1 (2.38%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
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