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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 116 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 30 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Median daily rate £335 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £490 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £328 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.71% -27.66%
Regression Testing
England

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
2670 1908 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1140 1011
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 92 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.87 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 12 £305 +10.90%
Coventry -5 11 £340 +13.33% 1
Birmingham -7 4 £225 -30.76% 1
Shropshire -19 2 £500 -16.66%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (41.51%) Test Scripting
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (30.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (30.19%) Functional Testing
5 15 (28.30%) .NET
5 15 (28.30%) MS Office
6 14 (26.42%) JIRA
7 13 (24.53%) Migration
7 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.53%) System Testing
8 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
8 12 (22.64%) Web Services
8 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
8 12 (22.64%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (20.75%) QA
9 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
9 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
9 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
10 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
10 10 (18.87%) ISEB
10 10 (18.87%) Selenium
11 9 (16.98%) ETL
11 9 (16.98%) XML
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.98%) Java
11 9 (16.98%) Data Conversion
12 8 (15.09%) RESTful
12 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server

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 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Office
2 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) JIRA
2 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
3 10 (18.87%) Selenium
4 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
6 5 (9.43%) WinRunner
7 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.66%) JUnit
9 2 (3.77%) Ant
9 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.77%) Maven
9 2 (3.77%) Subversion
9 2 (3.77%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.89%) JMeter
10 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (5.66%) Back Office
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
1 17 (32.08%) Test Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Tester
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Software Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Test Leader
6 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Web Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.66%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) SAP Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Web Applications Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Web Automation Tester
9 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Automation Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 12 (22.64%) Web Services
3 9 (16.98%) XML
4 8 (15.09%) RESTful
5 7 (13.21%) WCF
5 7 (13.21%) XSD
5 7 (13.21%) XSLT
6 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.32%) SOAP
7 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.66%) OAuth
8 3 (5.66%) REST
8 3 (5.66%) SAML
9 2 (3.77%) CSS
9 2 (3.77%) J2EE
9 2 (3.77%) JSP
9 2 (3.77%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Conversion
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.89%) EPoS
3 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Unix
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (41.51%) Test Scripting
2 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (30.19%) Functional Testing
3 16 (30.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (24.53%) Migration
4 13 (24.53%) System Testing
5 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
6 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
6 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.98%) ETL
8 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
8 8 (15.09%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (15.09%) Validation
9 7 (13.21%) Change Control
9 7 (13.21%) Data Transformation
9 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (13.21%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) Perl
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.55%) XAML
6 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) QA
2 8 (15.09%) Data Quality
3 5 (9.43%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Pega