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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 109 112 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 24 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.51% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.64% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £299 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £750 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.69 -
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -
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
2267 2036 1767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.89% 79.44% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1135 1016
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 94
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.91 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 0 6 £275 - 2
Birmingham -9 6 £370 -15.42%
Warwickshire 0 5 £410 -30.21% 1
Coventry -11 4 £383 +17.84%
Worcestershire - 2 £475 -
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (45.28%) Test Scripting
4 20 (37.74%) JIRA
5 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
7 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
8 13 (24.53%) Functional Testing
8 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
8 13 (24.53%) ISEB
8 13 (24.53%) .NET
8 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
8 13 (24.53%) Web Services
9 12 (22.64%) MS Office
9 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
9 12 (22.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
10 11 (20.75%) System Testing
10 11 (20.75%) Python
10 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
10 11 (20.75%) ISTQB
11 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
11 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
12 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (16.98%) Selenium
13 8 (15.09%) Release Management
13 8 (15.09%) Validation
14 7 (13.21%) Migration
14 7 (13.21%) Requirements Management

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 3 (5.66%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.66%) nginx
3 2 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
3 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.66%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.66%) Route 53
1 3 (5.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.77%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
1 3 (5.66%) SSL
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.89%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) JIRA
2 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
2 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
3 9 (16.98%) Selenium
4 7 (13.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (11.32%) HP UFT
6 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.55%) Subversion
7 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.77%) Hudson
9 2 (3.77%) PhantomJS
9 2 (3.77%) TestDirector
9 2 (3.77%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.89%) FogBugz
10 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (5.66%) Back Office
1 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 16 (30.19%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Tester
4 6 (11.32%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Test Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.43%) Software Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Developer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Regression Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Agile Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Manual Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) WebOps Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
1 13 (24.53%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) XML
3 5 (9.43%) SOAP
4 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) ELK Stack
5 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.66%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (5.66%) OAuth
5 3 (5.66%) REST
5 3 (5.66%) RESTful
5 3 (5.66%) SAML
5 3 (5.66%) Sensu
5 3 (5.66%) WCF
5 3 (5.66%) XSD
5 3 (5.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Data Conversion
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (3.77%) Online Gambling
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (45.28%) Test Scripting
4 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
5 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
6 13 (24.53%) Functional Testing
7 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
7 12 (22.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (20.75%) System Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
10 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (15.09%) Release Management
11 8 (15.09%) Validation
12 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
12 7 (13.21%) Change Control
12 7 (13.21%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (13.21%) Migration
12 7 (13.21%) Requirements Management
12 7 (13.21%) Stress Testing
12 7 (13.21%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Python
3 6 (11.32%) Perl
4 5 (9.43%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.66%) MATLAB
5 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) XAML
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) ISEB
2 11 (20.75%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) IEC 61508
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.66%) Ansible
2 3 (5.66%) collectd
2 3 (5.66%) Kibana
2 3 (5.66%) logstash
2 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.66%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) Salt
2 3 (5.66%) StatsD
2 3 (5.66%) Terraform
3 2 (3.77%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.66%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Coverity
5 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.89%) Pega
5 1 (1.89%) SAP