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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 120 117 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 17 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.30% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate £381 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -
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
2342 2011 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1199 934
Average daily rate £400 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 100 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry -2 6 £391 +42.27% 2
Staffordshire +12 2 - - 3
Birmingham - 1 £313 - 2
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (37.50%) SQL
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Unix
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
5 6 (18.75%) ISEB
5 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) ETL
6 5 (15.63%) MS Office
6 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) Java
6 5 (15.63%) SAP
6 5 (15.63%) QA
6 5 (15.63%) Selenium
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Data Conversion
6 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Pega
7 4 (12.50%) System Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) WinRunner
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.25%) Military
1 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
1 17 (53.13%) Test Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Web Applications Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 3 (9.38%) WCF
2 3 (9.38%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) XSD
2 3 (9.38%) XSLT
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) SAP Basis
3 2 (6.25%) SAP PI
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Conversion
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.50%) System Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Data Transformation
7 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) VBScript
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) NFS
1 3 (9.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Pega
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) HP
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