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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 102 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.55% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
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£293 £344 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.90% -8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £485 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
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
1469 1456 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.91% 69.87% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 783 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 107
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 2 £275 -31.25%
Coventry +1 1 £310 -32.60%
Warwickshire -3 1 - - 3
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
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