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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 108 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate £375 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £308 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Warwickshire +5 4 £750 +150.00% 1
Shropshire - 4 £275 -
Birmingham -1 3 £400 +45.45%
Coventry -7 2 £325 +4.83%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 8 (38.10%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) ISEB
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Pega
5 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) VBScript
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (14.29%) NFS
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Samba
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Military
3 2 (9.52%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
1 2 (9.52%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
1 2 (9.52%) Physics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) NFS
1 3 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Pega
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Baan
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft