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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 126 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.65% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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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
1967 1684 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.48% 71.60% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 879 565
Average daily rate £375 £370 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 100 86
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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
Staffordshire -10 3 £280 -6.66%
Wolverhampton +6 1 £250 -
Coventry -3 1 £275 -29.03%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) JSTL
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft