The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 173 186 186
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 22 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.59% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £329 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4351 5412 5829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.97% 76.12% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3228 4048 4323
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 95 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.90 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £48.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the City of London region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the City of London region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Finance
3 20 (35.09%) QA
4 18 (31.58%) Selenium
4 18 (31.58%) Oracle
5 16 (28.07%) Test Automation
6 14 (24.56%) Java
6 14 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
7 13 (22.81%) Integration Testing
8 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
9 11 (19.30%) Linux
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.54%) MySQL
11 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 9 (15.79%) Migration
11 9 (15.79%) Scrum
11 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
11 9 (15.79%) SoapUI
12 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
12 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.04%) JIRA
12 8 (14.04%) Banking
12 8 (14.04%) SOAP
12 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
12 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
13 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (12.28%) TDD
13 7 (12.28%) Degree

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.75%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.75%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) SSL
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) LDAP
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) 4G
3 2 (3.51%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.51%) 2G
3 2 (3.51%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
1 10 (17.54%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) Star Schema
4 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Big Data
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) DB2
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Selenium
2 9 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
3 8 (14.04%) JIRA
4 6 (10.53%) JMeter
4 6 (10.53%) JUnit
5 5 (8.77%) Toad
5 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.77%) LoadUI
6 4 (7.02%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.26%) TestDirector
7 3 (5.26%) Maven
8 2 (3.51%) TestNG
8 2 (3.51%) eggPlant
8 2 (3.51%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (3.51%) Subversion
8 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.51%) Ant
9 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Front Office
4 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Tester
3 9 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Automation Tester
4 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (3.51%) QA Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Perl Developer
7 2 (3.51%) UAT Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior QA Tester
7 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) SOAP
3 5 (8.77%) XML
3 5 (8.77%) REST
4 4 (7.02%) JSON
5 3 (5.26%) .NET
6 2 (3.51%) jQuery
6 2 (3.51%) FastCGI
6 2 (3.51%) Java EE
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.51%) WAP
6 2 (3.51%) CGI
6 2 (3.51%) J2ME
6 2 (3.51%) HTML
7 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.75%) CSS
7 1 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) JMS
7 1 (1.75%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Derivative
1 4 (7.02%) Market Risk
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.51%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.51%) Handset
3 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.75%) Verilog
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Test Automation
2 14 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
3 13 (22.81%) Integration Testing
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.79%) Migration
5 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.28%) TDD
7 7 (12.28%) System Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Automation Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.53%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) ETL
9 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) VBA
3 5 (8.77%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) Groovy
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) C
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB
3 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) EMIR
2 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.75%) Basel II
2 1 (1.75%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Control-M
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) F5
3 2 (3.51%) Open Text
3 2 (3.51%) Teradata
3 2 (3.51%) Apple
3 2 (3.51%) HP
3 2 (3.51%) Informatica
3 2 (3.51%) Sun
3 2 (3.51%) Murex
3 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 2 (3.51%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Charles River
4 1 (1.75%) EMC
4 1 (1.75%) Calypso
4 1 (1.75%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) Brady
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