The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 177 179 183
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 19 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.71% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.92% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 28
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £270 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £30.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.93% -11.78%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4472 5631 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.89% 76.51% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 4195 4373
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 88
Average hourly rate £22.38 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.70 £15.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 25 (37.31%) Finance
3 20 (29.85%) Java
4 19 (28.36%) Selenium
4 19 (28.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (26.87%) Test Scripting
5 18 (26.87%) Oracle
6 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
7 16 (23.88%) QA
8 13 (19.40%) WebDriver
9 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.91%) Web Services
10 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (14.93%) Integration Testing
11 10 (14.93%) Banking
11 10 (14.93%) Migration
11 10 (14.93%) Automation Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
12 9 (13.43%) ISEB
12 9 (13.43%) MySQL
12 9 (13.43%) Windows
12 9 (13.43%) Linux
12 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
12 9 (13.43%) TDD
12 9 (13.43%) Scrum
12 9 (13.43%) Degree
12 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
12 9 (13.43%) SoapUI
12 9 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (11.94%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Project
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.49%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.49%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
2 3 (4.48%) SSL
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.49%) 4G
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) 3G
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) 2G
4 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MySQL
2 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.97%) Star Schema
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Big Data
6 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.49%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.49%) QlikView
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Selenium
2 13 (19.40%) WebDriver
3 9 (13.43%) SoapUI
4 8 (11.94%) JIRA
5 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.46%) LoadUI
6 4 (5.97%) JMeter
6 4 (5.97%) Subversion
6 4 (5.97%) Toad
6 4 (5.97%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (4.48%) TestDirector
7 3 (4.48%) JUnit
7 3 (4.48%) Maven
7 3 (4.48%) Robotium
7 3 (4.48%) Calabash
7 3 (4.48%) eggPlant
7 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.99%) JBehave
8 2 (2.99%) Ant
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Front Office
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.99%) Electronics
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Tester
3 13 (19.40%) Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.99%) QA Leader
8 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Migration Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.99%) Business Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Perl Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) Web Services
2 8 (11.94%) XML
2 8 (11.94%) SOAP
3 5 (7.46%) HTML
3 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 5 (7.46%) REST
4 4 (5.97%) JSON
5 3 (4.48%) J2EE
6 2 (2.99%) XSLT
6 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) CGI
6 2 (2.99%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.99%) Java EE
6 2 (2.99%) HTML5
6 2 (2.99%) FastCGI
7 1 (1.49%) CSS3
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Market Risk
3 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.99%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.99%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Verilog
5 1 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Handset
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Android
2 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.97%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (26.87%) Test Scripting
3 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
4 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.93%) Integration Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Automation Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Migration
7 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.43%) TDD
7 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
7 9 (13.43%) Scrum
7 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.45%) System Testing
8 7 (10.45%) BDD
8 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.96%) Project Management
10 5 (7.46%) ETL
10 5 (7.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 20 (29.85%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) VBA
4 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.97%) Ruby
4 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.97%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) PHP
5 3 (4.48%) Groovy
6 2 (2.99%) C
6 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) ISEB
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Basel III
2 1 (1.49%) EMIR
2 1 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.49%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.99%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) HP
3 2 (2.99%) F5
3 2 (2.99%) Murex
3 2 (2.99%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) Informatica
3 2 (2.99%) Apple
3 2 (2.99%) Open Text
3 2 (2.99%) Teradata
4 1 (1.49%) Brady
4 1 (1.49%) Telerik
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.49%) Charles River
4 1 (1.49%) Sun
4 1 (1.49%) Calypso
4 1 (1.49%) Fidessa