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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 171 187 191
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 21 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 21
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £386 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
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
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £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 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Regression Testing
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 23 (40.35%) Finance
3 19 (33.33%) QA
4 18 (31.58%) Oracle
5 17 (29.82%) Selenium
5 17 (29.82%) Test Automation
6 15 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 14 (24.56%) Integration Testing
7 14 (24.56%) Java
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
8 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (19.30%) Linux
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.54%) MySQL
10 10 (17.54%) Migration
11 9 (15.79%) Scrum
11 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
11 9 (15.79%) JIRA
12 8 (14.04%) SoapUI
12 8 (14.04%) System Testing
12 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.04%) Banking
12 8 (14.04%) SOAP
12 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
13 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
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 1 August 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%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.75%) Markit EDM
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%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
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 17 (29.82%) Selenium
2 9 (15.79%) JIRA
3 8 (14.04%) SoapUI
4 7 (12.28%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.77%) JUnit
5 5 (8.77%) Toad
5 5 (8.77%) JMeter
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%) 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
9 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (40.35%) 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 10 (17.54%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Automation Tester
5 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.51%) UAT Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 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%) FastCGI
6 2 (3.51%) jQuery
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%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) Data Conversion
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%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
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 17 (29.82%) Test Automation
2 15 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 14 (24.56%) Integration Testing
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.54%) Migration
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
6 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 8 (14.04%) System Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.28%) TDD
8 7 (12.28%) Automation Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.53%) OO
10 5 (8.77%) ETL
10 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
11 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 6 (10.53%) 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 19 (33.33%) 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 6 (10.53%) 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
2 3 (5.26%) HP
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%) 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%) Calypso
4 1 (1.75%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.75%) EMC
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) Brady