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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 179 170 175
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 21 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.78% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.02% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 42 32
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£340 £413 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.62% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £271 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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London

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
4462 5505 5941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.10% 76.55% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3356 4070 4380
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 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 94
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -33.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 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 22 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 (45.76%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) Finance
3 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (25.42%) Java
6 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
7 12 (20.34%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (20.34%) Selenium
7 12 (20.34%) Oracle
8 11 (18.64%) XML
8 11 (18.64%) HP
8 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
8 11 (18.64%) Banking
9 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
9 10 (16.95%) QA
9 10 (16.95%) Migration
10 9 (15.25%) Web Services
10 9 (15.25%) Windows
10 9 (15.25%) JIRA
11 8 (13.56%) Degree
11 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
11 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
11 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.56%) ISEB
12 7 (11.86%) Scrum
12 7 (11.86%) MySQL
12 7 (11.86%) Linux
12 7 (11.86%) SoapUI
12 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.78%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Project
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.69%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
1 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
1 3 (5.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) Star Schema
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Selenium
2 9 (15.25%) JIRA
3 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
4 7 (11.86%) SoapUI
5 5 (8.47%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (6.78%) JMeter
6 4 (6.78%) Subversion
6 4 (6.78%) LoadUI
7 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.08%) Calabash
7 3 (5.08%) Robotium
7 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.08%) TestDirector
7 3 (5.08%) JUnit
8 2 (3.39%) Toad
8 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.39%) JBehave
8 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.39%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.69%) Trac
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Front Office
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.39%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
2 16 (27.12%) Tester
3 14 (23.73%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.39%) UAT Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Perl Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) XML
2 9 (15.25%) Web Services
3 6 (10.17%) SOAP
4 5 (8.47%) .NET
5 4 (6.78%) HTML
5 4 (6.78%) FIXML
5 4 (6.78%) REST
6 3 (5.08%) JSON
6 3 (5.08%) FpML
6 3 (5.08%) J2EE
7 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.39%) Spring
7 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.39%) Java EE
7 2 (3.39%) CGI
7 2 (3.39%) HTML5
7 2 (3.39%) FastCGI
8 1 (1.69%) CSS3
8 1 (1.69%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.08%) Derivative
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Market Risk
4 3 (5.08%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.39%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.39%) Data Conversion
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.69%) Verilog
6 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) UNIX
4 4 (6.78%) Android
4 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
4 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
5 10 (16.95%) Migration
5 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
7 7 (11.86%) Automation Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Scrum
8 6 (10.17%) TDD
8 6 (10.17%) Project Management
8 6 (10.17%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.47%) System Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.47%) OO
10 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) VBA
4 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.78%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) PHP
5 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.08%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) Groovy
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) C
7 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) ISEB
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.69%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 11 (18.64%) HP
3 4 (6.78%) Murex
4 2 (3.39%) Sybase
4 2 (3.39%) Informatica
4 2 (3.39%) Apple
4 2 (3.39%) Open Text
4 2 (3.39%) Teradata
4 2 (3.39%) F5
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) jBASE
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.69%) Charles River
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Temenos
5 1 (1.69%) Fidessa
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago