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 5 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 172 174 174
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 33 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.62% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 37
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £221 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £627 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.63% +9.23%
Regression Testing
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
4607 4525 5619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.04% 77.31% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3642 3375 4180
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015, 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 31 (54.39%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Banking
3 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 15 (26.32%) Degree
3 15 (26.32%) QA
4 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
4 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 11 (19.30%) Linux
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.30%) ISEB
8 10 (17.54%) Windows
8 10 (17.54%) C
8 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
9 9 (15.79%) Investment Banking
9 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.79%) C++
9 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 9 (15.79%) Oracle
9 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.04%) Perl
10 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (14.04%) JIRA
10 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.28%) Selenium
11 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.28%) Java
11 7 (12.28%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 3 (5.26%) Node.js
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.75%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) SaaS
2 4 (7.02%) PaaS
2 4 (7.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) RTSP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) Star Schema
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Big Data
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 7 (12.28%) Selenium
3 4 (7.02%) JMeter
3 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) TestDirector
4 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.51%) Maven
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.75%) RSpec
6 1 (1.75%) Hudson
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.75%) Gradle
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (54.39%) Finance
2 21 (36.84%) Banking
3 9 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.77%) Front Office
6 4 (7.02%) Retail
7 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.75%) Billing
8 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.75%) Back Office
8 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 5 (8.77%) XML
2 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) SOAP
3 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) JMX
3 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.26%) HTML5
4 3 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (3.51%) CSS3
5 2 (3.51%) RESTful
5 2 (3.51%) JSON
5 2 (3.51%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.75%) FpML
6 1 (1.75%) .NET
6 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.53%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.51%) IPTV
5 2 (3.51%) Derivative
5 2 (3.51%) EMC Centera
5 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.75%) Wiki
6 1 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
6 1 (1.75%) EFT
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) UNIX
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.51%) Android
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
4 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.77%) Manual Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Test Management
6 5 (8.77%) V-Model
6 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) DevOps
7 4 (7.02%) Low Latency
7 4 (7.02%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) C
3 9 (15.79%) C++
3 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Perl
5 7 (12.28%) Python
5 7 (12.28%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) VBA
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) Groovy
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) C#
8 2 (3.51%) VBScript
8 2 (3.51%) VB
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 11 (19.30%) ISEB
3 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) MCITP
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.02%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Teradata
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) Netezza
5 3 (5.26%) Greenplum
5 3 (5.26%) Vertica
6 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.51%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) Sybase
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Murex
7 1 (1.75%) Calypso
7 1 (1.75%) Software AG
7 1 (1.75%) Retek
7 1 (1.75%) Telerik
7 1 (1.75%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.75%) Red Gate
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago