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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 174 153 172
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 25 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.87% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.13% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 26
Average daily rate
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£477 £356 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £302 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.45% -8.54%
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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
4236 4781 4794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.85% 77.06% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3291 3511 3645
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (37.84%) Banking
3 28 (37.84%) SQL
4 21 (28.38%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (22.97%) Test Scripting
7 14 (18.92%) Investment Banking
7 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 12 (16.22%) Risk Management
9 11 (14.86%) Validation
10 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.51%) Monte Carlo Method
10 10 (13.51%) Credit Risk
11 9 (12.16%) Market Risk
11 9 (12.16%) QA
11 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
11 9 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (12.16%) ISEB
11 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (10.81%) Test Strategy
12 8 (10.81%) Derivative
13 7 (9.46%) ISTQB
13 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.46%) Java
13 7 (9.46%) Windows
13 7 (9.46%) TDD
13 7 (9.46%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.35%) CMS
1 1 (1.35%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.35%) Agresso
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) SAN
1 3 (4.05%) NAS
2 2 (2.70%) ATM
2 2 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
1 5 (6.76%) Selenium
2 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) JUnit
3 3 (4.05%) Appium
4 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.70%) TestNG
4 2 (2.70%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.35%) Ant
5 1 (1.35%) Calabash
5 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) JMeter
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.35%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 28 (37.84%) Banking
3 14 (18.92%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.46%) Front Office
5 6 (8.11%) Retail
6 5 (6.76%) Legal
7 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.70%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Publishing
8 1 (1.35%) French Language
8 1 (1.35%) Advertising
8 1 (1.35%) Local Government
8 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Analyst
2 18 (24.32%) Business Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Tester
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Market Risk Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Report Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Release Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) CSS
3 2 (2.70%) SOAP
3 2 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.70%) RESTful
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.35%) XSL
4 1 (1.35%) XSLT
4 1 (1.35%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.35%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.35%) Saxon XSLT
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Credit Risk
3 9 (12.16%) Market Risk
4 8 (10.81%) Derivative
5 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.70%) Equities
8 2 (2.70%) iSeries
9 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.35%) Wiki
9 1 (1.35%) FMCG
9 1 (1.35%) Statistics
9 1 (1.35%) EPoS
9 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (22.97%) Test Scripting
4 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
5 12 (16.22%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.86%) Validation
7 10 (13.51%) Monte Carlo Method
8 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) Test Strategy
10 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.46%) TDD
11 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.11%) BDD
12 5 (6.76%) Scrum
12 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
12 5 (6.76%) Migration
12 5 (6.76%) CRM
13 4 (5.41%) OO
13 4 (5.41%) V-Model
13 4 (5.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) Java
3 5 (6.76%) C
4 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) Perl
5 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.05%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) C++
6 2 (2.70%) VBA
6 2 (2.70%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) XQuery
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) Korn
7 1 (1.35%) Groovy
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) Scala
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) ISEB
2 7 (9.46%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.11%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) MCITP
5 2 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco
3 3 (4.05%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Perforce
5 1 (1.35%) OpenText
5 1 (1.35%) Teradata
5 1 (1.35%) Telerik
5 1 (1.35%) Netezza
5 1 (1.35%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.35%) Tableau
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (1.35%) Vertica
5 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
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