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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 166 156 173
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 25 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.82% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.07% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 30
Average daily rate
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£525 £386 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% -11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £318 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
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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
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 29 (42.65%) Banking
3 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (32.35%) SQL
5 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (20.59%) Investment Banking
8 12 (17.65%) Credit Risk
8 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.18%) Risk Management
9 11 (16.18%) QA
9 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (14.71%) Monte Carlo Method
10 10 (14.71%) Degree
10 10 (14.71%) Validation
10 10 (14.71%) C
11 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.24%) ISEB
11 9 (13.24%) Market Risk
11 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
12 8 (11.76%) JIRA
12 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
12 8 (11.76%) C++
12 8 (11.76%) Perl
12 8 (11.76%) UNIX
13 7 (10.29%) Windows
13 7 (10.29%) Derivative
13 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.47%) CMS
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.94%) MS Project
5 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
1 3 (4.41%) PaaS
1 3 (4.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) NAS
3 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Hudson
4 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 29 (42.65%) Banking
3 14 (20.59%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Front Office
5 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.88%) Legal
6 2 (2.94%) Publishing
7 1 (1.47%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Local Government
7 1 (1.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Tester
5 5 (7.35%) Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Agile Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Market Risk Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) JMX
4 2 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.94%) RESTful
4 2 (2.94%) SOAP
4 2 (2.94%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.47%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.47%) FpML
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) XSL
5 1 (1.47%) XSLT
5 1 (1.47%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) Saxon XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.65%) Credit Risk
3 9 (13.24%) Market Risk
4 7 (10.29%) Derivative
5 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.94%) Equities
7 2 (2.94%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.47%) EPoS
8 1 (1.47%) NHS
8 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.47%) iSeries
8 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.47%) Statistics
8 1 (1.47%) IPTV
8 1 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) UNIX
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (16.18%) Risk Management
5 10 (14.71%) Monte Carlo Method
5 10 (14.71%) Validation
6 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) SDLC
8 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.88%) Greeks
10 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) C
3 8 (11.76%) C++
3 8 (11.76%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) Python
5 5 (7.35%) Java
6 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) VBScript
8 2 (2.94%) VBA
8 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) XQuery
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.47%) Korn
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) ISEB
3 8 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.41%) MCSE
5 3 (4.41%) MCITP
6 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.41%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.94%) Sybase
5 2 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (1.47%) Teradata
6 1 (1.47%) Telerik
6 1 (1.47%) OpenText
6 1 (1.47%) Retek
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter
6 1 (1.47%) Vertica
6 1 (1.47%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.47%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.47%) Netezza
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