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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 140 162 165
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 45 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.90% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 20
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £306 £313
% change year-on-year
+19.68% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.38 -
% change year-on-year
+60.89% -
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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
3998 4564 4405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.07% 77.62% 76.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3125 3248 3365
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 48 69
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -34.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £17.33 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 39 (45.35%) SQL
3 34 (39.53%) Banking
4 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (29.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
7 17 (19.77%) Test Scripting
8 16 (18.60%) Investment Banking
9 15 (17.44%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (17.44%) Risk Management
10 14 (16.28%) ISEB
11 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
11 13 (15.12%) Business Analysis
11 13 (15.12%) QA
12 11 (12.79%) Derivative
12 11 (12.79%) Test Strategy
12 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
12 11 (12.79%) Validation
13 10 (11.63%) Credit Risk
13 10 (11.63%) Monte Carlo Method
14 9 (10.47%) Market Risk
14 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
14 9 (10.47%) HP
14 9 (10.47%) XML
15 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
15 8 (9.30%) JIRA
16 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
16 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (3.49%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.65%) MS Project
4 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Sentinel
2 3 (3.49%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Agresso
3 1 (1.16%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.16%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) SAN
1 3 (3.49%) NAS
2 2 (2.33%) ATM
2 2 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.49%) NeoLoad
2 3 (3.49%) Appium
2 3 (3.49%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.33%) TestNG
3 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) Calabash
3 2 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.16%) Hudson
4 1 (1.16%) Behat
4 1 (1.16%) Robotium
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 34 (39.53%) Banking
3 16 (18.60%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.14%) Front Office
5 5 (5.81%) Legal
6 4 (4.65%) Retail
7 2 (2.33%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Publishing
8 1 (1.16%) French Language
8 1 (1.16%) Local Government
8 1 (1.16%) Advertising
8 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Analyst
2 23 (26.74%) Business Analyst
3 19 (22.09%) Test Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Tester
5 6 (6.98%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) DBA
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) XML
2 4 (4.65%) FpML
3 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.49%) FIXML
4 2 (2.33%) CSS
4 2 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.16%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.16%) Saxon XSLT
5 1 (1.16%) JSON
5 1 (1.16%) SOAP
5 1 (1.16%) XSL
5 1 (1.16%) XSLT
5 1 (1.16%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.79%) Derivative
3 10 (11.63%) Credit Risk
4 9 (10.47%) Market Risk
5 7 (8.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (5.81%) Fixed Income
7 4 (4.65%) Replication
8 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.33%) Equities
9 2 (2.33%) iSeries
9 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.16%) iPad
10 1 (1.16%) FMCG
10 1 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.16%) PMI
10 1 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) UNIX
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.49%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (19.77%) Test Scripting
3 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
4 15 (17.44%) Risk Management
5 13 (15.12%) Business Analysis
6 11 (12.79%) Validation
6 11 (12.79%) Test Strategy
7 10 (11.63%) Monte Carlo Method
8 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.14%) TDD
8 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.14%) CRM
9 6 (6.98%) Scrum
9 6 (6.98%) BDD
10 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.81%) Manual Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) Java
3 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.81%) C
5 4 (4.65%) Perl
6 3 (3.49%) Python
7 2 (2.33%) Ruby
7 2 (2.33%) PHP
7 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.33%) C#
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) VBA
8 1 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) Korn
8 1 (1.16%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) ISEB
2 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) MCSE
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.49%) MCITP
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.16%) VCP4
6 1 (1.16%) PMP
6 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) HP
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Adobe
4 3 (3.49%) Murex
4 3 (3.49%) VMware
5 2 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.16%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.16%) jBASE
6 1 (1.16%) Cerner
6 1 (1.16%) Apple
6 1 (1.16%) Perforce
6 1 (1.16%) Open Text
6 1 (1.16%) Temenos
6 1 (1.16%) Sybase
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