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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 160 189 143
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -46
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 46 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.41% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.53% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 44
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £278 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £455 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £16.50
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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
4408 5266 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.03% 77.10% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3885 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) Finance
3 22 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (27.27%) Banking
5 14 (21.21%) ISEB
5 14 (21.21%) QA
6 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 10 (15.15%) HP
9 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 9 (13.64%) JIRA
9 9 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.12%) XML
11 7 (10.61%) Java
11 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.61%) TDD
11 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.61%) Derivative
11 7 (10.61%) BDD
12 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
12 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (9.09%) Validation
12 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 6 (9.09%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (4.55%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.55%) MS Project
2 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP CRM
1 3 (4.55%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.52%) Agresso
2 1 (1.52%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.52%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) ATM
1 2 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
2 4 (6.06%) Selenium
3 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.55%) Calabash
3 3 (4.55%) NeoLoad
3 3 (4.55%) Appium
3 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Robotium
4 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.03%) TestNG
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
4 2 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.52%) Hudson
5 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.52%) Behat
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Front Office
3 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Test Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Tester
5 4 (6.06%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.06%) DBA
6 3 (4.55%) Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.03%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.03%) SAP Support
7 2 (3.03%) Applications Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) XML
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) FpML
4 3 (4.55%) FIXML
4 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) Middleware
6 1 (1.52%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) .NET
6 1 (1.52%) J2EE
6 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.52%) Spring
6 1 (1.52%) JSF
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (1.52%) ICEfaces
6 1 (1.52%) CSS3
6 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Derivative
3 5 (7.58%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.06%) Replication
5 3 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.03%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) PMI
7 1 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) Verilog
7 1 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.52%) iPad
7 1 (1.52%) iSeries
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
1 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
1 5 (7.58%) Android
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
4 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 9 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 8 (12.12%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.61%) TDD
7 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.61%) BDD
8 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.09%) Validation
8 6 (9.09%) CRM
8 6 (9.09%) Project Management
9 5 (7.58%) Migration
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) Manual Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Test Planning
9 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.06%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) Java
3 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) Ruby
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) ISEB
2 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) PMP
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) HP
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 3 (4.55%) Murex
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Tableau
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) Cerner
6 1 (1.52%) Temenos
6 1 (1.52%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) Sybase
6 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.52%) Perforce
6 1 (1.52%) Open Text
6 1 (1.52%) jBASE
6 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.52%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.52%) Xamarin