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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
London / City of London
Rank 126 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 29 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.75% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 33
Median daily rate £475 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +38.88%

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
2523 2588 4197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.08% 84.77% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2039 3297
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +77.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 26 (44.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) QA
3 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
4 18 (31.03%) SQL
5 16 (27.59%) Java
6 12 (20.69%) Front Office
6 12 (20.69%) Banking
6 12 (20.69%) JIRA
7 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.97%) SDLC
8 10 (17.24%) Selenium
8 10 (17.24%) Subversion
8 10 (17.24%) Fixed Income
9 9 (15.52%) Investment Banking
9 9 (15.52%) Derivative
9 9 (15.52%) C#
9 9 (15.52%) XML
9 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
10 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 8 (13.79%) Hedge funds
10 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
10 8 (13.79%) .NET
10 8 (13.79%) Back Office
10 8 (13.79%) Financial Institution
10 8 (13.79%) AOP
10 8 (13.79%) TDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) IIS
1 3 (5.17%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.72%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.45%) Impala
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) JIRA
2 10 (17.24%) Selenium
2 10 (17.24%) Subversion
3 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
4 7 (12.07%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.90%) HP UFT
6 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.90%) TestDirector
7 3 (5.17%) EasyMock
7 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.17%) JUnit
7 3 (5.17%) Mocha
7 3 (5.17%) Mockito
7 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.45%) JMeter
8 2 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Banking
2 12 (20.69%) Front Office
3 9 (15.52%) Investment Banking
4 8 (13.79%) Back Office
4 8 (13.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Tester
4 5 (8.62%) Automation Tester
5 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Financials Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Programme Director
6 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) XML
2 8 (13.79%) .NET
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
3 7 (12.07%) SOAP
4 5 (8.62%) HTML5
4 5 (8.62%) Web Services
5 3 (5.17%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.17%) Middleware
5 3 (5.17%) REST
5 3 (5.17%) WPF
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.45%) CSS
6 2 (3.45%) JSON
6 2 (3.45%) JSP
6 2 (3.45%) Kafka
6 2 (3.45%) RESTful
7 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Fixed Income
2 9 (15.52%) Derivative
3 8 (13.79%) Hedge funds
4 7 (12.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
7 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.17%) Grid Computing
7 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.45%) Fintech
8 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.45%) Reinsurance
8 2 (3.45%) Statistics
9 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.72%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
4 11 (18.97%) SDLC
4 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
6 8 (13.79%) AOP
6 8 (13.79%) TDD
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.07%) Defect Management
7 7 (12.07%) Load Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (10.34%) API Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.34%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 16 (27.59%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) C#
4 7 (12.07%) Python
5 5 (8.62%) Perl
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 5 (8.62%) Scala
6 3 (5.17%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) C
7 2 (3.45%) Jython
7 2 (3.45%) R
7 2 (3.45%) VBScript
8 1 (1.72%) ABAP
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (34.48%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) WCAG
3 1 (1.72%) Basel III
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.72%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) HP
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) SmartStream
3 4 (6.90%) Charles River
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Adobe
4 3 (5.17%) Murex
5 2 (3.45%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.72%) Linedata
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com