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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 122 142 161
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 37 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 0.61% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.73% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 33
Median daily rate £463 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £416 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.37 -
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -
Regression Testing
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
2818 2875 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.33% 83.92% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2237 2303 3677
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 £350 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016, 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 24 (42.11%) Finance
1 24 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (36.84%) QA
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) Java
4 15 (26.32%) SQL
5 14 (24.56%) JIRA
5 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
6 13 (22.81%) Front Office
7 11 (19.30%) Banking
8 10 (17.54%) Subversion
8 10 (17.54%) Fixed Income
8 10 (17.54%) Selenium
8 10 (17.54%) SDLC
9 9 (15.79%) Defect Management
9 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 9 (15.79%) Derivative
9 9 (15.79%) .NET
9 9 (15.79%) C#
9 9 (15.79%) XML
10 8 (14.04%) SOAP
10 8 (14.04%) Python
10 8 (14.04%) Oracle
10 8 (14.04%) HP
10 8 (14.04%) AOP
10 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
10 8 (14.04%) Scrum
10 8 (14.04%) TDD
10 8 (14.04%) Back Office

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 (5.26%) IIS
1 3 (5.26%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.51%) Beauchamp
3 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
2 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) Impala
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) JIRA
2 10 (17.54%) Selenium
2 10 (17.54%) Subversion
3 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
5 4 (7.02%) TestDirector
6 3 (5.26%) EasyMock
6 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 3 (5.26%) JMeter
6 3 (5.26%) JUnit
6 3 (5.26%) Mocha
6 3 (5.26%) Mockito
6 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Front Office
3 11 (19.30%) Banking
4 8 (14.04%) Back Office
4 8 (14.04%) Financial Institution
4 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Programme Director
7 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
1 9 (15.79%) XML
2 8 (14.04%) SOAP
3 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.26%) Middleware
6 3 (5.26%) REST
6 3 (5.26%) RESTful
6 3 (5.26%) WPF
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.51%) CSS
7 2 (3.51%) JSON
7 2 (3.51%) JSP
7 2 (3.51%) Kafka
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Fixed Income
2 9 (15.79%) Derivative
3 8 (14.04%) Hedge funds
4 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.26%) Grid Computing
6 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (3.51%) Fintech
7 2 (3.51%) Statistics
8 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
4 10 (17.54%) SDLC
5 9 (15.79%) Defect Management
5 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 8 (14.04%) AOP
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) TDD
6 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Migration
8 6 (10.53%) API Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (8.77%) System Testing
9 5 (8.77%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) C#
4 8 (14.04%) Python
5 5 (8.77%) Perl
5 5 (8.77%) PHP
5 5 (8.77%) Scala
6 3 (5.26%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.26%) Jython
6 3 (5.26%) Ruby
7 2 (3.51%) C
7 2 (3.51%) R
7 2 (3.51%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
1 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.84%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) WCAG
3 1 (1.75%) Basel III
3 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) HP
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) SmartStream
3 4 (7.02%) Charles River
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) Adobe
4 3 (5.26%) Murex
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Linedata
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com