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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 162 157 166
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 34 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.09% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 21
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£475 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.07% -25.41%
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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
4136 4857 4561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.50% 77.65% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3514 3520
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 (45.24%) Finance
2 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (39.29%) SQL
4 29 (34.52%) Banking
5 24 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
7 17 (20.24%) Test Scripting
8 15 (17.86%) Investment Banking
9 14 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
10 13 (15.48%) QA
11 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
11 11 (13.10%) ISEB
11 11 (13.10%) Validation
12 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
12 10 (11.90%) Derivative
12 10 (11.90%) TDD
12 10 (11.90%) Credit Risk
12 10 (11.90%) Monte Carlo Method
12 10 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (10.71%) BDD
13 9 (10.71%) Test Strategy
13 9 (10.71%) Market Risk
13 9 (10.71%) ISTQB
13 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.71%) Java
14 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (9.52%) Front Office
15 7 (8.33%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (3.57%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.19%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) MS Project
5 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Sentinel
2 3 (3.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.19%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.19%) Agresso
3 1 (1.19%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) SAN
1 3 (3.57%) NAS
2 2 (2.38%) ATM
2 2 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.19%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) JIRA
2 5 (5.95%) Selenium
3 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) JUnit
4 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.57%) NeoLoad
4 3 (3.57%) Appium
5 2 (2.38%) TestNG
5 2 (2.38%) Calabash
5 2 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) Behat
6 1 (1.19%) Robotium
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 38 (45.24%) Finance
2 29 (34.52%) Banking
3 15 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.52%) Front Office
5 6 (7.14%) Retail
6 5 (5.95%) Legal
7 2 (2.38%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.38%) Publishing
8 1 (1.19%) French Language
8 1 (1.19%) Advertising
8 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.19%) Local Government
8 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (53.57%) Analyst
2 21 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Test Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Tester
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.76%) DBA
6 4 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) Web Services
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) CSS
3 2 (2.38%) SOAP
3 2 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.38%) RESTful
3 2 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.19%) XSL
4 1 (1.19%) XSLT
4 1 (1.19%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) FpML
4 1 (1.19%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.19%) Saxon XSLT
4 1 (1.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.90%) Derivative
2 10 (11.90%) Credit Risk
3 9 (10.71%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.76%) Replication
5 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.38%) Equities
6 2 (2.38%) iSeries
7 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) Wiki
7 1 (1.19%) FMCG
7 1 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.19%) PMI
7 1 (1.19%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) UNIX
3 4 (4.76%) Android
3 4 (4.76%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (20.24%) Test Scripting
3 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
4 14 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 11 (13.10%) Validation
5 11 (13.10%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.90%) TDD
6 10 (11.90%) Monte Carlo Method
7 9 (10.71%) BDD
7 9 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (8.33%) CRM
9 6 (7.14%) Scrum
10 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.95%) Manual Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.76%) Database Security
11 4 (4.76%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 9 (10.71%) Java
3 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.95%) C
5 4 (4.76%) Perl
6 3 (3.57%) PHP
6 3 (3.57%) C#
6 3 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.38%) VBA
7 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Korn
8 1 (1.19%) Groovy
8 1 (1.19%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) ISEB
2 9 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) MCSE
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 4 (4.76%) SAP
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe
3 3 (3.57%) HP
3 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.19%) Telerik
5 1 (1.19%) Tableau
5 1 (1.19%) Twitter
5 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.19%) Perforce
5 1 (1.19%) OpenText
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago