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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 176 167 177
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 32 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.81% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 33
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £305 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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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
4534 4544 5400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.65% 77.53% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3587 3408 4061
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 102
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% -40.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 (57.58%) Finance
2 30 (45.45%) Banking
3 23 (34.85%) SQL
3 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (24.24%) Investment Banking
4 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 15 (22.73%) QA
6 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (19.70%) Degree
8 12 (18.18%) C
8 12 (18.18%) Credit Risk
9 11 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (15.15%) C++
10 10 (15.15%) Perl
10 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.15%) ISEB
11 9 (13.64%) Python
11 9 (13.64%) UNIX
11 9 (13.64%) Java
11 9 (13.64%) Oracle
11 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
11 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.64%) JIRA
11 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
12 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
12 8 (12.12%) ISTQB
12 8 (12.12%) Monte Carlo Method

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Project
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.52%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
1 4 (6.06%) PaaS
1 4 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) SAN
2 3 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) RTSP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) Star Schema
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.52%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) JIRA
2 6 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (6.06%) JMeter
3 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 2 (3.03%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.52%) Ant
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) RSpec
6 1 (1.52%) Hudson
6 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 30 (45.45%) Banking
3 16 (24.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.61%) Front Office
5 5 (7.58%) Retail
6 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.52%) French Language
8 1 (1.52%) Billing
8 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Tester
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Release Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
2 5 (7.58%) XML
3 4 (6.06%) JMX
4 3 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.03%) RESTful
5 2 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.52%) FpML
6 1 (1.52%) XSL
6 1 (1.52%) XSLT
6 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.52%) Saxon XSLT
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.18%) Credit Risk
3 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 7 (10.61%) Market Risk
5 5 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.03%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) EMC Centera
6 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.03%) IPTV
6 2 (3.03%) Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Statistics
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Equities
7 1 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) iSeries
7 1 (1.52%) EFT
7 1 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) UNIX
2 8 (12.12%) Windows
3 7 (10.61%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) Android
5 2 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
3 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
3 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 8 (12.12%) Monte Carlo Method
5 7 (10.61%) Manual Testing
5 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.58%) SDLC
7 5 (7.58%) Scrum
7 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.58%) Validation
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) C
3 10 (15.15%) C++
3 10 (15.15%) Perl
4 9 (13.64%) Python
4 9 (13.64%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.06%) VBA
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.03%) VBScript
9 2 (3.03%) C#
9 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) XQuery
10 1 (1.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) ISEB
3 8 (12.12%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.55%) MCSE
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (4.55%) MCITP
6 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.06%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) VMware
4 4 (6.06%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.06%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.03%) Teradata
6 2 (3.03%) Netezza
6 2 (3.03%) Greenplum
6 2 (3.03%) EMC
6 2 (3.03%) SAP
6 2 (3.03%) Sybase
6 2 (3.03%) Vertica
7 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.52%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.52%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.52%) Retek
7 1 (1.52%) Murex
7 1 (1.52%) Calypso
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