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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 180 177 182
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 20 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.96% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 29
Average daily rate
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£369 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £293
% change year-on-year
- +5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
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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
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 26 (37.68%) Finance
3 22 (31.88%) Java
4 21 (30.43%) Selenium
5 20 (28.99%) Test Scripting
6 18 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (26.09%) QA
6 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 18 (26.09%) Oracle
7 15 (21.74%) WebDriver
8 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.29%) Web Services
9 11 (15.94%) Integration Testing
9 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.94%) Manual Testing
9 11 (15.94%) Automation Testing
10 10 (14.49%) TDD
10 10 (14.49%) Migration
10 10 (14.49%) Scrum
10 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
11 9 (13.04%) Windows
11 9 (13.04%) Linux
11 9 (13.04%) MySQL
11 9 (13.04%) ISEB
11 9 (13.04%) Banking
11 9 (13.04%) Degree
11 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
11 9 (13.04%) SoapUI
12 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
12 8 (11.59%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.45%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.45%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) 2G
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.45%) 3G
4 1 (1.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) MySQL
1 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.80%) Star Schema
4 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.90%) Big Data
5 2 (2.90%) QlikView
5 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.90%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.45%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Selenium
2 15 (21.74%) WebDriver
3 9 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 8 (11.59%) JIRA
5 5 (7.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.25%) LoadUI
6 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.80%) Subversion
6 4 (5.80%) JMeter
6 4 (5.80%) Toad
6 4 (5.80%) JUnit
7 3 (4.35%) TestDirector
7 3 (4.35%) Maven
7 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.35%) Robotium
7 3 (4.35%) eggPlant
7 3 (4.35%) Calabash
8 2 (2.90%) JBehave
8 2 (2.90%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (37.68%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Front Office
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Electronics
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.45%) Advertising
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Tester
3 14 (20.29%) Test Analyst
4 13 (18.84%) Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (2.90%) QA Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Migration Project Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Perl Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Web Services
2 8 (11.59%) SOAP
2 8 (11.59%) XML
3 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 5 (7.25%) JSON
4 5 (7.25%) REST
5 3 (4.35%) J2EE
6 2 (2.90%) FastCGI
6 2 (2.90%) HTML5
6 2 (2.90%) Java EE
6 2 (2.90%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.90%) Spring
6 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.90%) CGI
6 2 (2.90%) XSLT
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) JSP
7 1 (1.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Market Risk
3 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.90%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.90%) Derivative
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.45%) Verilog
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Handset
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.80%) Android
2 4 (5.80%) UNIX
3 2 (2.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Test Scripting
2 18 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.94%) Integration Testing
4 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.94%) Manual Testing
4 11 (15.94%) Automation Testing
5 10 (14.49%) TDD
5 10 (14.49%) Migration
5 10 (14.49%) Scrum
5 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
6 8 (11.59%) System Testing
7 7 (10.14%) OO
7 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.14%) BDD
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) ETL
9 5 (7.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 22 (31.88%) Java
3 6 (8.70%) C#
4 5 (7.25%) VBA
5 4 (5.80%) Ruby
5 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.35%) PHP
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.35%) Groovy
7 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) C
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) ISEB
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Basel II
2 1 (1.45%) Basel III
2 1 (1.45%) EMIR
2 1 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) Control-M
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) HP
3 2 (2.90%) F5
3 2 (2.90%) Open Text
3 2 (2.90%) Teradata
3 2 (2.90%) Telerik
3 2 (2.90%) Apple
3 2 (2.90%) Informatica
3 2 (2.90%) Murex
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.90%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.45%) Sybase
4 1 (1.45%) Calypso
4 1 (1.45%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.45%) Sun
4 1 (1.45%) EMC
4 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.45%) Charles River
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago