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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
London / City of London
Rank 139 133 138
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 16 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.63% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.72% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 37
Median daily rate £425 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
2501 2769 4247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.75% 86.75% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1984 2201 3314
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 £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 24 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Finance
3 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
4 18 (35.29%) QA
5 17 (33.33%) SQL
6 16 (31.37%) Java
7 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Banking
8 9 (17.65%) JIRA
8 9 (17.65%) Derivative
8 9 (17.65%) C#
8 9 (17.65%) .NET
8 9 (17.65%) XML
8 9 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
9 8 (15.69%) SDLC
9 8 (15.69%) Front Office
9 8 (15.69%) Investment Banking
9 8 (15.69%) Subversion
10 7 (13.73%) TDD
10 7 (13.73%) Financial Institution
10 7 (13.73%) Fixed Income
10 7 (13.73%) AOP
10 7 (13.73%) Back Office
10 7 (13.73%) Eclipse
10 7 (13.73%) Python
10 7 (13.73%) HTML
10 7 (13.73%) Functional Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (5.88%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) FTP
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) Impala
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) JIRA
2 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.69%) Subversion
3 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
3 7 (13.73%) Eclipse
3 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) Selenium
4 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.88%) EasyMock
6 3 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 3 (5.88%) JUnit
6 3 (5.88%) Mocha
6 3 (5.88%) Mockito
6 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.92%) NUnit
7 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Front Office
3 8 (15.69%) Investment Banking
4 7 (13.73%) Back Office
4 7 (13.73%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Asset Management Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Charles River Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Financials Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
1 9 (17.65%) XML
2 7 (13.73%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) REST
3 4 (7.84%) SOAP
4 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.88%) HTML5
4 3 (5.88%) Kafka
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.92%) JSON
5 2 (3.92%) Matplotlib
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js
5 2 (3.92%) NumPy
5 2 (3.92%) Pandas
5 2 (3.92%) SciPy
5 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Derivative
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Fixed Income
2 7 (13.73%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.88%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.92%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.96%) Fintech
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
4 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
5 9 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 7 (13.73%) AOP
7 7 (13.73%) Functional Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Load Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (13.73%) TDD
7 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.76%) API Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 6 (11.76%) OO
8 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) Python
4 7 (13.73%) Scala
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.84%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) R
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
1 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) MiFID
2 1 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) SmartStream
3 4 (7.84%) Charles River
3 4 (7.84%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Adobe
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Tableau
6 1 (1.96%) Murex
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk