The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 35 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.17% - 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% - 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £361 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 124 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 93.00% 89.21% 66.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 108 53
Average daily rate £413 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the Croydon region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle