The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 310 348 306
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -42
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 356 299 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.59% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.74% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 188 185
Median daily rate £385 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £34.25 £33.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £24.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.78% -31.07%
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the England region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 126 £388 -8.82% 30
South East +9 71 £360 +5.88% 16
North East -7 48 £415 +5.06%
Yorkshire +14 34 £500 +48.14% 6
North West -1 26 £300 -15.78% 4
West Midlands -6 23 £381 +38.63% 3
South West -2 11 £450 +28.57% 7
East of England +2 10 £363 -14.20% 6
East Midlands +7 7 £475 +26.58% 3
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 322 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (29.04%) Test Scripting
3 170 (26.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 160 (24.84%) QA
5 159 (24.69%) Finance
6 157 (24.38%) SQL
7 151 (23.45%) Java
8 141 (21.89%) Functional Testing
9 132 (20.50%) Integration Testing
10 129 (20.03%) Software Testing
10 129 (20.03%) BDD
11 114 (17.70%) ISEB
12 108 (16.77%) ISTQB
13 107 (16.61%) Selenium
14 106 (16.46%) Scrum
15 101 (15.68%) JavaScript
15 101 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
16 99 (15.37%) SDLC
17 98 (15.22%) JIRA
18 92 (14.29%) Security Cleared
18 92 (14.29%) Test Strategy
19 91 (14.13%) Oracle
20 87 (13.51%) System Testing
21 84 (13.04%) Test Automation
22 83 (12.89%) TDD
23 81 (12.58%) Unit Testing
24 76 (11.80%) Defect Management
25 74 (11.49%) Unix
26 72 (11.18%) Performance Testing
26 72 (11.18%) System Integration Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (3.11%) Confluence
2 17 (2.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 16 (2.48%) IIS
4 11 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.55%) JBoss
5 10 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.78%) Apache
8 5 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.78%) nginx
8 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 2 (0.31%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.31%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.16%) CICS
11 1 (0.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.35%) MS Office
3 5 (0.78%) Mingle
3 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (2.95%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (2.80%) Oracle General Ledger
4 18 (2.80%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.09%) Magento
6 7 (1.09%) Primavera
7 6 (0.93%) Endur
7 6 (0.93%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.62%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.62%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.47%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
12 1 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.78%) GitHub
3 3 (0.47%) Google Play
4 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.80%) HTTP
2 15 (2.33%) Internet
3 6 (0.93%) Skype
4 5 (0.78%) DVB
5 3 (0.47%) FTP
5 3 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.47%) WAN
6 2 (0.31%) SSL
6 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.31%) VLAN
7 1 (0.16%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.16%) ATM
7 1 (0.16%) CDMA
7 1 (0.16%) GSM
7 1 (0.16%) H.323
7 1 (0.16%) SCCP
7 1 (0.16%) SS7
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.04%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 11 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.09%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.09%) MS Access
7 7 (1.09%) OLTP
7 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.93%) MySQL
8 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.93%) VoltDB
9 5 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.78%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.62%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 107 (16.61%) Selenium
2 98 (15.22%) JIRA
3 61 (9.47%) Cucumber
4 53 (8.23%) WebDriver
5 43 (6.68%) HP UFT
6 41 (6.37%) Jenkins
6 41 (6.37%) SoapUI
7 38 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (4.81%) JUnit
9 30 (4.66%) JMeter
10 29 (4.50%) Maven
11 24 (3.73%) Git (software)
12 20 (3.11%) Ant
12 20 (3.11%) SpecFlow
13 19 (2.95%) Subversion
14 18 (2.80%) Gradle
15 15 (2.33%) TeamCity
16 14 (2.17%) LoadRunner
16 14 (2.17%) Protractor
17 13 (2.02%) Hudson
General
1 159 (24.69%) Finance
2 68 (10.56%) Banking
3 30 (4.66%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.50%) Retail
5 22 (3.42%) Front Office
6 21 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.86%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.71%) Games
9 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.24%) Military
10 7 (1.09%) Billing
11 5 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.78%) Electronics
11 5 (0.78%) Legal
11 5 (0.78%) Publishing
12 4 (0.62%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.47%) Back Office
13 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.31%) Advertising
14 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (35.40%) Analyst
2 206 (31.99%) Test Analyst
3 119 (18.48%) Developer
4 97 (15.06%) Tester
5 46 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 45 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 36 (5.59%) Test Manager
8 34 (5.28%) Automation Tester
9 32 (4.97%) QA Engineer
10 31 (4.81%) Test Leader
11 30 (4.66%) Consultant
12 29 (4.50%) Automation Test Analyst
13 25 (3.88%) QA Tester
14 24 (3.73%) Java Engineer
15 23 (3.57%) Software Engineer
16 22 (3.42%) Developer in Test
17 20 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
17 20 (3.11%) UAT Analyst
18 19 (2.95%) UAT Test Analyst
19 17 (2.64%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.02%) HTML
2 61 (9.47%) XML
3 60 (9.32%) Web Services
4 55 (8.54%) .NET
5 32 (4.97%) AngularJS
5 32 (4.97%) CSS
6 28 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 28 (4.35%) Spring
7 27 (4.19%) Node.js
7 27 (4.19%) REST
7 27 (4.19%) SOAP
8 26 (4.04%) RESTful
9 25 (3.88%) HTML5
10 20 (3.11%) Java EE
11 15 (2.33%) Ajax
11 15 (2.33%) JMS
12 13 (2.02%) JSON
12 13 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
13 12 (1.86%) J2EE
14 11 (1.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.11%) User Experience
5 17 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.17%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.02%) Derivative
8 11 (1.71%) Equities
9 10 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.55%) STB
10 9 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.24%) AS400
11 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.93%) Data Conversion
13 6 (0.93%) iPad
14 5 (0.78%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.78%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 74 (11.49%) Unix
2 54 (8.39%) Linux
3 33 (5.12%) Windows
4 21 (3.26%) Android
5 14 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.93%) Solaris
8 6 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (29.04%) Test Scripting
3 170 (26.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 141 (21.89%) Functional Testing
5 132 (20.50%) Integration Testing
6 129 (20.03%) BDD
6 129 (20.03%) Software Testing
7 106 (16.46%) Scrum
8 101 (15.68%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (15.37%) SDLC
10 92 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 87 (13.51%) System Testing
12 84 (13.04%) Test Automation
13 83 (12.89%) TDD
14 81 (12.58%) Unit Testing
15 76 (11.80%) Defect Management
16 72 (11.18%) Performance Testing
16 72 (11.18%) System Integration Testing
17 66 (10.25%) Migration
18 65 (10.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (24.38%) SQL
2 151 (23.45%) Java
3 101 (15.68%) JavaScript
4 54 (8.39%) C#
5 42 (6.52%) Python
6 21 (3.26%) Ruby
7 20 (3.11%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 17 (2.64%) C++
9 17 (2.64%) Groovy
10 15 (2.33%) Perl
11 13 (2.02%) F#
11 13 (2.02%) PHP
12 12 (1.86%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.86%) VBA
13 11 (1.71%) C
13 11 (1.71%) VB
13 11 (1.71%) VBScript
14 10 (1.55%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.93%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 114 (17.70%) ISEB
2 108 (16.77%) ISTQB
3 92 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 69 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 54 (8.39%) SC Cleared
6 28 (4.35%) Degree
7 18 (2.80%) DV Cleared
8 15 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.78%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.31%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.31%) CCNA
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.16%) ACCA
13 1 (0.16%) CCA
13 1 (0.16%) HND
13 1 (0.16%) IIBA
13 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (24.84%) QA
2 6 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.78%) MiFID
4 4 (0.62%) WCAG
5 3 (0.47%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.47%) EMIR
5 3 (0.47%) GxP
5 3 (0.47%) UCITS
6 2 (0.31%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.31%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.16%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 11 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.62%) Docker
4 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (10.09%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (0.93%) Puppet
4 3 (0.47%) Kibana
4 3 (0.47%) logstash
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.31%) Grafana
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) Salt
6 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.16%) Cacti
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) SELinux
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (14.13%) Oracle
2 69 (10.71%) HP
3 61 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 34 (5.28%) SAP
5 15 (2.33%) Rally
6 14 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.40%) VMware
8 8 (1.24%) Murex
9 7 (1.09%) IBM
9 7 (1.09%) Pega
10 6 (0.93%) Cognos
10 6 (0.93%) OpenLink
11 4 (0.62%) Google
12 3 (0.47%) Apple
12 3 (0.47%) Calypso
12 3 (0.47%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.47%) Guidewire
12 3 (0.47%) Infragistics
12 3 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.47%) Siebel
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