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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
UK / England
Rank 285 308 277
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 314 338 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.85% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 198 230
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £603 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £41.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £110.00 £39.60
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +32 162 £450 +2.27% 28
South East +7 53 £375 +3.44% 26
East of England -1 21 £275 -25.42% 10
South West +17 19 £315 -22.69% 5
West Midlands +15 17 £418 -25.77% 5
Yorkshire +2 13 £420 +31.76% 11
East Midlands 0 12 £365 +46.00% 4
North West -1 12 £275 -14.06% 11
North East -21 1 £375 +22.95% 3
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 327 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (30.49%) QA
3 214 (29.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 183 (25.59%) Selenium
5 174 (24.34%) Test Scripting
6 162 (22.66%) Finance
7 144 (20.14%) SQL
8 136 (19.02%) Java
9 135 (18.88%) JIRA
9 135 (18.88%) Functional Testing
10 125 (17.48%) Test Automation
11 103 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (14.27%) Oracle
13 99 (13.85%) Automated Testing
14 98 (13.71%) Software Testing
15 97 (13.57%) System Integration Testing
16 96 (13.43%) Integration Testing
16 96 (13.43%) Test Strategy
16 96 (13.43%) Jenkins
17 92 (12.87%) Scrum
18 91 (12.73%) C#
19 90 (12.59%) HP
19 90 (12.59%) BDD
20 88 (12.31%) Python
21 85 (11.89%) Test Management
21 85 (11.89%) WebDriver
22 84 (11.75%) Cucumber
22 84 (11.75%) Microsoft
23 83 (11.61%) Unit Testing
24 82 (11.47%) Automation 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 37 (5.17%) Confluence
2 16 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.68%) nginx
4 10 (1.40%) CMS
4 10 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.84%) IIS
6 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.56%) LiveCycle
7 4 (0.56%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.42%) CICS
8 3 (0.42%) JBoss
8 3 (0.42%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.42%) Moodle
8 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.42%) WordPress
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 61 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.66%) MS Office
3 14 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Mingle
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Simulink
6 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.56%) Loan IQ
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.42%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.42%) HFM
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.42%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.42%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.42%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.68%) GitHub
3 11 (1.54%) SaaS
4 8 (1.12%) Boomi
4 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.70%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.42%) Office 365
6 3 (0.42%) Route 53
6 3 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.28%) Heroku
7 2 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.22%) HTTP
2 21 (2.94%) Internet
3 18 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.96%) LTE
4 14 (1.96%) Wireless
5 13 (1.82%) 4G
6 12 (1.68%) SSL
7 5 (0.70%) LDAP
8 4 (0.56%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.28%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.14%) FTP
10 1 (0.14%) Profibus
10 1 (0.14%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.78%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (1.82%) MySQL
8 12 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.40%) Big Data
9 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.12%) Power BI
11 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.98%) MarkLogic
12 7 (0.98%) OLTP
12 7 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 183 (25.59%) Selenium
2 135 (18.88%) JIRA
3 96 (13.43%) Jenkins
4 85 (11.89%) WebDriver
5 84 (11.75%) Cucumber
6 80 (11.19%) Git (software)
7 64 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 61 (8.53%) HP UFT
9 42 (5.87%) JUnit
9 42 (5.87%) SoapUI
10 38 (5.31%) SpecFlow
11 36 (5.03%) Subversion
12 33 (4.62%) JBehave
13 32 (4.48%) Visual Studio
14 31 (4.34%) TeamCity
15 27 (3.78%) Maven
16 26 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 26 (3.64%) Eclipse
17 23 (3.22%) Appium
18 17 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 162 (22.66%) Finance
2 63 (8.81%) Banking
3 23 (3.22%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.08%) Publishing
5 21 (2.94%) Back Office
6 20 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.52%) Front Office
8 16 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.10%) Military
9 15 (2.10%) Retail
10 12 (1.68%) Electronics
11 11 (1.54%) Games
12 10 (1.40%) Advertising
12 10 (1.40%) Legal
13 9 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.26%) Marketing
14 5 (0.70%) Billing
15 3 (0.42%) Automotive
15 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (29.09%) Analyst
2 164 (22.94%) Test Analyst
3 138 (19.30%) Tester
4 125 (17.48%) Developer
5 63 (8.81%) Automation Tester
6 48 (6.71%) Test Manager
7 36 (5.03%) Automation Test Analyst
8 35 (4.90%) QA Engineer
9 34 (4.76%) Test Engineer
10 27 (3.78%) Consultant
11 23 (3.22%) QA Tester
12 22 (3.08%) QA Analyst
13 20 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (2.66%) Java Developer
15 18 (2.52%) Business Analyst
15 18 (2.52%) Senior Test Analyst
15 18 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (2.52%) Test Leader
16 17 (2.38%) Software Tester
17 16 (2.24%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (9.79%) XML
2 51 (7.13%) .NET
3 50 (6.99%) HTML
4 49 (6.85%) Web Services
5 36 (5.03%) CSS
6 34 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 33 (4.62%) RESTful
8 28 (3.92%) JSON
9 26 (3.64%) Spring
10 25 (3.50%) SOAP
11 24 (3.36%) REST
12 19 (2.66%) Hibernate
12 19 (2.66%) HTML5
12 19 (2.66%) Middleware
13 18 (2.52%) Node.js
14 14 (1.96%) AngularJS
15 13 (1.82%) XSLT
16 12 (1.68%) Elastic Stack
16 12 (1.68%) LEMP Stack
17 10 (1.40%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (2.38%) Derivative
5 16 (2.24%) Fixed Income
6 14 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.26%) User Experience
9 8 (1.12%) Reference Data
10 7 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.98%) Equities
10 7 (0.98%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.98%) NHS
11 6 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.70%) Fintech
12 5 (0.70%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.70%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.21%) Linux
2 52 (7.27%) Unix
3 50 (6.99%) Windows
4 23 (3.22%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.96%) Android
7 10 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.84%) Solaris
10 3 (0.42%) AIX
10 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (29.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 174 (24.34%) Test Scripting
4 135 (18.88%) Functional Testing
5 125 (17.48%) Test Automation
6 103 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (13.85%) Automated Testing
8 98 (13.71%) Software Testing
9 97 (13.57%) System Integration Testing
10 96 (13.43%) Integration Testing
10 96 (13.43%) Test Strategy
11 92 (12.87%) Scrum
12 90 (12.59%) BDD
13 85 (11.89%) Test Management
14 83 (11.61%) Unit Testing
15 82 (11.47%) Automation Testing
16 78 (10.91%) Manual Testing
17 76 (10.63%) TDD
18 75 (10.49%) Non-Functional Testing
19 74 (10.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (20.14%) SQL
2 136 (19.02%) Java
3 91 (12.73%) C#
4 88 (12.31%) Python
5 55 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 33 (4.62%) C
7 31 (4.34%) C++
7 31 (4.34%) Shell Script
8 28 (3.92%) PHP
9 26 (3.64%) VBScript
10 24 (3.36%) Perl
11 22 (3.08%) F#
11 22 (3.08%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.52%) Ruby
13 15 (2.10%) Embedded C
14 11 (1.54%) Scala
15 8 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.98%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.98%) Groovy
16 7 (0.98%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 67 (9.37%) Degree
2 58 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 54 (7.55%) ISTQB
4 47 (6.57%) ISEB
5 34 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 31 (4.34%) SC Cleared
7 24 (3.36%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.56%) HND
10 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.28%) CCAB
10 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ACCA
11 1 (0.14%) CIMA
11 1 (0.14%) CISM
11 1 (0.14%) CRISC
11 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.14%) PMP
11 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (30.49%) QA
2 14 (1.96%) SDET
3 10 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.56%) HL7
5 3 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.28%) EMIR
6 2 (0.28%) FINREP
6 2 (0.28%) IFRS
6 2 (0.28%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
7 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.28%) Docker
4 2 (0.28%) Firmware
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 55 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.82%) Puppet
4 12 (1.68%) Kibana
4 12 (1.68%) logstash
4 12 (1.68%) Salt
5 9 (1.26%) Grafana
6 7 (0.98%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 4 (0.56%) HockeyApp
8 3 (0.42%) Ansible
8 3 (0.42%) collectd
8 3 (0.42%) Control-M
8 3 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.42%) StatsD
8 3 (0.42%) Terraform
9 2 (0.28%) Ambari
9 2 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.28%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (14.27%) Oracle
2 90 (12.59%) HP
3 84 (11.75%) Microsoft
4 31 (4.34%) SAP
5 27 (3.78%) Atlassian
6 20 (2.80%) VMware
7 17 (2.38%) Guidewire
7 17 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.24%) IBM
8 16 (2.24%) Zend
9 12 (1.68%) Rackspace
10 11 (1.54%) Charles River
10 11 (1.54%) Dell
11 8 (1.12%) SmartStream
12 7 (0.98%) Adobe
12 7 (0.98%) Sophos
13 6 (0.84%) Apple
13 6 (0.84%) Citrix
13 6 (0.84%) Informatica
13 6 (0.84%) Sitecore
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