The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 343 285 295
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +10
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 262 231 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 121 190
Average daily rate £355 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £27.44 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.54% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £30.00 £13.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +5 170 £400 -11.11% 33
South East -43 32 £250 -23.07% 9
East of England -16 17 £308 -5.38% 19
East Midlands +3 12 £300 - 4
Yorkshire -13 12 £200 -42.85% 3
North East -20 8 £375 - 1
West Midlands -14 5 £300 -45.45% 1
South West -26 3 £438 +77.66% 4
North West -22 1 - - 5
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 179 (36.98%) SQL
2 137 (28.31%) Test Scripting
3 128 (26.45%) Java
4 127 (26.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 120 (24.79%) UNIX
6 115 (23.76%) Finance
7 100 (20.66%) Oracle
8 98 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (19.63%) QA
10 91 (18.80%) Perl
11 89 (18.39%) ISEB
12 86 (17.77%) Python
13 79 (16.32%) Derivative
14 76 (15.70%) Unit Testing
15 72 (14.88%) OO
16 70 (14.46%) Microsoft
16 70 (14.46%) Refactoring
16 70 (14.46%) Ruby
17 66 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
18 61 (12.60%) Scala
18 61 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (12.60%) Selenium
19 60 (12.40%) C#
20 57 (11.78%) Software Testing
21 53 (10.95%) Scrum
21 53 (10.95%) JIRA
22 51 (10.54%) Test Automation
23 50 (10.33%) Banking
24 49 (10.12%) Manual Testing
24 49 (10.12%) System Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (2.89%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.07%) MQSeries
2 10 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.45%) Apache
4 5 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.83%) CMS
5 4 (0.83%) Confluence
6 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.21%) WordPress
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.51%) MS Office
3 8 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.45%) MS Project
5 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Mingle
7 1 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.83%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.83%) SAP WM
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.41%) RMDS
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.41%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.10%) HTTP
2 12 (2.48%) DNS
3 11 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 10 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.07%) Internet
5 9 (1.86%) LAN
5 9 (1.86%) WAN
6 8 (1.65%) SSL
6 8 (1.65%) LDAP
7 7 (1.45%) 4G
7 7 (1.45%) Firewall
8 6 (1.24%) 2G
9 5 (1.03%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.03%) DVB
9 5 (1.03%) 3G
10 4 (0.83%) Intranet
11 3 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.62%) NAS
11 3 (0.62%) SIGTRAN
11 3 (0.62%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.12%) Relational Database
2 39 (8.06%) RDBMS
3 31 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (5.79%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.31%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.69%) MySQL
7 10 (2.07%) DB2
7 10 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.86%) DbVisualizer
8 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.24%) DataStage
10 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.03%) SQLPlus
11 5 (1.03%) MS Access
12 4 (0.83%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 61 (12.60%) Selenium
2 53 (10.95%) JIRA
3 37 (7.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 25 (5.17%) LoadRunner
5 19 (3.93%) SoapUI
6 18 (3.72%) Cucumber
6 18 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.51%) WebDriver
8 16 (3.31%) FitNesse
9 15 (3.10%) JUnit
10 13 (2.69%) Maven
10 13 (2.69%) Visual Studio
11 12 (2.48%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.07%) Toad
13 9 (1.86%) eggPlant
13 9 (1.86%) JMeter
14 8 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (1.45%) Subversion
15 7 (1.45%) Ant
16 6 (1.24%) JBehave
General
1 115 (23.76%) Finance
2 50 (10.33%) Banking
3 28 (5.79%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.31%) Retail
5 15 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.27%) Front Office
7 11 (2.27%) Back Office
8 9 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.45%) Games
10 6 (1.24%) Legal
11 5 (1.03%) Advertising
12 3 (0.62%) Marketing
12 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.62%) Automotive
13 2 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (29.96%) Analyst
2 124 (25.62%) Test Analyst
3 103 (21.28%) Developer
4 87 (17.98%) Tester
5 57 (11.78%) Scala Developer
6 42 (8.68%) Senior Developer
7 35 (7.23%) Test Manager
8 32 (6.61%) Java Developer
9 30 (6.20%) Test Engineer
9 30 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
10 29 (5.99%) Consultant
11 18 (3.72%) Test Leader
12 16 (3.31%) QA Engineer
13 15 (3.10%) Business Analyst
14 14 (2.89%) Manual Tester
15 12 (2.48%) QA Tester
15 12 (2.48%) SAP Consultant
16 11 (2.27%) Automation Tester
16 11 (2.27%) C# Developer
17 10 (2.07%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.47%) .NET
2 39 (8.06%) Web Services
3 38 (7.85%) Spring
4 36 (7.44%) Hibernate
5 35 (7.23%) JPA
6 24 (4.96%) HTML
7 21 (4.34%) XML
8 19 (3.93%) SOAP
9 13 (2.69%) REST
9 13 (2.69%) J2EE
9 13 (2.69%) Flash
10 12 (2.48%) WPF
11 6 (1.24%) STL
11 6 (1.24%) Middleware
11 6 (1.24%) jQuery
12 5 (1.03%) CSS
12 5 (1.03%) J2ME
12 5 (1.03%) WAP
13 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.83%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.32%) Derivative
2 37 (7.64%) Open Source
3 15 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.69%) STB
5 11 (2.27%) MPEG
6 10 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.65%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.45%) Equities
10 6 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.24%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.03%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.03%) Handset
12 4 (0.83%) IPTV
12 4 (0.83%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.62%) Replication
13 3 (0.62%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 120 (24.79%) UNIX
2 37 (7.64%) Windows
2 37 (7.64%) Linux
3 11 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 8 (1.65%) Android
5 7 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.62%) VMS
8 2 (0.41%) zOS
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.31%) Test Scripting
2 127 (26.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 98 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (15.70%) Unit Testing
5 72 (14.88%) OO
6 70 (14.46%) Refactoring
7 61 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (11.78%) Software Testing
9 53 (10.95%) Scrum
10 51 (10.54%) Test Automation
11 49 (10.12%) Manual Testing
11 49 (10.12%) System Testing
12 43 (8.88%) Integration Testing
13 42 (8.68%) Automated Testing
14 39 (8.06%) Test Strategy
15 36 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
16 33 (6.82%) Migration
17 32 (6.61%) Test Management
18 28 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
19 27 (5.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 179 (36.98%) SQL
2 128 (26.45%) Java
3 91 (18.80%) Perl
4 86 (17.77%) Python
5 70 (14.46%) Ruby
6 61 (12.60%) Scala
7 60 (12.40%) C#
8 47 (9.71%) C++
9 25 (5.17%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.31%) C
11 12 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.27%) VBScript
13 8 (1.65%) VB
14 6 (1.24%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.03%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.03%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.03%) VBA
16 4 (0.83%) ABAP
16 4 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 89 (18.39%) ISEB
2 48 (9.92%) Degree
3 42 (8.68%) ISTQB
4 34 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 28 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.41%) HND
8 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (19.63%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) EMIR
2 5 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (1.03%) SLA
3 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.62%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) Basel III
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.62%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 66 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.62%) Control-M
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) nmon
4 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 100 (20.66%) Oracle
2 70 (14.46%) Microsoft
3 47 (9.71%) HP
4 41 (8.47%) GigaSpaces
5 38 (7.85%) JBoss
6 36 (7.44%) SAP
7 29 (5.99%) IBM
8 12 (2.48%) Business Objects
8 12 (2.48%) Open Text
9 8 (1.65%) Sybase
9 8 (1.65%) VMware
10 7 (1.45%) Cognos
11 6 (1.24%) Siebel
11 6 (1.24%) Sun
11 6 (1.24%) Apple
12 4 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.83%) Citrix
13 3 (0.62%) Informatica
13 3 (0.62%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
London
Mortimer Spinks
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Posted: 19 hours ago
London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
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London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
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City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
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