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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 355 246 269
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +23
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 245 364 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.03% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 259 197
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +112.50%
Regression Testing
UK

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
39164 35294 35779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.80% 74.66% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25708 22385 21307
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1049 1319
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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
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 30 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -81 124 £375 -16.66% 33
South East -24 34 £350 +33.33% 19
East of England -14 21 £370 +3.49% 7
North East -25 21 £375 - 4
South West -37 11 £338 +9.04% 7
North West -21 10 £320 +18.51% 10
Yorkshire -25 10 £315 +9.56% 5
East Midlands -12 5 £356 +20.76% 3
West Midlands -12 3 £400 +23.07% 2
South Coast - - - -
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 161 (30.84%) QA
2 158 (30.27%) SQL
3 156 (29.89%) Test Scripting
4 154 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (27.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 114 (21.84%) Finance
7 98 (18.77%) ISEB
8 91 (17.43%) Test Strategy
9 87 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 83 (15.90%) Test Automation
11 82 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
11 82 (15.71%) Oracle
12 79 (15.13%) XML
13 77 (14.75%) HP
14 74 (14.18%) Scrum
15 71 (13.60%) Integration Testing
15 71 (13.60%) JIRA
16 67 (12.84%) Windows
16 67 (12.84%) Automated Testing
17 66 (12.64%) Java
18 65 (12.45%) Selenium
19 63 (12.07%) Test Management
20 61 (11.69%) UNIX
21 59 (11.30%) .NET
22 58 (11.11%) Microsoft
22 58 (11.11%) System Testing
23 57 (10.92%) JavaScript
23 57 (10.92%) QuickTest Pro
23 57 (10.92%) Performance Testing
24 55 (10.54%) TDD

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 21 (4.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (2.30%) IIS
3 11 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.92%) Apache
5 9 (1.72%) MQSeries
6 8 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.15%) JBoss
7 6 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.96%) CMS
8 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.57%) Confluence
9 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.38%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (5.56%) MS Office
2 27 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.34%) MS Project
4 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.38%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 24 (4.60%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
4 19 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
5 17 (3.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.96%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.57%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.57%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.57%) SAP PP
9 3 (0.57%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.57%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.57%) Office 365
1 3 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.26%) HTTP
3 10 (1.92%) Wireshark
3 10 (1.92%) Internet
4 8 (1.53%) DNS
4 8 (1.53%) SSL
5 7 (1.34%) LAN
6 5 (0.96%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.77%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.77%) LDAP
7 4 (0.77%) WAN
7 4 (0.77%) Firewall
8 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.57%) DMZ
8 3 (0.57%) VPN
8 3 (0.57%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.38%) ATM
9 2 (0.38%) 3G
9 2 (0.38%) 2G
9 2 (0.38%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.17%) Relational Database
2 23 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.83%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (3.07%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.49%) DB2
5 13 (2.49%) MySQL
5 13 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.72%) DbVisualizer
9 8 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.77%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.57%) DataStage
13 3 (0.57%) Ingres
13 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 71 (13.60%) JIRA
2 65 (12.45%) Selenium
3 57 (10.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 42 (8.05%) LoadRunner
5 33 (6.32%) Jenkins
5 33 (6.32%) SoapUI
6 29 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 28 (5.36%) WebDriver
8 22 (4.21%) JUnit
9 21 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (3.83%) Subversion
11 18 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
11 18 (3.45%) JMeter
12 14 (2.68%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.68%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.30%) CruiseControl
13 12 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (2.30%) Facilita Forecast
14 10 (1.92%) TestDirector
14 10 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 114 (21.84%) Finance
2 44 (8.43%) Banking
3 22 (4.21%) Front Office
3 22 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.64%) Retail
5 13 (2.49%) General Ledger
6 12 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.34%) Automotive
8 7 (1.34%) Billing
9 6 (1.15%) Electronics
9 6 (1.15%) Games
10 5 (0.96%) Publishing
10 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.96%) Marketing
11 4 (0.77%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.77%) French Language
11 4 (0.77%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 160 (30.65%) Analyst
2 116 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 111 (21.26%) Tester
4 71 (13.60%) Developer
5 41 (7.85%) Test Engineer
6 32 (6.13%) Test Manager
7 25 (4.79%) Consultant
7 25 (4.79%) Test Leader
8 22 (4.21%) Business Analyst
9 20 (3.83%) Automation Tester
10 15 (2.87%) QA Tester
10 15 (2.87%) QA Engineer
10 15 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (2.68%) Senior Test Analyst
11 14 (2.68%) Performance Engineer
11 14 (2.68%) Performance Test Engineer
12 13 (2.49%) QA Analyst
13 11 (2.11%) Project Manager
13 11 (2.11%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (1.92%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (15.13%) XML
2 59 (11.30%) .NET
3 45 (8.62%) HTML
4 37 (7.09%) Web Services
5 25 (4.79%) SOAP
5 25 (4.79%) XSLT
6 23 (4.41%) CSS
7 18 (3.45%) JSON
8 16 (3.07%) .NET Framework
8 16 (3.07%) REST
9 14 (2.68%) jQuery
9 14 (2.68%) FpML
10 13 (2.49%) J2EE
11 12 (2.30%) STL
12 11 (2.11%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.92%) Flash
13 10 (1.92%) Gherkin
14 9 (1.72%) HTML5
14 9 (1.72%) XSL
15 8 (1.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.83%) Derivative
3 14 (2.68%) Data Structures
4 13 (2.49%) Open Source
5 12 (2.30%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 8 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.53%) User Experience
9 7 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.34%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.15%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.15%) Equities
10 6 (1.15%) Replication
10 6 (1.15%) Handset
10 6 (1.15%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 67 (12.84%) Windows
2 61 (11.69%) UNIX
3 55 (10.54%) Linux
4 11 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 11 (2.11%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.92%) Android
6 8 (1.53%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.57%) Solaris
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) webOS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (29.89%) Test Scripting
2 154 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (27.01%) User Acceptance Testing
4 91 (17.43%) Test Strategy
5 87 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 83 (15.90%) Test Automation
7 74 (14.18%) Scrum
8 71 (13.60%) Integration Testing
9 67 (12.84%) Automated Testing
10 63 (12.07%) Test Management
11 58 (11.11%) System Testing
12 57 (10.92%) Performance Testing
13 55 (10.54%) TDD
14 50 (9.58%) Manual Testing
15 48 (9.20%) Migration
16 45 (8.62%) Configuration Management
17 44 (8.43%) BDD
18 39 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (7.47%) Problem Management
19 34 (6.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (30.27%) SQL
2 66 (12.64%) Java
3 57 (10.92%) JavaScript
4 39 (7.47%) C#
5 30 (5.75%) Python
6 28 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 25 (4.79%) VBScript
8 24 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.45%) C
10 17 (3.26%) C++
10 17 (3.26%) Perl
10 17 (3.26%) VB
11 16 (3.07%) Ruby
12 14 (2.68%) PHP
13 9 (1.72%) VBA
14 8 (1.53%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.34%) VC++
16 6 (1.15%) XAML
17 4 (0.77%) ABAP
17 4 (0.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 98 (18.77%) ISEB
2 53 (10.15%) Degree
3 49 (9.39%) ISTQB
4 48 (9.20%) Security Cleared
5 42 (8.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 32 (6.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.77%) HND
9 4 (0.77%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.19%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.19%) PMP
11 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (30.84%) QA
2 11 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.19%) Basel II
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.38%) Firmware
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.19%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 82 (15.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.77%) Puppet
3 3 (0.57%) SCCM
4 2 (0.38%) Control-M
5 1 (0.19%) nmon
Vendors
1 82 (15.71%) Oracle
2 77 (14.75%) HP
3 58 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 35 (6.70%) SAP
5 19 (3.64%) IBM
6 5 (0.96%) JD Edwards
6 5 (0.96%) Murex
6 5 (0.96%) Siebel
7 4 (0.77%) Cisco
7 4 (0.77%) Intel
7 4 (0.77%) Reuters
7 4 (0.77%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.77%) Apple
7 4 (0.77%) F5
8 3 (0.57%) Informatica
8 3 (0.57%) VMware
8 3 (0.57%) Telerik
9 2 (0.38%) Teradata
9 2 (0.38%) Cognos
9 2 (0.38%) Adobe
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-on-Tees
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago