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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 314 317 245
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -72
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 308 274 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.56% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.73% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 172 230
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £483 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.63% +9.23%
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
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +30 158 £425 +6.25% 36
South East -23 60 £350 +23.89% 20
Yorkshire -11 22 £350 +15.22% 9
North West -11 19 £356 +11.32% 10
East of England -13 19 £300 -22.58% 6
South West +6 17 £310 +3.33% 9
West Midlands -4 4 £300 - 2
East Midlands -11 4 - - 6
North East -38 2 - - 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 192 (32.43%) Test Scripting
2 188 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (28.21%) SQL
4 161 (27.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 149 (25.17%) QA
6 132 (22.30%) Finance
7 105 (17.74%) Microsoft
8 102 (17.23%) Selenium
9 97 (16.39%) Java
10 95 (16.05%) ISEB
11 91 (15.37%) Integration Testing
12 88 (14.86%) Software Testing
13 86 (14.53%) Automated Testing
14 85 (14.36%) JIRA
15 84 (14.19%) Test Automation
16 80 (13.51%) SQL Server
17 79 (13.34%) Oracle
18 76 (12.84%) Scrum
19 75 (12.67%) ISTQB
20 74 (12.50%) UNIX
21 73 (12.33%) HP
21 73 (12.33%) System Testing
21 73 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
22 72 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
23 71 (11.99%) Banking
24 69 (11.66%) Performance Testing
25 63 (10.64%) .NET
26 62 (10.47%) Windows
27 61 (10.30%) Linux
28 57 (9.63%) Security Cleared

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 18 (3.04%) WebSphere
2 16 (2.70%) CMS
2 16 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.86%) MQSeries
4 9 (1.52%) IIS
5 7 (1.18%) Confluence
6 6 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.84%) Documentum
7 5 (0.84%) Node.js
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.68%) Apache
9 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.05%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) MS Project
3 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.84%) Magento
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.34%) Tridion
6 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.34%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.17%) Endur
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.52%) SaaS
2 5 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.68%) PaaS
3 4 (0.68%) IaaS
4 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.34%) GitHub
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.53%) Internet
2 9 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.84%) HTTP
3 5 (0.84%) SAN
4 4 (0.68%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.68%) NAS
5 3 (0.51%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.51%) Firewall
5 3 (0.51%) LDAP
6 2 (0.34%) ATM
6 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) DVB
7 1 (0.17%) RTSP
7 1 (0.17%) IPv4
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.87%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.87%) DB2
5 16 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.20%) MySQL
7 10 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.69%) DbVisualizer
8 8 (1.35%) Big Data
8 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.01%) Star Schema
10 6 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 102 (17.23%) Selenium
2 85 (14.36%) JIRA
3 52 (8.78%) Cucumber
4 41 (6.93%) WebDriver
5 39 (6.59%) HP UFT
5 39 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (5.41%) LoadRunner
7 28 (4.73%) SoapUI
8 27 (4.56%) Git (software)
9 26 (4.39%) Jenkins
10 23 (3.89%) Subversion
11 22 (3.72%) Visual Studio
12 18 (3.04%) JMeter
13 14 (2.36%) JUnit
14 11 (1.86%) SpecFlow
14 11 (1.86%) Facilita Forecast
15 6 (1.01%) LoadUI
15 6 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.01%) Appium
15 6 (1.01%) Calabash
General
1 132 (22.30%) Finance
2 71 (11.99%) Banking
3 47 (7.94%) Retail
4 31 (5.24%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.70%) Front Office
7 15 (2.53%) Back Office
8 12 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.18%) Billing
10 7 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.01%) Games
11 6 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.84%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.84%) Automotive
12 5 (0.84%) Marketing
13 3 (0.51%) French Language
13 3 (0.51%) Law
13 3 (0.51%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 220 (37.16%) Analyst
2 170 (28.72%) Test Analyst
3 122 (20.61%) Tester
4 46 (7.77%) Developer
4 46 (7.77%) Test Engineer
5 44 (7.43%) Test Manager
6 36 (6.08%) Business Analyst
7 22 (3.72%) Automation Tester
8 20 (3.38%) Consultant
9 19 (3.21%) QA Engineer
10 17 (2.87%) Software Tester
11 16 (2.70%) Project Manager
11 16 (2.70%) Test Leader
12 15 (2.53%) Junior
12 15 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (2.53%) QA Analyst
13 13 (2.20%) Senior Test Analyst
13 13 (2.20%) Senior Tester
13 13 (2.20%) Automation Engineer
14 12 (2.03%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.64%) .NET
2 48 (8.11%) HTML
3 41 (6.93%) XML
4 31 (5.24%) Web Services
5 24 (4.05%) CSS
6 20 (3.38%) SOAP
7 16 (2.70%) ASP.NET
8 14 (2.36%) J2EE
9 13 (2.20%) REST
10 12 (2.03%) Middleware
10 12 (2.03%) JSON
11 11 (1.86%) HTML5
12 10 (1.69%) Flash
13 8 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (1.35%) WCF
13 8 (1.35%) Gherkin
14 7 (1.18%) RESTful
14 7 (1.18%) CSS3
14 7 (1.18%) .NET Framework
15 6 (1.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.55%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.36%) Data Structures
4 13 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
5 10 (1.69%) STB
5 10 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 10 (1.69%) NHS
6 9 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.52%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.18%) MPEG
8 7 (1.18%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.18%) Derivative
9 6 (1.01%) IPTV
9 6 (1.01%) EFT
9 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.01%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.50%) UNIX
2 62 (10.47%) Windows
3 61 (10.30%) Linux
4 19 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.04%) Android
6 12 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.35%) Solaris
8 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.51%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (32.43%) Test Scripting
2 188 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (27.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 91 (15.37%) Integration Testing
5 88 (14.86%) Software Testing
6 86 (14.53%) Automated Testing
7 84 (14.19%) Test Automation
8 76 (12.84%) Scrum
9 73 (12.33%) System Testing
10 69 (11.66%) Performance Testing
11 51 (8.61%) SDLC
12 49 (8.28%) Test Strategy
13 45 (7.60%) Test Management
14 44 (7.43%) Manual Testing
14 44 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (7.43%) System Integration Testing
14 44 (7.43%) Automation Testing
15 41 (6.93%) Migration
15 41 (6.93%) E-Commerce
16 39 (6.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 167 (28.21%) SQL
2 97 (16.39%) Java
3 47 (7.94%) C#
4 45 (7.60%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.57%) VB
6 26 (4.39%) T-SQL
7 23 (3.89%) Python
8 20 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.21%) Perl
10 17 (2.87%) C++
11 16 (2.70%) VBScript
12 14 (2.36%) Ruby
13 13 (2.20%) PHP
13 13 (2.20%) C
14 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.01%) VBA
17 3 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 95 (16.05%) ISEB
2 75 (12.67%) ISTQB
3 57 (9.63%) Degree
3 57 (9.63%) Security Cleared
4 52 (8.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (7.09%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.84%) MCITP
8 5 (0.84%) MCSE
9 4 (0.68%) HND
10 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (25.17%) QA
2 7 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.68%) GMP
4 3 (0.51%) GxP
4 3 (0.51%) SLA
4 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) Basel III
6 1 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Firmware
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 72 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.35%) DatAdvantage
3 7 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.84%) Puppet
5 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.51%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.51%) SCCM
6 2 (0.34%) Netcool
Vendors
1 105 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 79 (13.34%) Oracle
3 73 (12.33%) HP
4 31 (5.24%) SAP
5 20 (3.38%) IBM
6 13 (2.20%) Sybase
6 13 (2.20%) VMware
7 8 (1.35%) Varonis
8 7 (1.18%) Vertica
8 7 (1.18%) Netezza
8 7 (1.18%) Greenplum
8 7 (1.18%) Teradata
8 7 (1.18%) EMC
9 6 (1.01%) Cisco
9 6 (1.01%) OpenText
9 6 (1.01%) Informatica
10 5 (0.84%) Serena
10 5 (0.84%) Endeca
10 5 (0.84%) Google
10 5 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
ISL
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 27 days ago