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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 310 317 298
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 295 291 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.63% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.81% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 174 221
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £339
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.72% -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 138 £440 +10.00% 38
South East +6 56 £325 -7.14% 23
North West -19 21 £325 +30.00% 7
Yorkshire +3 20 £320 - 4
East of England -2 17 £413 -1.78% 12
West Midlands -6 14 £375 +25.00% 6
South West +4 12 £408 -1.21% 7
East Midlands +1 11 £250 -23.66% 8
North East -31 4 £315 -30.00% 3
Midlands - 1 £725 -
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 273 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (30.62%) Test Scripting
3 185 (27.90%) SQL
4 178 (26.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 155 (23.38%) Finance
6 150 (22.62%) Java
7 139 (20.97%) QA
8 119 (17.95%) Test Automation
9 107 (16.14%) Selenium
10 100 (15.08%) Microsoft
11 92 (13.88%) Software Testing
11 92 (13.88%) JIRA
12 90 (13.57%) JavaScript
13 86 (12.97%) ISEB
14 85 (12.82%) SQL Server
14 85 (12.82%) ISTQB
15 84 (12.67%) Oracle
16 80 (12.07%) Banking
16 80 (12.07%) Functional Testing
17 79 (11.92%) Scrum
18 78 (11.76%) C#
19 77 (11.61%) .NET
20 75 (11.31%) HP
21 73 (11.01%) HTML
21 73 (11.01%) Security Cleared
22 72 (10.86%) Test Strategy
22 72 (10.86%) Automated Testing
23 71 (10.71%) Integration Testing
24 69 (10.41%) Performance Testing
24 69 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.11%) Confluence
2 14 (2.11%) Node.js
3 10 (1.51%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.21%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.21%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.60%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.60%) JBoss
6 4 (0.60%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.45%) IIS
7 3 (0.45%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.26%) MS Office
3 6 (0.90%) MS Project
4 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) HipChat
6 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.81%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.06%) Endur
4 6 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.75%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.30%) Magento
7 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.30%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.15%) HFM
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.06%) GitHub
2 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) Office 365
3 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.81%) HTTP
3 9 (1.36%) FTP
4 6 (0.90%) Internet
5 5 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.60%) Firewall
7 3 (0.45%) DMZ
7 3 (0.45%) SSL
7 3 (0.45%) VPN
7 3 (0.45%) WAN
8 2 (0.30%) CTI
8 2 (0.30%) Skype
8 2 (0.30%) VLAN
9 1 (0.15%) BGP
9 1 (0.15%) DHCP
9 1 (0.15%) Intranet
9 1 (0.15%) MPLS
9 1 (0.15%) Network Security
9 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 31 (4.68%) Oracle Database
4 29 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.11%) DB2
8 13 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.21%) GIS
12 8 (1.21%) PowerCenter
13 7 (1.06%) MySQL
14 6 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 5 (0.75%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.75%) SAP HANA
16 4 (0.60%) DbVisualizer
16 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 107 (16.14%) Selenium
2 92 (13.88%) JIRA
3 69 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (8.45%) HP UFT
5 49 (7.39%) Cucumber
6 40 (6.03%) Jenkins
7 31 (4.68%) Visual Studio
8 29 (4.37%) WebDriver
9 26 (3.92%) Git (software)
9 26 (3.92%) SoapUI
10 23 (3.47%) JMeter
11 21 (3.17%) JUnit
12 20 (3.02%) Appium
13 18 (2.71%) SpecFlow
14 16 (2.41%) LoadRunner
15 12 (1.81%) Maven
15 12 (1.81%) Zephyr
16 11 (1.66%) JBehave
16 11 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
16 11 (1.66%) TestComplete
General
1 155 (23.38%) Finance
2 80 (12.07%) Banking
3 47 (7.09%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.68%) Manufacturing
5 30 (4.52%) Retail
6 28 (4.22%) Front Office
7 18 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.81%) Legal
9 10 (1.51%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.51%) Games
10 9 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.21%) Electronics
12 7 (1.06%) Publishing
13 5 (0.75%) Military
14 4 (0.60%) Billing
14 4 (0.60%) Marketing
14 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.30%) Back Office
16 2 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (32.58%) Analyst
2 184 (27.75%) Test Analyst
3 132 (19.91%) Tester
4 105 (15.84%) Developer
5 43 (6.49%) Consultant
5 43 (6.49%) Test Engineer
6 41 (6.18%) Java Developer
7 37 (5.58%) Test Manager
8 36 (5.43%) Automation Tester
9 30 (4.52%) QA Engineer
10 29 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (4.22%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 28 (4.22%) SQL Analyst
12 24 (3.62%) Angular Developer
12 24 (3.62%) Test Leader
13 21 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
13 21 (3.17%) HTML Developer
14 19 (2.87%) Automation Analyst
15 18 (2.71%) Automation Test Analyst
16 17 (2.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (11.61%) .NET
2 73 (11.01%) HTML
3 59 (8.90%) XML
4 53 (7.99%) AngularJS
5 42 (6.33%) Web Services
6 34 (5.13%) SOAP
7 25 (3.77%) Middleware
8 24 (3.62%) ASP.NET
8 24 (3.62%) CSS
8 24 (3.62%) HTML5
9 23 (3.47%) REST
10 19 (2.87%) jQuery
10 19 (2.87%) RESTful
11 18 (2.71%) JSON
12 15 (2.26%) WCF
12 15 (2.26%) WinForms
13 13 (1.96%) CSS3
13 13 (1.96%) Spring
14 12 (1.81%) J2EE
14 12 (1.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.43%) Equities
3 30 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (3.17%) User Experience
7 19 (2.87%) Derivative
8 15 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.21%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.90%) AS400
12 6 (0.90%) FMCG
12 6 (0.90%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.90%) Statistics
13 5 (0.75%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (0.75%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.60%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.60%) STB
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.50%) Windows
2 61 (9.20%) Unix
3 48 (7.24%) Linux
4 36 (5.43%) Android
5 28 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.32%) Windows Server
7 21 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.36%) Solaris
9 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.45%) CentOS
11 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.30%) AIX
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (30.62%) Test Scripting
3 178 (26.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 119 (17.95%) Test Automation
5 92 (13.88%) Software Testing
6 80 (12.07%) Functional Testing
7 79 (11.92%) Scrum
8 72 (10.86%) Automated Testing
8 72 (10.86%) Test Strategy
9 71 (10.71%) Integration Testing
10 69 (10.41%) Performance Testing
11 67 (10.11%) System Testing
12 65 (9.80%) Unit Testing
13 64 (9.65%) Defect Management
14 60 (9.05%) SDLC
15 56 (8.45%) Test Management
16 54 (8.14%) Automation Testing
17 51 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (7.24%) System Integration Testing
19 47 (7.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 185 (27.90%) SQL
2 150 (22.62%) Java
3 90 (13.57%) JavaScript
4 78 (11.76%) C#
5 35 (5.28%) VBScript
6 33 (4.98%) C++
7 27 (4.07%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.17%) Python
8 21 (3.17%) VB
9 18 (2.71%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.41%) C
11 15 (2.26%) PHP
12 10 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.36%) Perl
14 8 (1.21%) ABAP
14 8 (1.21%) F#
15 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.60%) Ruby
17 3 (0.45%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 86 (12.97%) ISEB
2 85 (12.82%) ISTQB
3 73 (11.01%) Security Cleared
4 60 (9.05%) SC Cleared
5 54 (8.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 49 (7.39%) Degree
7 17 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.66%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.75%) HND
10 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.60%) MCSE
12 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.15%) CCA
13 1 (0.15%) CCNP
13 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.15%) IIBA
13 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (20.97%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.30%) MiFID
5 2 (0.30%) UCITS
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.06%) NFS
1 7 (1.06%) Samba
2 4 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (9.05%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.36%) DatAdvantage
3 7 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (0.90%) Puppet
5 3 (0.45%) nmon
5 3 (0.45%) SELinux
6 1 (0.15%) Foglight
6 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.15%) Kibana
6 1 (0.15%) logstash
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 84 (12.67%) Oracle
3 75 (11.31%) HP
4 44 (6.64%) SAP
5 16 (2.41%) IBM
5 16 (2.41%) Sybase
6 13 (1.96%) Murex
7 11 (1.66%) EMC
8 10 (1.51%) Telerik
9 9 (1.36%) Dell
9 9 (1.36%) Informatica
9 9 (1.36%) Varonis
10 8 (1.21%) Siebel
10 8 (1.21%) VMware
11 7 (1.06%) Baan
11 7 (1.06%) OpenLink
12 5 (0.75%) Cognos
12 5 (0.75%) Pega
12 5 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.75%) webMethods
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