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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 311 267 270
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 284 316 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.70% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.93% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 233 152
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.60% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £22.38 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.48% -24.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £19.28 £29.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £38.48 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+47.48% -25.41%
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
35314 33935 29852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.35% 75.53% 73.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22438 20877 18206
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1028 1078
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 -45 150 £400 - 36
South East +19 68 £350 - 25
North West -7 17 £400 +45.45% 11
East of England +8 14 £488 +14.70% 9
North East +19 13 £450 +69.81% 1
Yorkshire -11 7 £340 +64.84% 8
South West -7 6 £394 -4.54% 5
West Midlands -3 3 £288 -16.36% 9
East Midlands -4 3 £338 +12.50% 2
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 196 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (30.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 173 (29.93%) SQL
4 155 (26.82%) QA
5 147 (25.43%) Finance
6 145 (25.09%) Test Scripting
7 100 (17.30%) ISEB
8 95 (16.44%) Integration Testing
9 92 (15.92%) HP Quality Center
10 90 (15.57%) Test Automation
10 90 (15.57%) Test Strategy
11 82 (14.19%) Microsoft
12 78 (13.49%) Software Testing
13 76 (13.15%) Oracle
14 75 (12.98%) JIRA
15 70 (12.11%) System Testing
16 68 (11.76%) ISTQB
17 67 (11.59%) Scrum
18 65 (11.25%) Banking
19 62 (10.73%) XML
20 60 (10.38%) UNIX
21 59 (10.21%) Manual Testing
22 58 (10.03%) Selenium
22 58 (10.03%) TDD
22 58 (10.03%) .NET
23 57 (9.86%) Migration
23 57 (9.86%) MS Excel
23 57 (9.86%) Performance Testing
24 56 (9.69%) HP
25 55 (9.52%) Java

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (2.42%) SharePoint
1 14 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (1.73%) CMS
3 8 (1.38%) IIS
4 5 (0.87%) JBoss
4 5 (0.87%) Apache
4 5 (0.87%) Confluence
4 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.69%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.52%) LiveCycle
6 3 (0.52%) nginx
6 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.17%) Mule
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
8 1 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 57 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.09%) MS Office
3 9 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.38%) MS Project
5 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (1.73%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (1.04%) Sentinel
7 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.69%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.69%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.69%) SAP PP
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.69%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.52%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) PaaS
2 1 (0.17%) IaaS
2 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.81%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.60%) Internet
3 10 (1.73%) Wireshark
4 8 (1.38%) HTTP
5 6 (1.04%) SSL
6 5 (0.87%) FTP
7 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.69%) DNS
7 4 (0.69%) ATM
7 4 (0.69%) SAN
7 4 (0.69%) NAS
8 3 (0.52%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.17%) Intranet
9 1 (0.17%) Firewall
9 1 (0.17%) TETRA
9 1 (0.17%) Broadband
9 1 (0.17%) DECT
9 1 (0.17%) GPRS
9 1 (0.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.21%) MySQL
12 6 (1.04%) DB2
13 5 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.52%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.52%) DataStage
15 3 (0.52%) OLAP
15 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (12.98%) JIRA
2 58 (10.03%) Selenium
3 33 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 29 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 27 (4.67%) SoapUI
7 26 (4.50%) LoadRunner
8 20 (3.46%) Subversion
8 20 (3.46%) WebDriver
9 17 (2.94%) Visual Studio
10 16 (2.77%) JUnit
11 15 (2.60%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (1.56%) Hudson
12 9 (1.56%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (1.56%) JMeter
13 8 (1.38%) Git (software)
14 7 (1.21%) TestNG
14 7 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 147 (25.43%) Finance
2 65 (11.25%) Banking
3 30 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.84%) Retail
5 13 (2.25%) General Ledger
5 13 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.90%) Front Office
7 8 (1.38%) Back Office
8 7 (1.21%) Automotive
8 7 (1.21%) Legal
8 7 (1.21%) Billing
9 6 (1.04%) Publishing
9 6 (1.04%) Games
10 5 (0.87%) French Language
11 4 (0.69%) Electronics
12 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Local Government
13 2 (0.35%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (34.78%) Analyst
2 132 (22.84%) Test Analyst
3 90 (15.57%) Tester
4 61 (10.55%) Developer
5 58 (10.03%) Test Manager
6 51 (8.82%) Business Analyst
7 32 (5.54%) Test Leader
8 31 (5.36%) Test Engineer
9 29 (5.02%) Consultant
10 17 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
10 17 (2.94%) QA Tester
10 17 (2.94%) Automation Tester
11 15 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (2.60%) Software Engineer
12 13 (2.25%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
13 12 (2.08%) Senior Tester
14 11 (1.90%) QA Engineer
15 10 (1.73%) Junior Tester
15 10 (1.73%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.73%) XML
2 58 (10.03%) .NET
3 36 (6.23%) Web Services
4 35 (6.06%) HTML
5 33 (5.71%) CSS
6 22 (3.81%) XSLT
7 21 (3.63%) SOAP
8 19 (3.29%) jQuery
9 16 (2.77%) JSON
10 15 (2.60%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.08%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.08%) REST
12 11 (1.90%) Saxon XSLT
12 11 (1.90%) XML Schema
13 9 (1.56%) JRuby
14 8 (1.38%) WCF
15 7 (1.21%) XSL
16 6 (1.04%) Ajax
16 6 (1.04%) FpML
16 6 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.98%) Derivative
3 19 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.42%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.73%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.73%) Market Risk
8 9 (1.56%) Replication
8 9 (1.56%) Open Source
9 7 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.21%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.21%) NHS
10 6 (1.04%) MPEG
10 6 (1.04%) iSeries
10 6 (1.04%) STB
11 5 (0.87%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.38%) UNIX
2 46 (7.96%) Windows
3 40 (6.92%) Linux
4 18 (3.11%) Android
5 17 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.69%) webOS
9 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.69%) Solaris
10 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (30.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 145 (25.09%) Test Scripting
4 95 (16.44%) Integration Testing
5 90 (15.57%) Test Automation
5 90 (15.57%) Test Strategy
6 78 (13.49%) Software Testing
7 70 (12.11%) System Testing
8 67 (11.59%) Scrum
9 59 (10.21%) Manual Testing
10 58 (10.03%) TDD
11 57 (9.86%) Migration
11 57 (9.86%) Performance Testing
12 50 (8.65%) Test Management
13 49 (8.48%) Automated Testing
14 48 (8.30%) Validation
14 48 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (7.61%) Unit Testing
16 40 (6.92%) BDD
16 40 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 173 (29.93%) SQL
2 55 (9.52%) Java
3 44 (7.61%) JavaScript
4 35 (6.06%) C#
5 26 (4.50%) Python
6 21 (3.63%) PL/SQL
7 19 (3.29%) Ruby
8 18 (3.11%) C
9 17 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.94%) VBScript
10 16 (2.77%) PHP
10 16 (2.77%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.08%) Perl
12 11 (1.90%) XQuery
12 11 (1.90%) Scala
13 9 (1.56%) Jython
13 9 (1.56%) VBA
14 8 (1.38%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.21%) ABAP
15 7 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (17.30%) ISEB
2 68 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 46 (7.96%) Degree
4 41 (7.09%) Security Cleared
5 39 (6.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 31 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.56%) VCP4
9 7 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (1.04%) HND
10 6 (1.04%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.69%) MCSE
12 4 (0.69%) MCITP
12 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.17%) NVQ Level 4
14 1 (0.17%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (26.82%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) Basel II
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.69%) vSphere
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 92 (15.92%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.69%) Puppet
2 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.52%) Salt
3 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 82 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 76 (13.15%) Oracle
3 56 (9.69%) HP
4 51 (8.82%) SAP
5 11 (1.90%) Informatica
6 10 (1.73%) Serena
7 9 (1.56%) IBM
7 9 (1.56%) Murex
7 9 (1.56%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.21%) Sybase
9 5 (0.87%) Cisco
9 5 (0.87%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.69%) Open Text
10 4 (0.69%) VMware
10 4 (0.69%) Zend
10 4 (0.69%) Adobe
10 4 (0.69%) Citrix
11 3 (0.52%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.52%) F5
11 3 (0.52%) Telerik
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