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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 327 256 237
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 276 357 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.74% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.99% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 226 175
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £28.50 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.30 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Regression Testing
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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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -64 129 £410 -2.38% 29
South East -7 60 £340 +11.02% 15
Yorkshire +1 22 £325 +20.37% 7
East of England -11 19 £433 +1.76% 11
North West -9 15 £379 +26.25% 8
South West +15 11 £350 -17.64% 3
East Midlands -19 8 £325 +2.03%
West Midlands -19 5 £275 -29.03% 3
South Coast +5 2 - -
North East -23 2 £395 -3.65%
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 185 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (29.17%) SQL
3 165 (28.65%) Test Scripting
4 161 (27.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 143 (24.83%) Finance
6 137 (23.78%) QA
7 102 (17.71%) Microsoft
8 81 (14.06%) Java
8 81 (14.06%) Software Testing
9 80 (13.89%) ISEB
9 80 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 79 (13.72%) JIRA
10 79 (13.72%) Selenium
11 77 (13.37%) Automated Testing
11 77 (13.37%) Scrum
12 75 (13.02%) SQL Server
12 75 (13.02%) HP Quality Center
13 74 (12.85%) Integration Testing
14 69 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
15 68 (11.81%) MS Excel
16 67 (11.63%) Banking
17 64 (11.11%) System Testing
17 64 (11.11%) Oracle
18 61 (10.59%) UNIX
19 60 (10.42%) .NET
20 59 (10.24%) ISTQB
21 58 (10.07%) Windows
21 58 (10.07%) HP
22 54 (9.38%) Migration
23 52 (9.03%) Degree

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (2.95%) CMS
2 16 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.91%) MQSeries
5 9 (1.56%) IIS
6 8 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.04%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) nginx
8 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.52%) Confluence
8 3 (0.52%) Documentum
8 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.17%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 68 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.64%) MS Office
3 7 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.87%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.87%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.69%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.69%) Magento
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.35%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.35%) SAP FI-AP
8 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.22%) SaaS
2 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.35%) IaaS
4 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.35%) PaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.95%) Internet
2 16 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.22%) HTTP
4 6 (1.04%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.87%) SAN
5 5 (0.87%) FTP
6 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.69%) NAS
7 3 (0.52%) SSL
7 3 (0.52%) LDAP
7 3 (0.52%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.35%) Firewall
8 2 (0.35%) ATM
8 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.17%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.17%) DVB
9 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.78%) DB2
6 13 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (2.26%) MySQL
7 11 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.56%) DbVisualizer
10 8 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.87%) Big Data
12 5 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (13.72%) JIRA
1 79 (13.72%) Selenium
2 40 (6.94%) Cucumber
3 35 (6.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 34 (5.90%) WebDriver
5 32 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (5.21%) Jenkins
7 25 (4.34%) LoadRunner
8 21 (3.65%) Git (software)
9 19 (3.30%) Subversion
10 17 (2.95%) SoapUI
11 13 (2.26%) JMeter
12 12 (2.08%) Visual Studio
13 11 (1.91%) JUnit
14 8 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (1.04%) Calabash
17 5 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (0.87%) Appium
General
1 143 (24.83%) Finance
2 67 (11.63%) Banking
3 44 (7.64%) Retail
4 28 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.78%) Front Office
6 15 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.26%) Back Office
8 10 (1.74%) General Ledger
9 9 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.39%) French Language
11 7 (1.22%) Billing
12 6 (1.04%) Legal
13 5 (0.87%) Publishing
13 5 (0.87%) Marketing
14 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.69%) Electronics
14 4 (0.69%) Games
15 3 (0.52%) Automotive
15 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (36.81%) Analyst
2 151 (26.22%) Test Analyst
3 103 (17.88%) Tester
4 52 (9.03%) Test Manager
5 49 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 49 (8.51%) Developer
6 33 (5.73%) Test Engineer
7 26 (4.51%) Consultant
8 18 (3.13%) Automation Tester
9 17 (2.95%) Software Tester
9 17 (2.95%) SAP Consultant
9 17 (2.95%) QA Engineer
10 16 (2.78%) Project Manager
10 16 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
10 16 (2.78%) Test Leader
11 13 (2.26%) Junior
11 13 (2.26%) Software Engineer
11 13 (2.26%) Junior Tester
11 13 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (1.91%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.42%) .NET
2 50 (8.68%) XML
3 45 (7.81%) HTML
4 35 (6.08%) Web Services
5 27 (4.69%) CSS
6 19 (3.30%) SOAP
7 16 (2.78%) JSON
8 14 (2.43%) XSLT
8 14 (2.43%) ASP.NET
9 12 (2.08%) jQuery
9 12 (2.08%) Middleware
9 12 (2.08%) J2EE
10 11 (1.91%) REST
11 9 (1.56%) RESTful
11 9 (1.56%) Flash
12 8 (1.39%) XML Schema
12 8 (1.39%) HTML5
13 7 (1.22%) Gherkin
13 7 (1.22%) Saxon XSLT
14 6 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.95%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.43%) Open Source
5 13 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.08%) STB
6 12 (2.08%) Credit Risk
6 12 (2.08%) Derivative
7 11 (1.91%) NHS
8 10 (1.74%) Market Risk
8 10 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.56%) MPEG
10 8 (1.39%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.39%) iSeries
11 6 (1.04%) Replication
11 6 (1.04%) EPoS
11 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.59%) UNIX
2 58 (10.07%) Windows
3 40 (6.94%) Linux
4 21 (3.65%) Android
5 20 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.39%) Solaris
8 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.52%) webOS
9 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.52%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.17%) CentOS
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (28.65%) Test Scripting
3 161 (27.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 81 (14.06%) Software Testing
5 80 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 77 (13.37%) Automated Testing
6 77 (13.37%) Scrum
7 74 (12.85%) Integration Testing
8 64 (11.11%) System Testing
9 54 (9.38%) Migration
10 52 (9.03%) Test Strategy
11 50 (8.68%) Performance Testing
12 45 (7.81%) Validation
13 44 (7.64%) Unit Testing
13 44 (7.64%) Manual Testing
14 43 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (7.29%) Automation Testing
16 41 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (6.60%) Waterfall
18 37 (6.42%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (29.17%) SQL
2 81 (14.06%) Java
3 44 (7.64%) JavaScript
4 40 (6.94%) C#
5 24 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 24 (4.17%) VBScript
6 23 (3.99%) Python
7 19 (3.30%) VB
8 18 (3.13%) PHP
9 16 (2.78%) Ruby
10 14 (2.43%) C
11 13 (2.26%) Perl
12 12 (2.08%) C++
12 12 (2.08%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.56%) Scala
15 7 (1.22%) XQuery
15 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (13.89%) ISEB
2 59 (10.24%) ISTQB
3 52 (9.03%) Degree
4 48 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 42 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 38 (6.60%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 8 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.87%) MCSE
8 5 (0.87%) HND
8 5 (0.87%) MCITP
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) OCA
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (23.78%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.35%) GMP
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) GxP
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 75 (13.02%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.22%) Puppet
2 7 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.52%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (0.52%) Salt
4 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.52%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 102 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.11%) Oracle
3 58 (10.07%) HP
4 41 (7.12%) SAP
5 18 (3.13%) IBM
6 12 (2.08%) Informatica
7 11 (1.91%) Serena
8 10 (1.74%) VMware
9 9 (1.56%) Sybase
10 7 (1.22%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.87%) Cisco
11 5 (0.87%) Teradata
12 4 (0.69%) Greenplum
12 4 (0.69%) Zend
12 4 (0.69%) Netezza
12 4 (0.69%) Citrix
12 4 (0.69%) Murex
12 4 (0.69%) Vertica
13 3 (0.52%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.52%) F5
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