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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 357 245 295
Rank change year-on-year
-112 +50
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 228 402 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.83% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.12% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 283 185
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.99% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% +27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +27.50%
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
38820 35961 39230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 74.48% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24656 22601 23180
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1012 1434
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 -108 111 £388 -13.88% 28
South East -13 40 £280 -10.40% 9
East of England -33 19 £355 +7.57% 8
North East -17 18 £368 - 3
East Midlands -1 9 £370 +32.14% 3
Yorkshire -17 8 £315 +14.54% 8
North West -6 7 £320 +33.33% 8
South West -19 7 £298 -3.25% 3
West Midlands -20 4 £225 - 2
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 192 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 163 (29.11%) SQL
3 158 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (26.79%) QA
5 137 (24.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 117 (20.89%) Finance
7 97 (17.32%) ISEB
8 96 (17.14%) Oracle
9 88 (15.71%) Java
9 88 (15.71%) Software Testing
10 84 (15.00%) Scrum
11 82 (14.64%) Test Strategy
12 79 (14.11%) Test Automation
12 79 (14.11%) XML
12 79 (14.11%) HP
12 79 (14.11%) Selenium
13 77 (13.75%) HP Quality Center
14 76 (13.57%) Automated Testing
15 75 (13.39%) Windows
16 74 (13.21%) JIRA
17 69 (12.32%) Degree
18 66 (11.79%) QuickTest Pro
19 64 (11.43%) UNIX
19 64 (11.43%) JavaScript
20 63 (11.25%) .NET
21 60 (10.71%) TDD
22 59 (10.54%) Linux
23 58 (10.36%) Microsoft
23 58 (10.36%) ISTQB
24 57 (10.18%) HTML

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
2 15 (2.68%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.14%) Apache
3 12 (2.14%) MQSeries
4 11 (1.96%) IIS
5 8 (1.43%) CMS
6 7 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) CICS
10 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.64%) MS Office
3 6 (1.07%) MS Project
4 3 (0.54%) Mingle
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.93%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (2.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.89%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.89%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.71%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.54%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.54%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.54%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) SaaS
2 3 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.11%) HTTP
1 23 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.96%) Wireshark
3 9 (1.61%) Internet
4 7 (1.25%) DNS
4 7 (1.25%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.25%) SSL
4 7 (1.25%) LAN
5 4 (0.71%) WAN
5 4 (0.71%) LDAP
5 4 (0.71%) Firewall
5 4 (0.71%) 2G
5 4 (0.71%) Intranet
6 3 (0.54%) 4G
6 3 (0.54%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.54%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.54%) 3G
6 3 (0.54%) DMZ
6 3 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.18%) Relational Database
2 24 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (3.21%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.04%) DB2
5 17 (3.04%) MySQL
6 12 (2.14%) DbVisualizer
7 9 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (1.43%) DataStage
9 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.89%) Star Schema
11 5 (0.89%) DTS
11 5 (0.89%) Ingres
11 5 (0.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 79 (14.11%) Selenium
2 74 (13.21%) JIRA
3 66 (11.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 45 (8.04%) LoadRunner
5 41 (7.32%) WebDriver
6 36 (6.43%) Jenkins
7 31 (5.54%) SoapUI
8 29 (5.18%) Cucumber
9 27 (4.82%) Visual Studio
10 26 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (3.93%) Subversion
12 21 (3.75%) JUnit
13 20 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (3.39%) JMeter
15 16 (2.86%) CruiseControl
15 16 (2.86%) TeamCity
16 13 (2.32%) TestDirector
16 13 (2.32%) Facilita Forecast
17 12 (2.14%) Maven
18 11 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 117 (20.89%) Finance
2 44 (7.86%) Banking
3 28 (5.00%) Retail
4 25 (4.46%) Front Office
5 22 (3.93%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.14%) General Ledger
8 9 (1.61%) Marketing
9 7 (1.25%) Electronics
10 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.07%) Billing
11 5 (0.89%) Advertising
11 5 (0.89%) Publishing
12 4 (0.71%) Games
12 4 (0.71%) Automotive
12 4 (0.71%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.71%) French Language
13 3 (0.54%) Legal
13 3 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 170 (30.36%) Analyst
2 131 (23.39%) Tester
3 130 (23.21%) Test Analyst
4 82 (14.64%) Developer
5 46 (8.21%) Test Engineer
6 33 (5.89%) Consultant
7 28 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 26 (4.64%) Test Leader
9 23 (4.11%) Test Manager
10 19 (3.39%) Business Analyst
11 16 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
12 15 (2.68%) Senior Test Analyst
12 15 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (2.68%) QA Engineer
13 13 (2.32%) Performance Engineer
13 13 (2.32%) Project Manager
13 13 (2.32%) Performance Test Engineer
14 12 (2.14%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (1.96%) C++ Developer
15 11 (1.96%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.11%) XML
2 63 (11.25%) .NET
3 57 (10.18%) HTML
4 45 (8.04%) Web Services
5 27 (4.82%) SOAP
6 26 (4.64%) XSLT
7 22 (3.93%) CSS
8 20 (3.57%) JSON
8 20 (3.57%) REST
9 18 (3.21%) J2EE
10 17 (3.04%) STL
11 15 (2.68%) Flash
12 14 (2.50%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.96%) Silverlight
13 11 (1.96%) FpML
14 10 (1.79%) ASP.NET
14 10 (1.79%) HTML5
15 9 (1.61%) Gherkin
16 8 (1.43%) RESTful
16 8 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.57%) Derivative
3 17 (3.04%) Fixed Income
4 15 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.50%) Open Source
5 14 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.79%) NHS
6 10 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 8 (1.43%) Equities
8 8 (1.43%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.43%) User Experience
9 7 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.07%) STB
10 6 (1.07%) Physics
10 6 (1.07%) Human Factors
10 6 (1.07%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.39%) Windows
2 64 (11.43%) UNIX
3 59 (10.54%) Linux
4 15 (2.68%) Android
5 12 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.61%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.71%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.71%) Solaris
12 2 (0.36%) VMS
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) zOS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.18%) SUSE
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 158 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (24.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 88 (15.71%) Software Testing
5 84 (15.00%) Scrum
6 82 (14.64%) Test Strategy
7 79 (14.11%) Test Automation
8 76 (13.57%) Automated Testing
9 60 (10.71%) TDD
10 54 (9.64%) Migration
10 54 (9.64%) Test Management
11 51 (9.11%) Integration Testing
12 48 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (8.57%) Manual Testing
12 48 (8.57%) BDD
13 46 (8.21%) System Testing
13 46 (8.21%) Configuration Management
14 45 (8.04%) Performance Testing
15 44 (7.86%) E-Commerce
16 42 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (29.11%) SQL
2 88 (15.71%) Java
3 64 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 46 (8.21%) C#
5 29 (5.18%) VBScript
5 29 (5.18%) Python
6 26 (4.64%) C++
7 24 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 23 (4.11%) VB
9 21 (3.75%) PL/SQL
9 21 (3.75%) Perl
10 18 (3.21%) C
10 18 (3.21%) Ruby
11 15 (2.68%) VBA
12 10 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.79%) PHP
13 7 (1.25%) VC++
13 7 (1.25%) XAML
13 7 (1.25%) Groovy
14 5 (0.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 97 (17.32%) ISEB
2 69 (12.32%) Degree
3 58 (10.36%) ISTQB
4 55 (9.82%) Security Cleared
5 50 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 37 (6.61%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.89%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.71%) HND
11 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.18%) NVQ Level 4
13 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (26.79%) QA
2 11 (1.96%) SLA
3 5 (0.89%) EMIR
3 5 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (13.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.71%) Puppet
3 3 (0.54%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.36%) Control-M
4 2 (0.36%) nmon
5 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 96 (17.14%) Oracle
2 79 (14.11%) HP
3 58 (10.36%) Microsoft
4 36 (6.43%) IBM
5 35 (6.25%) SAP
6 11 (1.96%) Open Text
7 10 (1.79%) Siebel
8 7 (1.25%) Cognos
9 6 (1.07%) JBoss
9 6 (1.07%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.89%) Apple
10 5 (0.89%) Sun
10 5 (0.89%) Murex
11 4 (0.71%) Intel
11 4 (0.71%) Informatica
11 4 (0.71%) Reuters
12 3 (0.54%) VMware
12 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.54%) Sybase
12 3 (0.54%) Cisco
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