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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 309 249 266
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +17
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 306 382 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.04% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 264 162
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.44 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.45% -7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £19.66 £29.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £43.00 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.07% -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
38097 36662 31165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.51% 75.49% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24143 22914 19112
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1077 1036
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £49.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 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 31 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 -60 145 £405 +1.25% 41
South East -12 76 £350 +3.70% 21
North West -3 21 £400 +35.59% 6
North East +16 14 £450 +20.00% 4
East of England -4 14 £433 +1.76% 2
Yorkshire -7 13 £280 +40.00% 10
East Midlands -7 8 £319 +6.25% 3
South West -4 7 £375 -9.09% 2
West Midlands -8 4 £288 -4.16% 4
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 194 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (29.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 163 (27.91%) SQL
4 156 (26.71%) QA
5 153 (26.20%) Test Scripting
6 146 (25.00%) Finance
7 97 (16.61%) ISEB
8 96 (16.44%) Integration Testing
9 88 (15.07%) Microsoft
9 88 (15.07%) Test Automation
10 82 (14.04%) Software Testing
11 77 (13.18%) HP Quality Center
12 76 (13.01%) Test Strategy
13 72 (12.33%) Scrum
14 70 (11.99%) Oracle
15 67 (11.47%) ISTQB
16 66 (11.30%) Selenium
17 65 (11.13%) JIRA
18 62 (10.62%) Banking
18 62 (10.62%) Java
19 61 (10.45%) TDD
19 61 (10.45%) System Testing
20 59 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
21 57 (9.76%) MS Excel
22 56 (9.59%) UNIX
22 56 (9.59%) SQL Server
22 56 (9.59%) Performance Testing
23 55 (9.42%) Manual Testing
23 55 (9.42%) .NET
24 54 (9.25%) Migration

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.23%) CMS
2 13 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.03%) IIS
4 5 (0.86%) Confluence
4 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.68%) JBoss
5 4 (0.68%) Apache
6 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.51%) Documentum
6 3 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.51%) LiveCycle
6 3 (0.51%) nginx
7 2 (0.34%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.17%) Mule
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.85%) MS Office
3 8 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.03%) MS Project
5 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (2.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (2.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (2.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (1.03%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.86%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.86%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.68%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.68%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.51%) Magento
9 3 (0.51%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.03%) 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 17 (2.91%) TCP/IP
1 17 (2.91%) Internet
2 7 (1.20%) HTTP
3 6 (1.03%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.86%) SSL
4 5 (0.86%) FTP
5 4 (0.68%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.68%) SAN
5 4 (0.68%) NAS
6 3 (0.51%) DNS
7 2 (0.34%) ATM
7 2 (0.34%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.17%) DVB
8 1 (0.17%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) GPRS
8 1 (0.17%) GSM
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.20%) MySQL
13 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.03%) DB2
14 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.51%) SAP BW
16 3 (0.51%) OLAP
16 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (11.30%) Selenium
2 65 (11.13%) JIRA
3 32 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 29 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (4.62%) WebDriver
5 27 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 23 (3.94%) Cucumber
7 20 (3.42%) Subversion
7 20 (3.42%) SoapUI
8 19 (3.25%) Visual Studio
9 18 (3.08%) LoadRunner
10 14 (2.40%) Git (software)
11 11 (1.88%) JMeter
12 10 (1.71%) JUnit
13 9 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (1.54%) Hudson
14 8 (1.37%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.37%) Appium
14 8 (1.37%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 146 (25.00%) Finance
2 62 (10.62%) Banking
3 34 (5.82%) Retail
4 29 (4.97%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.23%) General Ledger
6 12 (2.05%) Front Office
6 12 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.88%) Back Office
8 7 (1.20%) Automotive
8 7 (1.20%) Legal
8 7 (1.20%) Billing
9 6 (1.03%) Publishing
9 6 (1.03%) Games
10 5 (0.86%) French Language
11 4 (0.68%) Electronics
12 3 (0.51%) Marketing
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 208 (35.62%) Analyst
2 136 (23.29%) Test Analyst
3 92 (15.75%) Tester
4 58 (9.93%) Test Manager
4 58 (9.93%) Developer
5 55 (9.42%) Business Analyst
6 32 (5.48%) Test Engineer
7 28 (4.79%) Consultant
8 27 (4.62%) Test Leader
9 18 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
10 16 (2.74%) Automation Tester
11 15 (2.57%) QA Tester
12 14 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (2.40%) Software Engineer
13 13 (2.23%) Software Tester
13 13 (2.23%) Automation Engineer
14 12 (2.05%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.05%) QA Engineer
15 11 (1.88%) Senior Tester
16 10 (1.71%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.42%) .NET
2 54 (9.25%) XML
3 40 (6.85%) Web Services
4 39 (6.68%) HTML
5 32 (5.48%) CSS
6 22 (3.77%) SOAP
7 21 (3.60%) XSLT
8 17 (2.91%) ASP.NET
9 16 (2.74%) JSON
10 15 (2.57%) jQuery
11 11 (1.88%) REST
11 11 (1.88%) XML Schema
11 11 (1.88%) Saxon XSLT
12 9 (1.54%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.54%) Middleware
12 9 (1.54%) JRuby
13 7 (1.20%) RESTful
14 6 (1.03%) HTML5
14 6 (1.03%) WCF
14 6 (1.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.77%) Derivative
3 13 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.05%) Client/Server
4 12 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.71%) Credit Risk
5 10 (1.71%) Market Risk
6 9 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.54%) NHS
6 9 (1.54%) Replication
6 9 (1.54%) Open Source
7 8 (1.37%) STB
8 7 (1.20%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.03%) MPEG
9 6 (1.03%) iSeries
10 5 (0.86%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.59%) UNIX
2 48 (8.22%) Windows
3 37 (6.34%) Linux
4 19 (3.25%) Android
5 18 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.88%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.68%) Solaris
9 4 (0.68%) webOS
10 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (29.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 153 (26.20%) Test Scripting
4 96 (16.44%) Integration Testing
5 88 (15.07%) Test Automation
6 82 (14.04%) Software Testing
7 76 (13.01%) Test Strategy
8 72 (12.33%) Scrum
9 61 (10.45%) TDD
9 61 (10.45%) System Testing
10 56 (9.59%) Performance Testing
11 55 (9.42%) Manual Testing
12 54 (9.25%) Migration
13 52 (8.90%) Automated Testing
14 51 (8.73%) Validation
15 49 (8.39%) Test Management
16 46 (7.88%) BDD
17 45 (7.71%) Unit Testing
18 44 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 163 (27.91%) SQL
2 62 (10.62%) Java
3 45 (7.71%) JavaScript
4 41 (7.02%) C#
5 24 (4.11%) Python
6 20 (3.42%) Ruby
7 19 (3.25%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.74%) VBScript
9 16 (2.74%) PHP
10 14 (2.40%) C
11 12 (2.05%) VB
11 12 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.88%) Scala
12 11 (1.88%) XQuery
13 9 (1.54%) VBA
13 9 (1.54%) Perl
13 9 (1.54%) Jython
14 8 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 97 (16.61%) ISEB
2 67 (11.47%) ISTQB
3 44 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 39 (6.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 39 (6.68%) Degree
5 36 (6.16%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.86%) MCITP
8 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.86%) HND
8 5 (0.86%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CFA
10 1 (0.17%) PMP
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (26.71%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) vSphere
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 77 (13.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.68%) Puppet
2 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.51%) Salt
3 3 (0.51%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 88 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 70 (11.99%) Oracle
3 51 (8.73%) SAP
4 46 (7.88%) HP
5 12 (2.05%) Informatica
6 11 (1.88%) Serena
7 8 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.20%) IBM
8 7 (1.20%) VMware
9 6 (1.03%) Sybase
10 4 (0.68%) Adobe
10 4 (0.68%) Murex
10 4 (0.68%) Cisco
10 4 (0.68%) Citrix
10 4 (0.68%) Zend
11 3 (0.51%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.51%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.51%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.34%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.34%) WSO2
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £145 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 250 to 250 per day GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
County Durham
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago