The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 381 309 327
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +18
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 192 269 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.79% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 181 124
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £15.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.75 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36713 34180 37700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.32% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23128 21211 22153
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 983 1363
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £13.47 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Regression Testing
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -101 87 £388 -26.19% 16
South East +1 36 £243 -23.62% 13
North East -2 22 £415 +10.66% 2
East of England -26 15 £325 -9.72% 2
East Midlands +3 9 £345 - 1
West Midlands -3 9 £290 - 2
South West -27 9 £298 -3.25% 3
North West -6 3 £320 -1.53% 6
Yorkshire -4 2 £401 +68.63% 4
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 158 (35.51%) SQL
2 145 (32.58%) Test Scripting
3 123 (27.64%) Finance
4 111 (24.94%) QA
5 108 (24.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 103 (23.15%) Oracle
7 85 (19.10%) UNIX
8 79 (17.75%) ISEB
9 74 (16.63%) Java
10 66 (14.83%) HP
11 64 (14.38%) HP Quality Center
12 56 (12.58%) Selenium
12 56 (12.58%) Automated Testing
13 54 (12.13%) Degree
13 54 (12.13%) Software Testing
13 54 (12.13%) Linux
14 53 (11.91%) Integration Testing
14 53 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (11.46%) Windows
15 51 (11.46%) QuickTest Pro
16 49 (11.01%) Banking
16 49 (11.01%) Security Cleared
16 49 (11.01%) JIRA
17 47 (10.56%) Scrum
18 46 (10.34%) Microsoft
19 45 (10.11%) Unit Testing
20 44 (9.89%) Migration
20 44 (9.89%) Test Strategy
21 43 (9.66%) ISTQB
22 42 (9.44%) Manual Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (4.27%) MQSeries
1 19 (4.27%) WebSphere
2 18 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (3.15%) Apache
4 12 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.35%) CMS
6 5 (1.12%) Confluence
6 5 (1.12%) IIS
7 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.22%) CICS
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.27%) MS Office
3 7 (1.57%) MS Project
4 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Mingle
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (4.72%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (4.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (4.04%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (3.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (3.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (1.12%) SAP CO
6 5 (1.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 5 (1.12%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.67%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.67%) Maximo
8 3 (0.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.04%) HTTP
2 14 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.47%) LAN
3 11 (2.47%) DNS
3 11 (2.47%) HTTPS
4 9 (2.02%) SSL
4 9 (2.02%) LDAP
5 8 (1.80%) WAN
5 8 (1.80%) 2G
5 8 (1.80%) 4G
6 7 (1.57%) Firewall
6 7 (1.57%) Internet
6 7 (1.57%) 3G
7 5 (1.12%) Intranet
7 5 (1.12%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.67%) ISUP
8 3 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.67%) DMZ
8 3 (0.67%) VPN
8 3 (0.67%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.19%) Relational Database
2 22 (4.94%) DB2
2 22 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.72%) SQL Server
4 18 (4.04%) MySQL
4 18 (4.04%) DbVisualizer
5 17 (3.82%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (2.92%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.02%) DataStage
8 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.90%) Star Schema
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (12.58%) Selenium
2 51 (11.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 49 (11.01%) JIRA
4 42 (9.44%) LoadRunner
5 20 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
5 20 (4.49%) SoapUI
6 19 (4.27%) Visual Studio
7 18 (4.04%) WebDriver
7 18 (4.04%) Jenkins
8 17 (3.82%) FitNesse
8 17 (3.82%) JUnit
9 15 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (3.15%) Maven
11 13 (2.92%) Subversion
11 13 (2.92%) JMeter
11 13 (2.92%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.70%) Toad
12 12 (2.70%) eggPlant
13 9 (2.02%) Ant
14 7 (1.57%) WinRunner
General
1 123 (27.64%) Finance
2 49 (11.01%) Banking
3 27 (6.07%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.72%) Front Office
5 20 (4.49%) Retail
6 19 (4.27%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.92%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.57%) Back Office
9 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.35%) Electronics
11 5 (1.12%) Advertising
11 5 (1.12%) Marketing
12 3 (0.67%) Automotive
12 3 (0.67%) Legal
13 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.45%) Games
13 2 (0.45%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 128 (28.76%) Analyst
2 100 (22.47%) Tester
3 98 (22.02%) Test Analyst
4 60 (13.48%) Developer
5 33 (7.42%) Test Engineer
6 32 (7.19%) Test Manager
7 30 (6.74%) Consultant
8 19 (4.27%) Test Leader
9 17 (3.82%) Automation Tester
9 17 (3.82%) QA Engineer
10 14 (3.15%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.15%) SAP Consultant
11 13 (2.92%) Manual Tester
12 12 (2.70%) C++ Developer
13 11 (2.47%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.47%) Applications Support
14 10 (2.25%) Java Developer
14 10 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.25%) Scala Developer
15 9 (2.02%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.44%) Web Services
2 41 (9.21%) XML
3 36 (8.09%) HTML
4 33 (7.42%) .NET
5 26 (5.84%) SOAP
6 22 (4.94%) Flash
6 22 (4.94%) J2EE
7 18 (4.04%) REST
8 17 (3.82%) STL
9 13 (2.92%) Spring
10 12 (2.70%) Hibernate
11 10 (2.25%) JPA
12 8 (1.80%) Middleware
13 7 (1.57%) J2ME
13 7 (1.57%) WAP
13 7 (1.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 6 (1.35%) JSON
14 6 (1.35%) XSLT
14 6 (1.35%) CSS
15 5 (1.12%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.52%) Derivative
2 17 (3.82%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.37%) Open Source
4 11 (2.47%) Fixed Income
4 11 (2.47%) Equities
5 9 (2.02%) Handset
5 9 (2.02%) STB
5 9 (2.02%) Credit Risk
5 9 (2.02%) Market Risk
6 7 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.57%) MPEG
7 6 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.12%) NHS
8 5 (1.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (0.90%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.90%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.90%) Firmware
9 4 (0.90%) IPTV
9 4 (0.90%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 85 (19.10%) UNIX
2 54 (12.13%) Linux
3 51 (11.46%) Windows
4 11 (2.47%) Android
5 7 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.12%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.90%) VMS
7 4 (0.90%) Solaris
8 3 (0.67%) zOS
8 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (32.58%) Test Scripting
2 108 (24.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 56 (12.58%) Automated Testing
4 54 (12.13%) Software Testing
5 53 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (11.91%) Integration Testing
6 47 (10.56%) Scrum
7 45 (10.11%) Unit Testing
8 44 (9.89%) Test Strategy
8 44 (9.89%) Migration
9 42 (9.44%) Manual Testing
9 42 (9.44%) System Testing
10 39 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (8.54%) Test Management
11 38 (8.54%) Test Automation
12 32 (7.19%) E-Commerce
12 32 (7.19%) Configuration Management
13 30 (6.74%) Problem Management
14 27 (6.07%) BDD
15 25 (5.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 158 (35.51%) SQL
2 74 (16.63%) Java
3 37 (8.31%) JavaScript
3 37 (8.31%) Perl
4 26 (5.84%) C++
5 22 (4.94%) Python
6 18 (4.04%) PL/SQL
6 18 (4.04%) C#
7 17 (3.82%) Ruby
8 13 (2.92%) Scala
9 12 (2.70%) VB
10 11 (2.47%) C
11 8 (1.80%) VBScript
12 7 (1.57%) VBA
12 7 (1.57%) PHP
13 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.12%) VC++
15 4 (0.90%) Groovy
15 4 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 79 (17.75%) ISEB
2 54 (12.13%) Degree
3 49 (11.01%) Security Cleared
4 43 (9.66%) ISTQB
5 38 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 35 (7.87%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.90%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.45%) HND
10 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.22%) HNC
11 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (24.94%) QA
2 12 (2.70%) SLA
3 5 (1.12%) EMIR
3 5 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) Basel II
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.90%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 64 (14.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.90%) Puppet
2 4 (0.90%) Control-M
3 3 (0.67%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.45%) nmon
5 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 103 (23.15%) Oracle
2 66 (14.83%) HP
3 46 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 38 (8.54%) IBM
5 31 (6.97%) SAP
6 16 (3.60%) JBoss
7 11 (2.47%) Open Text
8 10 (2.25%) GigaSpaces
9 9 (2.02%) Siebel
10 8 (1.80%) Apple
11 7 (1.57%) Bloomberg
11 7 (1.57%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.57%) Sun
12 6 (1.35%) Cognos
12 6 (1.35%) Reuters
13 5 (1.12%) VMware
13 5 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.90%) Sybase
14 4 (0.90%) Teradata
14 4 (0.90%) Informatica
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