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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 303 357 248
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -109
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 339 240 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.48% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.62% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 149 250
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% +17.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £38.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-29.08% +17.69%
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +69 165 £425 +6.25% 24
South East +2 70 £350 +23.89% 19
Yorkshire -8 31 £350 +11.11% 4
East of England +7 25 £305 -14.08% 13
North West -19 17 £375 +17.18% 12
South West -2 16 £305 +1.66% 5
West Midlands -3 6 £300 +9.09% 3
North East -35 5 £325 -23.70% 2
East Midlands -15 3 - - 2
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 210 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (30.81%) Test Scripting
2 191 (30.81%) SQL
3 157 (25.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 150 (24.19%) QA
5 127 (20.48%) Finance
6 126 (20.32%) Microsoft
7 120 (19.35%) Java
7 120 (19.35%) Selenium
8 106 (17.10%) Test Automation
9 100 (16.13%) Integration Testing
10 98 (15.81%) SQL Server
11 96 (15.48%) JIRA
12 94 (15.16%) Software Testing
13 91 (14.68%) ISEB
14 90 (14.52%) Automated Testing
15 86 (13.87%) Oracle
16 85 (13.71%) System Testing
17 82 (13.23%) .NET
17 82 (13.23%) HP
17 82 (13.23%) Scrum
18 78 (12.58%) Performance Testing
19 75 (12.10%) HP Quality Center
20 72 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
21 71 (11.45%) ISTQB
22 69 (11.13%) UNIX
23 67 (10.81%) Linux
24 64 (10.32%) HTML
25 63 (10.16%) JavaScript
25 63 (10.16%) C#

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (3.55%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.10%) MQSeries
4 12 (1.94%) CMS
5 10 (1.61%) IIS
6 8 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.29%) Confluence
7 6 (0.97%) Node.js
7 6 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.65%) Documentum
8 4 (0.65%) JBoss
8 4 (0.65%) Apache
8 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.71%) MS Office
3 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.65%) MS Project
4 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) HipChat
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.65%) Magento
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.32%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.32%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Sage ERP X3
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.45%) SaaS
2 6 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.65%) PaaS
3 4 (0.65%) IaaS
4 3 (0.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.42%) Internet
2 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.81%) HTTP
3 3 (0.48%) LDAP
3 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.48%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
4 2 (0.32%) Firewall
4 2 (0.32%) ATM
4 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) IPv4
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.16%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) GSM
5 1 (0.16%) SNMP
5 1 (0.16%) Wireless
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) DVB
5 1 (0.16%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (4.19%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.39%) DB2
5 18 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.10%) DbVisualizer
6 13 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.10%) MySQL
7 10 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.29%) Big Data
9 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (0.97%) Star Schema
12 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 120 (19.35%) Selenium
2 96 (15.48%) JIRA
3 63 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (9.35%) Cucumber
5 49 (7.90%) HP UFT
6 45 (7.26%) WebDriver
7 37 (5.97%) SoapUI
7 37 (5.97%) Jenkins
8 34 (5.48%) Git (software)
9 33 (5.32%) LoadRunner
10 32 (5.16%) Visual Studio
11 24 (3.87%) JMeter
12 21 (3.39%) Subversion
13 15 (2.42%) JUnit
14 13 (2.10%) SpecFlow
15 11 (1.77%) Facilita Forecast
15 11 (1.77%) Appium
16 10 (1.61%) Hudson
17 9 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
17 9 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 127 (20.48%) Finance
2 63 (10.16%) Banking
3 49 (7.90%) Retail
4 30 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.10%) Front Office
7 10 (1.61%) Back Office
8 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.13%) Billing
9 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.97%) Games
10 6 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Legal
12 4 (0.65%) Marketing
13 3 (0.48%) French Language
13 3 (0.48%) Automotive
13 3 (0.48%) Law
14 2 (0.32%) Military
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 231 (37.26%) Analyst
2 185 (29.84%) Test Analyst
3 130 (20.97%) Tester
4 62 (10.00%) Developer
5 52 (8.39%) Test Engineer
6 48 (7.74%) Test Manager
7 30 (4.84%) Business Analyst
8 22 (3.55%) Consultant
9 21 (3.39%) QA Engineer
9 21 (3.39%) Automation Tester
10 17 (2.74%) QA Analyst
11 16 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (2.58%) Software Tester
12 15 (2.42%) Project Manager
13 14 (2.26%) Senior Test Analyst
13 14 (2.26%) Automation Engineer
14 13 (2.10%) Junior
15 11 (1.77%) Test Leader
15 11 (1.77%) Agile Test Analyst
16 10 (1.61%) Regression Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (13.23%) .NET
2 64 (10.32%) HTML
3 54 (8.71%) XML
4 39 (6.29%) Web Services
5 34 (5.48%) CSS
6 30 (4.84%) SOAP
7 29 (4.68%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.90%) J2EE
9 16 (2.58%) REST
10 15 (2.42%) WCF
11 14 (2.26%) HTML5
12 13 (2.10%) JSON
12 13 (2.10%) jQuery
12 13 (2.10%) Flash
13 11 (1.77%) Middleware
13 11 (1.77%) RESTful
13 11 (1.77%) WinForms
14 10 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (1.61%) WPF
14 10 (1.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.26%) Data Structures
5 12 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.77%) Credit Risk
6 11 (1.77%) STB
7 10 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (1.45%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.29%) MPEG
9 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.29%) Smart Meter
10 7 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.13%) NHS
10 7 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.13%) Derivative
11 6 (0.97%) IPTV
11 6 (0.97%) EPoS
11 6 (0.97%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.13%) UNIX
2 67 (10.81%) Linux
3 58 (9.35%) Windows
4 21 (3.39%) Android
5 20 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.61%) Solaris
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) webOS
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (30.81%) Test Scripting
3 157 (25.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 106 (17.10%) Test Automation
5 100 (16.13%) Integration Testing
6 94 (15.16%) Software Testing
7 90 (14.52%) Automated Testing
8 85 (13.71%) System Testing
9 82 (13.23%) Scrum
10 78 (12.58%) Performance Testing
11 55 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (8.39%) SDLC
13 51 (8.23%) Unit Testing
14 49 (7.90%) System Integration Testing
15 48 (7.74%) Test Strategy
16 47 (7.58%) Manual Testing
16 47 (7.58%) Automation Testing
17 43 (6.94%) BDD
17 43 (6.94%) TDD
17 43 (6.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 191 (30.81%) SQL
2 120 (19.35%) Java
3 63 (10.16%) JavaScript
3 63 (10.16%) C#
4 35 (5.65%) T-SQL
4 35 (5.65%) VB
5 25 (4.03%) Python
6 24 (3.87%) VBScript
7 23 (3.71%) PowerShell
8 22 (3.55%) C++
9 19 (3.06%) Perl
10 17 (2.74%) PHP
11 12 (1.94%) C
11 12 (1.94%) Ruby
12 11 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.65%) VBA
17 3 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 91 (14.68%) ISEB
2 71 (11.45%) ISTQB
3 63 (10.16%) Degree
4 55 (8.87%) Security Cleared
5 51 (8.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 43 (6.94%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.65%) HP AIS
10 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.32%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.16%) MCITP
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) MCSE
12 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (24.19%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.65%) GMP
4 3 (0.48%) GxP
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) Basel III
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.32%) Firmware
1 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 75 (12.10%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.45%) DatAdvantage
3 7 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.81%) Puppet
5 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.48%) SCCM
6 2 (0.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 126 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 86 (13.87%) Oracle
3 82 (13.23%) HP
4 27 (4.35%) SAP
5 23 (3.71%) IBM
6 19 (3.06%) Sybase
7 10 (1.61%) VMware
8 9 (1.45%) Varonis
9 8 (1.29%) EMC
10 7 (1.13%) Teradata
10 7 (1.13%) Vertica
10 7 (1.13%) Netezza
10 7 (1.13%) Greenplum
11 6 (0.97%) OpenText
11 6 (0.97%) Endeca
11 6 (0.97%) Google
11 6 (0.97%) Dell
12 5 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.81%) Coremetrics
13 3 (0.48%) Altiris
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago