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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 313 290 253
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -37
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 311 293 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.61% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.80% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 183 188
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£350 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 163 £415 -2.35% 26
South East +6 64 £340 +20.35% 24
Yorkshire -4 23 £338 +18.42% 9
East of England -3 21 £361 -6.77% 8
North West -3 16 £338 +12.50% 13
South West -6 10 £350 +3.70% 6
East Midlands -14 5 £351 +12.07% 1
West Midlands -17 4 £285 -26.45% 2
North East -41 1 £450 +13.20% 3
South Coast - 1 - -
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 188 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (30.21%) Test Scripting
3 174 (28.11%) SQL
4 172 (27.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 162 (26.17%) QA
6 156 (25.20%) Finance
7 102 (16.48%) Microsoft
8 100 (16.16%) Selenium
9 96 (15.51%) Automated Testing
10 94 (15.19%) Java
11 93 (15.02%) Test Automation
12 92 (14.86%) ISEB
13 89 (14.38%) Integration Testing
13 89 (14.38%) JIRA
13 89 (14.38%) Software Testing
14 87 (14.05%) HP Quality Center
15 78 (12.60%) Banking
16 76 (12.28%) HP
16 76 (12.28%) Scrum
17 75 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
18 74 (11.95%) SQL Server
19 73 (11.79%) Oracle
20 72 (11.63%) UNIX
21 70 (11.31%) System Testing
22 66 (10.66%) SDLC
23 65 (10.50%) ISTQB
23 65 (10.50%) MS Excel
24 62 (10.02%) Performance Testing
25 58 (9.37%) Windows
25 58 (9.37%) .NET

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.75%) CMS
1 17 (2.75%) WebSphere
2 16 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.94%) MQSeries
4 8 (1.29%) IIS
4 8 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (1.13%) Confluence
6 5 (0.81%) Documentum
6 5 (0.81%) Apache
7 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 65 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.33%) MS Office
3 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.97%) Magento
5 5 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.81%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.81%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.32%) Tridion
8 2 (0.32%) Endur
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.45%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) PaaS
2 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.65%) IaaS
3 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.32%) GitHub
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.42%) Internet
2 12 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.97%) HTTP
4 5 (0.81%) SAN
5 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.65%) NAS
6 3 (0.48%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.48%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.48%) LDAP
7 2 (0.32%) ATM
7 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.32%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.16%) DVB
8 1 (0.16%) RTSP
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.91%) DB2
5 16 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.10%) MySQL
6 13 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.62%) DbVisualizer
10 8 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.13%) Big Data
12 6 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.81%) Star Schema
13 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 100 (16.16%) Selenium
2 89 (14.38%) JIRA
3 52 (8.40%) Cucumber
4 42 (6.79%) WebDriver
5 41 (6.62%) HP UFT
6 34 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (5.01%) LoadRunner
8 28 (4.52%) Jenkins
9 27 (4.36%) Git (software)
10 25 (4.04%) Subversion
11 22 (3.55%) SoapUI
12 15 (2.42%) Visual Studio
13 14 (2.26%) JUnit
13 14 (2.26%) JMeter
14 11 (1.78%) SpecFlow
15 8 (1.29%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (0.81%) Appium
17 5 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 156 (25.20%) Finance
2 78 (12.60%) Banking
3 47 (7.59%) Retail
4 35 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.91%) Front Office
6 14 (2.26%) Back Office
6 14 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.78%) General Ledger
8 10 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.29%) French Language
10 7 (1.13%) Billing
11 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.81%) Games
12 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.81%) Automotive
12 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.81%) Marketing
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 234 (37.80%) Analyst
2 173 (27.95%) Test Analyst
3 109 (17.61%) Tester
4 61 (9.85%) Test Manager
5 49 (7.92%) Developer
6 46 (7.43%) Business Analyst
7 41 (6.62%) Test Engineer
8 25 (4.04%) Consultant
9 19 (3.07%) QA Engineer
10 18 (2.91%) Test Leader
10 18 (2.91%) Automation Tester
11 17 (2.75%) Software Tester
12 15 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (2.42%) Project Manager
13 14 (2.26%) Software Engineer
13 14 (2.26%) Automation Engineer
14 13 (2.10%) QA Analyst
15 12 (1.94%) QA Tester
15 12 (1.94%) SAP Consultant
15 12 (1.94%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.37%) .NET
2 51 (8.24%) XML
3 42 (6.79%) HTML
4 28 (4.52%) Web Services
5 22 (3.55%) CSS
6 21 (3.39%) SOAP
7 14 (2.26%) J2EE
7 14 (2.26%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.10%) Middleware
9 12 (1.94%) JSON
10 10 (1.62%) Flash
10 10 (1.62%) REST
11 9 (1.45%) XSLT
12 8 (1.29%) jQuery
12 8 (1.29%) RESTful
12 8 (1.29%) Gherkin
13 7 (1.13%) HTML5
13 7 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (0.97%) XML Schema
14 6 (0.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.10%) Credit Risk
6 10 (1.62%) Fixed Income
6 10 (1.62%) STB
6 10 (1.62%) NHS
7 8 (1.29%) iSeries
8 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.13%) MPEG
8 7 (1.13%) Derivative
8 7 (1.13%) Market Risk
9 6 (0.97%) IPTV
9 6 (0.97%) EFT
9 6 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.81%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.81%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.81%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.63%) UNIX
2 58 (9.37%) Windows
3 45 (7.27%) Linux
4 21 (3.39%) Android
5 19 (3.07%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.13%) Solaris
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.32%) webOS
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (30.21%) Test Scripting
3 172 (27.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 96 (15.51%) Automated Testing
5 93 (15.02%) Test Automation
6 89 (14.38%) Integration Testing
6 89 (14.38%) Software Testing
7 76 (12.28%) Scrum
8 70 (11.31%) System Testing
9 66 (10.66%) SDLC
10 62 (10.02%) Performance Testing
11 58 (9.37%) Test Strategy
12 52 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (8.40%) System Integration Testing
13 51 (8.24%) Migration
14 49 (7.92%) Manual Testing
15 47 (7.59%) Automation Testing
16 46 (7.43%) Test Management
17 42 (6.79%) Unit Testing
18 40 (6.46%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 174 (28.11%) SQL
2 94 (15.19%) Java
3 42 (6.79%) C#
4 41 (6.62%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.20%) VB
5 26 (4.20%) Python
6 22 (3.55%) T-SQL
7 20 (3.23%) VBScript
7 20 (3.23%) Perl
8 18 (2.91%) C++
9 17 (2.75%) PHP
10 16 (2.58%) Ruby
10 16 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.42%) C
12 11 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.29%) VBA
13 8 (1.29%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.29%) Scala
14 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 92 (14.86%) ISEB
2 65 (10.50%) ISTQB
3 58 (9.37%) Security Cleared
4 54 (8.72%) Degree
5 47 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 46 (7.43%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.10%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (1.62%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.81%) MCITP
10 5 (0.81%) MCSE
10 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.65%) HND
11 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.16%) OCA
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (26.17%) QA
2 6 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.65%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) GxP
4 3 (0.48%) GMP
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 87 (14.05%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.81%) DatAdvantage
3 5 (0.81%) Puppet
4 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 102 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.28%) HP
3 73 (11.79%) Oracle
4 38 (6.14%) SAP
5 20 (3.23%) IBM
6 12 (1.94%) VMware
7 11 (1.78%) Serena
7 11 (1.78%) Informatica
7 11 (1.78%) Sybase
8 8 (1.29%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.13%) Teradata
10 6 (0.97%) Greenplum
10 6 (0.97%) Netezza
10 6 (0.97%) Vertica
11 5 (0.81%) Varonis
11 5 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.81%) Cisco
11 5 (0.81%) Murex
12 4 (0.65%) EMC
12 4 (0.65%) Citrix
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + Good depandant on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 17 days ago