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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
UK / England
Rank 262 290 266
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 360 348 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.91% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 216 226
Median daily rate £388 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £583 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 3
Median hourly rate £43.75 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.78 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +38.88%

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
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 178 £425 +2.28% 35
South East +23 70 £320 -3.75% 20
East of England +22 32 £275 -8.33% 3
West Midlands +4 20 £390 +4.00% 3
Yorkshire +12 18 £403 +25.78% 5
North West 0 14 £288 -4.95% 9
South West +2 13 £363 +3.57% 8
East Midlands +6 11 £358 +43.00% 5
North East -17 2 £300 -4.00% 1
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 339 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (29.15%) QA
3 210 (28.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 196 (26.45%) Test Scripting
5 182 (24.56%) Selenium
6 165 (22.27%) Finance
7 149 (20.11%) SQL
8 140 (18.89%) Java
9 139 (18.76%) Functional Testing
10 138 (18.62%) JIRA
11 116 (15.65%) Test Automation
12 114 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 109 (14.71%) Oracle
14 108 (14.57%) BDD
15 102 (13.77%) C#
16 100 (13.50%) Scrum
17 99 (13.36%) Jenkins
18 98 (13.23%) Automated Testing
19 96 (12.96%) Software Testing
20 95 (12.82%) Integration Testing
21 94 (12.69%) System Integration Testing
21 94 (12.69%) Microsoft
22 91 (12.28%) Python
22 91 (12.28%) Test Strategy
23 89 (12.01%) Unit Testing
24 88 (11.88%) HP
25 83 (11.20%) TDD
26 82 (11.07%) XML
26 82 (11.07%) Performance Testing
26 82 (11.07%) Automation Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (4.45%) Confluence
2 18 (2.43%) nginx
3 17 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.62%) IIS
7 10 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.94%) CMS
9 6 (0.81%) MQSeries
9 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.67%) CICS
10 5 (0.67%) JBoss
11 4 (0.54%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.40%) Apache
12 3 (0.40%) Moodle
12 3 (0.40%) WordPress
13 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 63 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.37%) MS Office
3 16 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Mingle
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) Simulink
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 37 (4.99%) Oracle Applications
2 24 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.54%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.40%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.40%) HFM
7 3 (0.40%) Loan IQ
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.40%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.40%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.02%) GitHub
3 14 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.48%) Boomi
5 8 (1.08%) SaaS
6 6 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.67%) Office 365
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.40%) IaaS
8 3 (0.40%) Route 53
8 3 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.27%) Heroku
9 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.78%) HTTP
2 25 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.83%) Internet
4 17 (2.29%) SSL
5 14 (1.89%) LTE
5 14 (1.89%) Wireless
6 13 (1.75%) 4G
7 5 (0.67%) LDAP
8 4 (0.54%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.40%) FTP
10 2 (0.27%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.27%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.27%) RS-232
10 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.13%) Profibus
11 1 (0.13%) RS-422
11 1 (0.13%) Skype
11 1 (0.13%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
3 24 (3.24%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.83%) MySQL
5 20 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.48%) Power BI
11 11 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (1.35%) DB2
12 10 (1.35%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.21%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.08%) Big Data
14 8 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (0.94%) OLTP
15 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 182 (24.56%) Selenium
2 138 (18.62%) JIRA
3 99 (13.36%) Jenkins
4 81 (10.93%) WebDriver
5 79 (10.66%) Cucumber
6 77 (10.39%) Git (software)
7 75 (10.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (7.29%) HP UFT
9 51 (6.88%) SoapUI
10 45 (6.07%) Subversion
11 41 (5.53%) SpecFlow
12 40 (5.40%) JUnit
13 39 (5.26%) Visual Studio
14 33 (4.45%) JMeter
15 30 (4.05%) Maven
16 27 (3.64%) Eclipse
17 26 (3.51%) Appium
18 24 (3.24%) TeamCity
19 23 (3.10%) JBehave
20 19 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 165 (22.27%) Finance
2 66 (8.91%) Banking
3 27 (3.64%) Back Office
4 25 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.97%) Front Office
5 22 (2.97%) Retail
6 21 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.70%) Publishing
8 15 (2.02%) Games
9 14 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.48%) Military
11 10 (1.35%) Advertising
11 10 (1.35%) Electronics
12 9 (1.21%) Legal
13 8 (1.08%) Marketing
14 6 (0.81%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.54%) Billing
15 4 (0.54%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 219 (29.55%) Analyst
2 178 (24.02%) Test Analyst
3 140 (18.89%) Tester
4 127 (17.14%) Developer
5 64 (8.64%) Automation Tester
6 45 (6.07%) Test Engineer
7 43 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
8 34 (4.59%) Test Manager
9 31 (4.18%) QA Engineer
10 29 (3.91%) Consultant
11 22 (2.97%) QA Analyst
11 22 (2.97%) QA Tester
11 22 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (2.97%) Test Leader
12 20 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
12 20 (2.70%) Software Tester
13 18 (2.43%) Test Automation Engineer
14 17 (2.29%) Agile Test Analyst
14 17 (2.29%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.16%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (11.07%) XML
2 65 (8.77%) Web Services
3 63 (8.50%) .NET
4 52 (7.02%) HTML
5 39 (5.26%) SOAP
6 36 (4.86%) CSS
7 32 (4.32%) REST
8 30 (4.05%) Gherkin
8 30 (4.05%) RESTful
9 27 (3.64%) JSON
10 25 (3.37%) HTML5
11 23 (3.10%) Spring
12 18 (2.43%) Hibernate
13 17 (2.29%) ELK Stack
13 17 (2.29%) LEMP Stack
14 16 (2.16%) Middleware
15 15 (2.02%) Node.js
16 13 (1.75%) XSLT
17 11 (1.48%) AngularJS
18 10 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (2.70%) Fixed Income
5 18 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.29%) Derivative
7 14 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.21%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.08%) Equities
9 8 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.81%) iPad
10 6 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.67%) EPoS
11 5 (0.67%) Fintech
11 5 (0.67%) NHS
11 5 (0.67%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (9.99%) Linux
2 54 (7.29%) Unix
3 49 (6.61%) Windows
4 23 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.97%) Android
5 22 (2.97%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.08%) Solaris
7 8 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.54%) AIX
9 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (28.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 196 (26.45%) Test Scripting
4 139 (18.76%) Functional Testing
5 116 (15.65%) Test Automation
6 114 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (14.57%) BDD
8 100 (13.50%) Scrum
9 98 (13.23%) Automated Testing
10 96 (12.96%) Software Testing
11 95 (12.82%) Integration Testing
12 94 (12.69%) System Integration Testing
13 91 (12.28%) Test Strategy
14 89 (12.01%) Unit Testing
15 83 (11.20%) TDD
16 82 (11.07%) Automation Testing
16 82 (11.07%) Performance Testing
17 80 (10.80%) Test Management
18 77 (10.39%) Manual Testing
19 73 (9.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 149 (20.11%) SQL
2 140 (18.89%) Java
3 102 (13.77%) C#
4 91 (12.28%) Python
5 54 (7.29%) JavaScript
6 37 (4.99%) PHP
7 32 (4.32%) C
8 31 (4.18%) C++
9 29 (3.91%) PL/SQL
10 28 (3.78%) Ruby
11 27 (3.64%) F#
11 27 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 26 (3.51%) Perl
13 25 (3.37%) VBScript
14 15 (2.02%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.35%) Groovy
16 9 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.21%) Scala
17 7 (0.94%) Apex Code
18 6 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 65 (8.77%) Degree
2 64 (8.64%) ISTQB
3 63 (8.50%) Security Cleared
4 49 (6.61%) ISEB
5 37 (4.99%) SC Cleared
6 33 (4.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 20 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.27%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.27%) HND
10 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.27%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ACCA
11 1 (0.13%) CIMA
11 1 (0.13%) CISM
11 1 (0.13%) CRISC
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (29.15%) QA
2 12 (1.62%) SDET
3 8 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.54%) WCAG
5 2 (0.27%) FINREP
5 2 (0.27%) HL7
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) Basel III
6 1 (0.13%) EMIR
6 1 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.40%) Docker
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) HDFS
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) KVM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (7.56%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.43%) Puppet
4 17 (2.29%) Kibana
4 17 (2.29%) logstash
4 17 (2.29%) Salt
5 14 (1.89%) Grafana
6 7 (0.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 4 (0.54%) Control-M
7 4 (0.54%) Terraform
8 3 (0.40%) Ansible
8 3 (0.40%) collectd
8 3 (0.40%) StatsD
9 2 (0.27%) Ambari
9 2 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.27%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 109 (14.71%) Oracle
2 94 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 88 (11.88%) HP
4 36 (4.86%) SAP
5 26 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 20 (2.70%) VMware
6 20 (2.70%) Zend
7 17 (2.29%) Rackspace
8 16 (2.16%) Guidewire
9 15 (2.02%) Dell
9 15 (2.02%) IBM
10 11 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.21%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (1.21%) Charles River
12 8 (1.08%) SmartStream
13 7 (0.94%) Sophos
14 6 (0.81%) Adobe
14 6 (0.81%) Apple
15 5 (0.67%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.67%) Sybase
London
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Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £3130 - £37500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
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Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago