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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 292 308 306
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 405 361 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.87% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 217 208
Median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £40.00 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.25% -20.35%
Regression Testing
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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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 165 £394 -7.35% 40
South East +17 79 £366 +7.72% 22
North East +7 44 £438 - 2
North West +9 27 £308 -18.00% 7
West Midlands -15 23 £309 +2.91% 8
East of England +23 21 £363 +20.83% 6
South West -4 21 £320 +3.22% 8
Yorkshire -12 18 £385 +18.46% 4
East Midlands -3 5 £303 +0.83% 4
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 383 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (27.62%) Test Scripting
3 221 (27.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 195 (24.04%) Finance
5 194 (23.92%) SQL
6 193 (23.80%) QA
7 179 (22.07%) Java
8 175 (21.58%) Functional Testing
9 163 (20.10%) BDD
10 152 (18.74%) Software Testing
11 141 (17.39%) Integration Testing
12 137 (16.89%) Oracle
13 134 (16.52%) JIRA
13 134 (16.52%) Scrum
14 129 (15.91%) Selenium
15 126 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
15 126 (15.54%) Security Cleared
16 124 (15.29%) ISEB
17 117 (14.43%) ISTQB
17 117 (14.43%) Test Automation
18 115 (14.18%) Migration
19 108 (13.32%) JavaScript
20 103 (12.70%) TDD
20 103 (12.70%) System Testing
20 103 (12.70%) SDLC
21 101 (12.45%) Performance Testing
21 101 (12.45%) Test Strategy
22 97 (11.96%) Microsoft
23 94 (11.59%) Unit Testing
23 94 (11.59%) Defect Management

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 26 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
2 25 (3.08%) Confluence
3 20 (2.47%) IIS
4 18 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.60%) JBoss
6 13 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.99%) Apache
7 8 (0.99%) nginx
7 8 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.86%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.62%) CMS
10 5 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.25%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 45 (5.55%) MS Office
2 38 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.99%) Mingle
5 4 (0.49%) MS Project
6 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.25%) Simulink
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (6.04%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (5.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 27 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
3 27 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.86%) Primavera
6 7 (0.86%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.74%) Magento
7 6 (0.74%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.37%) Endur
9 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.48%) Office 365
3 10 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.11%) GitHub
5 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.37%) Google Play
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.25%) SaaS
7 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.12%) IaaS
8 1 (0.12%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.96%) Internet
2 20 (2.47%) HTTP
3 9 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (1.11%) iSCSI
3 9 (1.11%) SAN
4 8 (0.99%) FCoE
5 7 (0.86%) Skype
5 7 (0.86%) VLAN
6 6 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.62%) DVB
7 5 (0.62%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.49%) WAN
9 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.37%) LAN
9 3 (0.37%) SSL
9 3 (0.37%) VoIP
10 2 (0.25%) DHCP
10 2 (0.25%) DNS
10 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
3 31 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 13 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.36%) MySQL
8 10 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.86%) DB2
10 7 (0.86%) MS Access
10 7 (0.86%) OLTP
10 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.74%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.74%) VoltDB
12 5 (0.62%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 134 (16.52%) JIRA
2 129 (15.91%) Selenium
3 72 (8.88%) Cucumber
4 64 (7.89%) WebDriver
5 63 (7.77%) Jenkins
6 52 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 50 (6.17%) SoapUI
8 49 (6.04%) HP UFT
9 43 (5.30%) JMeter
10 42 (5.18%) Maven
11 37 (4.56%) JUnit
12 36 (4.44%) Git (software)
13 30 (3.70%) Visual Studio
14 26 (3.21%) SpecFlow
15 25 (3.08%) Gradle
16 24 (2.96%) Ant
16 24 (2.96%) Subversion
17 20 (2.47%) LoadRunner
18 18 (2.22%) Eclipse
19 17 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 195 (24.04%) Finance
2 78 (9.62%) Banking
3 37 (4.56%) Retail
4 33 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.71%) Publishing
5 22 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.59%) Front Office
7 18 (2.22%) General Ledger
8 16 (1.97%) Games
9 9 (1.11%) Billing
10 8 (0.99%) Marketing
10 8 (0.99%) Military
11 6 (0.74%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.49%) Electronics
13 4 (0.49%) Legal
13 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Advertising
15 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 269 (33.17%) Analyst
2 238 (29.35%) Test Analyst
3 123 (15.17%) Developer
4 120 (14.80%) Tester
5 65 (8.01%) Test Engineer
6 53 (6.54%) Consultant
7 45 (5.55%) Test Leader
8 44 (5.43%) Automation Tester
8 44 (5.43%) Test Manager
9 42 (5.18%) Java Developer
10 33 (4.07%) Automation Test Analyst
10 33 (4.07%) QA Engineer
11 31 (3.82%) Architect
11 31 (3.82%) Software Engineer
12 30 (3.70%) Java Engineer
13 27 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
13 27 (3.33%) QA Analyst
14 26 (3.21%) QA Tester
15 24 (2.96%) Test Automation Engineer
16 23 (2.84%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (10.73%) HTML
2 75 (9.25%) .NET
2 75 (9.25%) Web Services
3 74 (9.12%) XML
4 53 (6.54%) CSS
5 37 (4.56%) Node.js
6 36 (4.44%) REST
7 34 (4.19%) HTML5
8 31 (3.82%) SOAP
9 28 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 28 (3.45%) Hibernate
9 28 (3.45%) RESTful
10 26 (3.21%) Spring
11 21 (2.59%) Java EE
12 19 (2.34%) JSON
13 16 (1.97%) Ajax
13 16 (1.97%) JMS
14 15 (1.85%) J2EE
15 14 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
16 11 (1.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (3.21%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.97%) Fixed Income
5 13 (1.60%) Derivative
5 13 (1.60%) User Experience
6 12 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.36%) STB
8 10 (1.23%) Smart Meter
9 9 (1.11%) Equities
10 8 (0.99%) Device Driver
10 8 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (0.86%) AS400
11 7 (0.86%) iPad
12 6 (0.74%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.74%) Data Conversion
13 5 (0.62%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.62%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.62%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 83 (10.23%) Unix
2 79 (9.74%) Linux
3 70 (8.63%) Windows
4 34 (4.19%) Android
5 19 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.36%) Solaris
9 10 (1.23%) AIX
10 9 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (27.62%) Test Scripting
3 221 (27.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 175 (21.58%) Functional Testing
5 163 (20.10%) BDD
6 152 (18.74%) Software Testing
7 141 (17.39%) Integration Testing
8 134 (16.52%) Scrum
9 126 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
10 117 (14.43%) Test Automation
11 115 (14.18%) Migration
12 103 (12.70%) SDLC
12 103 (12.70%) System Testing
12 103 (12.70%) TDD
13 101 (12.45%) Performance Testing
13 101 (12.45%) Test Strategy
14 94 (11.59%) Defect Management
14 94 (11.59%) Unit Testing
15 85 (10.48%) Automated Testing
16 77 (9.49%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (23.92%) SQL
2 179 (22.07%) Java
3 108 (13.32%) JavaScript
4 67 (8.26%) C#
5 59 (7.27%) Python
6 32 (3.95%) C++
7 30 (3.70%) Perl
8 29 (3.58%) PL/SQL
9 27 (3.33%) Ruby
10 19 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.22%) F#
11 18 (2.22%) Groovy
12 15 (1.85%) PHP
12 15 (1.85%) VBScript
13 14 (1.73%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.36%) C
15 11 (1.36%) VBA
15 11 (1.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 126 (15.54%) Security Cleared
2 124 (15.29%) ISEB
3 117 (14.43%) ISTQB
4 80 (9.86%) SC Cleared
5 64 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 36 (4.44%) Degree
7 25 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 22 (2.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.74%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.25%) CCNA
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ACCA
11 1 (0.12%) CSQA
11 1 (0.12%) HND
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (23.80%) QA
2 8 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.62%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.62%) WCAG
5 4 (0.49%) MiFID
6 3 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.37%) EMIR
6 3 (0.37%) GxP
7 1 (0.12%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.12%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.12%) SLA
7 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 21 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.23%) Docker
5 6 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.74%) KVM
6 2 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 79 (9.74%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.48%) Puppet
3 9 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.74%) Terraform
6 4 (0.49%) Control-M
7 3 (0.37%) Grafana
7 3 (0.37%) Kibana
7 3 (0.37%) logstash
7 3 (0.37%) Salt
8 2 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.12%) Cacti
9 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 137 (16.89%) Oracle
2 97 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 86 (10.60%) HP
4 39 (4.81%) SAP
5 24 (2.96%) VMware
6 23 (2.84%) IBM
7 22 (2.71%) Atlassian
8 17 (2.10%) Rally
9 12 (1.48%) Apple
10 8 (0.99%) Veritas
11 7 (0.86%) Informatica
11 7 (0.86%) Murex
12 6 (0.74%) Cognos
12 6 (0.74%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.62%) SunGard
14 4 (0.49%) Cisco
14 4 (0.49%) Google
14 4 (0.49%) Sony
15 3 (0.37%) Infragistics
15 3 (0.37%) OpenLink
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