The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 244 208 228
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 158 211 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.96% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.22% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 173 105
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £313 £306
% change year-on-year
+12.80% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.38 -
% change year-on-year
+60.89% -
Regression Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16763 17241 15433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 78.54% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11902 11791 10831
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 239 249
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.56 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +11.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the London region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the London region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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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
City of London +13 43 £450 +28.57% 9
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Feltham - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 127 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (41.47%) SQL
3 89 (29.77%) Finance
3 89 (29.77%) QA
3 89 (29.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 65 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 63 (21.07%) Banking
6 62 (20.74%) Test Automation
7 53 (17.73%) HP Quality Center
8 49 (16.39%) Test Strategy
9 48 (16.05%) ISEB
10 44 (14.72%) Microsoft
11 42 (14.05%) MS Excel
11 42 (14.05%) JIRA
12 41 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (13.38%) Scrum
13 40 (13.38%) Manual Testing
14 37 (12.37%) Software Testing
14 37 (12.37%) SQL Server
15 36 (12.04%) ISTQB
16 35 (11.71%) Integration Testing
16 35 (11.71%) TDD
16 35 (11.71%) HP
17 32 (10.70%) Java
18 31 (10.37%) Investment Banking
18 31 (10.37%) Degree
19 30 (10.03%) Selenium
19 30 (10.03%) System Testing
19 30 (10.03%) .NET
20 29 (9.70%) ETL

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.34%) CMS
3 5 (1.67%) Apache
3 5 (1.67%) Confluence
4 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.00%) LiveCycle
5 3 (1.00%) nginx
5 3 (1.00%) JBoss
5 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.67%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.33%) Mule
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.69%) MS Office
3 9 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Sentinel
2 5 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.67%) Tridion
4 2 (0.67%) Endur
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Agresso
5 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) PaaS
2 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.01%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.01%) Internet
2 9 (3.01%) Wireshark
3 8 (2.68%) HTTP
4 6 (2.01%) SSL
5 4 (1.34%) ATM
6 3 (1.00%) FTP
6 3 (1.00%) DNS
6 3 (1.00%) SAN
6 3 (1.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.00%) NAS
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) Broadband
7 1 (0.33%) GPRS
7 1 (0.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.34%) MySQL
9 6 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.67%) DB2
10 5 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (1.00%) OLAP
11 3 (1.00%) OLTP
11 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.00%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.67%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 42 (14.05%) JIRA
2 30 (10.03%) Selenium
3 19 (6.35%) LoadRunner
4 18 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.02%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.02%) SoapUI
5 15 (5.02%) WebDriver
6 14 (4.68%) JUnit
7 13 (4.35%) Subversion
8 12 (4.01%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (3.68%) Visual Studio
10 10 (3.34%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.01%) Rational DOORS
11 9 (3.01%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.34%) ClearCase
12 7 (2.34%) NeoLoad
13 6 (2.01%) Calabash
13 6 (2.01%) eggPlant
13 6 (2.01%) TestNG
14 5 (1.67%) DbUnit
General
1 89 (29.77%) Finance
2 63 (21.07%) Banking
3 31 (10.37%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.01%) Front Office
5 9 (3.01%) Retail
6 7 (2.34%) Back Office
7 6 (2.01%) Legal
7 6 (2.01%) Publishing
8 5 (1.67%) Games
8 5 (1.67%) French Language
9 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.67%) Advertising
10 2 (0.67%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (39.13%) Analyst
2 64 (21.40%) Test Analyst
3 56 (18.73%) Tester
4 41 (13.71%) Business Analyst
5 28 (9.36%) Developer
6 24 (8.03%) Test Manager
7 16 (5.35%) Test Engineer
7 16 (5.35%) QA Tester
8 15 (5.02%) Test Leader
9 12 (4.01%) Automation Tester
10 10 (3.34%) Senior Tester
11 9 (3.01%) Junior Tester
11 9 (3.01%) Junior
11 9 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) QA Engineer
12 8 (2.68%) Manual Tester
13 7 (2.34%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (2.34%) Consultant
13 7 (2.34%) CRM Analyst
14 6 (2.01%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.03%) .NET
2 24 (8.03%) XML
3 18 (6.02%) HTML
4 16 (5.35%) Web Services
4 16 (5.35%) JSON
5 14 (4.68%) CSS
6 10 (3.34%) SOAP
6 10 (3.34%) jQuery
6 10 (3.34%) REST
7 6 (2.01%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.01%) RESTful
7 6 (2.01%) FpML
8 5 (1.67%) XSLT
8 5 (1.67%) FIXML
9 4 (1.34%) Middleware
10 3 (1.00%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.00%) CGI
10 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.00%) Java EE
10 3 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.69%) Derivative
3 19 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (3.68%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.68%) Credit Risk
5 10 (3.34%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.34%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.67%) STB
8 5 (1.67%) MPEG
8 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.67%) Open Source
9 4 (1.34%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.34%) Handset
9 4 (1.34%) Replication
9 4 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.00%) User Experience
10 3 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.36%) Windows
2 27 (9.03%) UNIX
3 26 (8.70%) Linux
4 14 (4.68%) Android
5 13 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.34%) webOS
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.00%) Solaris
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 65 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 62 (20.74%) Test Automation
5 49 (16.39%) Test Strategy
6 40 (13.38%) Manual Testing
6 40 (13.38%) Scrum
7 37 (12.37%) Software Testing
8 35 (11.71%) TDD
8 35 (11.71%) Integration Testing
9 30 (10.03%) System Testing
10 29 (9.70%) ETL
10 29 (9.70%) Validation
11 28 (9.36%) Performance Testing
12 27 (9.03%) Migration
13 25 (8.36%) Automated Testing
13 25 (8.36%) BDD
14 24 (8.03%) Waterfall
14 24 (8.03%) Risk Management
15 22 (7.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 124 (41.47%) SQL
2 32 (10.70%) Java
3 20 (6.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.69%) Ruby
5 15 (5.02%) C#
5 15 (5.02%) PHP
5 15 (5.02%) Python
6 13 (4.35%) C
7 12 (4.01%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.68%) Perl
9 10 (3.34%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.68%) VBScript
11 5 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.67%) VBA
12 4 (1.34%) Scala
13 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.00%) XQuery
14 2 (0.67%) C++
14 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (16.05%) ISEB
2 36 (12.04%) ISTQB
3 31 (10.37%) Degree
4 15 (5.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (3.68%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.34%) HND
7 4 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.00%) MCSE
8 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.00%) MCITP
8 3 (1.00%) VCP4
9 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.33%) MCT
10 1 (0.33%) PMP
10 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (29.77%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (17.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.00%) Puppet
2 3 (1.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.00%) Salt
3 2 (0.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.71%) HP
3 23 (7.69%) Oracle
4 18 (6.02%) SAP
5 9 (3.01%) Murex
6 7 (2.34%) Sybase
6 7 (2.34%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.34%) IBM
7 5 (1.67%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.34%) Cisco
8 4 (1.34%) Adobe
8 4 (1.34%) Citrix
8 4 (1.34%) Zend
9 3 (1.00%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.00%) F5
9 3 (1.00%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.00%) VMware
9 3 (1.00%) Apple
10 2 (0.67%) Remedy
10 2 (0.67%) OpenLink
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