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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 276 252 226
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -26
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 138 156 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.93% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 165
Average daily rate £440 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £339
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +13 24 £344 -21.87% 13
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Docklands, London +8 1 £450 -7.69%
Osterley +2 1 £493 +264.81%
Westminster -3 1 £416 -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (31.96%) Finance
3 88 (27.85%) Java
4 85 (26.90%) SQL
5 78 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 76 (24.05%) Banking
7 70 (22.15%) Test Scripting
8 65 (20.57%) JIRA
9 56 (17.72%) QA
10 55 (17.41%) Test Automation
11 51 (16.14%) SQL Server
12 48 (15.19%) JavaScript
13 47 (14.87%) Investment Banking
14 43 (13.61%) HP Quality Center
15 42 (13.29%) HTML
16 41 (12.97%) C#
17 40 (12.66%) Microsoft
18 38 (12.03%) Oracle
18 38 (12.03%) Selenium
18 38 (12.03%) AngularJS
19 37 (11.71%) Windows
20 36 (11.39%) Equities
21 35 (11.08%) .NET
21 35 (11.08%) ISEB
22 34 (10.76%) ISTQB
22 34 (10.76%) MongoDB
23 33 (10.44%) Analytics
23 33 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
23 33 (10.44%) Unix
24 31 (9.81%) Scrum

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (3.80%) Confluence
2 9 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.53%) Node.js
4 5 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) JBoss
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) uiautomator
8 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) HipChat
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) MS Project
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Endur
2 5 (1.58%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.27%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.63%) SunGard Martini
5 1 (0.32%) Global One
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.22%) HTTP
3 4 (1.27%) Firewall
4 3 (0.95%) DMZ
4 3 (0.95%) Internet
4 3 (0.95%) SSL
5 2 (0.63%) FTP
5 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.32%) BGP
6 1 (0.32%) DHCP
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) MPLS
6 1 (0.32%) Network Security
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.76%) MongoDB
3 16 (5.06%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.16%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.90%) GIS
7 6 (1.90%) MySQL
8 5 (1.58%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.63%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.63%) DB2
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.63%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 65 (20.57%) JIRA
2 38 (12.03%) Selenium
3 30 (9.49%) Jenkins
3 30 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (7.59%) Cucumber
5 17 (5.38%) HP UFT
6 14 (4.43%) SoapUI
7 13 (4.11%) Git (software)
8 11 (3.48%) JUnit
8 11 (3.48%) NUnit
8 11 (3.48%) Visual Studio
9 10 (3.16%) FxCop
9 10 (3.16%) NCover
9 10 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (3.16%) WebDriver
10 9 (2.85%) Zephyr
11 8 (2.53%) Maven
12 7 (2.22%) Hudson
12 7 (2.22%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 101 (31.96%) Finance
2 76 (24.05%) Banking
3 47 (14.87%) Investment Banking
4 28 (8.86%) Front Office
5 15 (4.75%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.16%) Retail
7 9 (2.85%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.58%) Games
9 4 (1.27%) Legal
9 4 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.63%) Electronics
11 2 (0.63%) International Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (28.80%) Analyst
2 81 (25.63%) Developer
3 74 (23.42%) Test Analyst
4 58 (18.35%) Tester
5 36 (11.39%) Java Developer
6 28 (8.86%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 24 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 21 (6.65%) HTML Developer
8 21 (6.65%) Test Manager
9 19 (6.01%) Angular Developer
10 18 (5.70%) Automation Tester
11 14 (4.43%) Front Office Developer
11 14 (4.43%) MongoDB Developer
11 14 (4.43%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.16%) Banking Analyst
12 10 (3.16%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.16%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.16%) Database Developer
12 10 (3.16%) SQL Analyst
13 9 (2.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.29%) HTML
2 38 (12.03%) AngularJS
3 35 (11.08%) .NET
4 27 (8.54%) XML
5 21 (6.65%) SOAP
6 12 (3.80%) REST
6 12 (3.80%) WCF
6 12 (3.80%) Web Services
6 12 (3.80%) WPF
7 11 (3.48%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.48%) Middleware
7 11 (3.48%) WinForms
8 10 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (3.16%) JSON
8 10 (3.16%) RESTful
8 10 (3.16%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (2.53%) Behat
9 8 (2.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.39%) Equities
2 29 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (6.01%) Derivative
5 8 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.53%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.90%) User Experience
7 5 (1.58%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.58%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.58%) FMCG
7 5 (1.58%) Statistics
8 4 (1.27%) MPEG
8 4 (1.27%) STB
8 4 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.95%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.71%) Windows
2 33 (10.44%) Unix
3 21 (6.65%) Linux
4 16 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.85%) Android
7 7 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.58%) Solaris
9 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 70 (22.15%) Test Scripting
4 55 (17.41%) Test Automation
5 33 (10.44%) Analytics
5 33 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (9.81%) Defect Management
6 31 (9.81%) Scrum
7 30 (9.49%) Unit Testing
8 29 (9.18%) System Testing
9 28 (8.86%) Performance Testing
10 27 (8.54%) SDLC
10 27 (8.54%) TDD
11 24 (7.59%) Software Testing
11 24 (7.59%) Test Management
12 22 (6.96%) Functional Testing
12 22 (6.96%) Manual Testing
13 20 (6.33%) BDD
13 20 (6.33%) Integration Testing
14 19 (6.01%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.85%) Java
2 85 (26.90%) SQL
3 48 (15.19%) JavaScript
4 41 (12.97%) C#
5 16 (5.06%) VBScript
6 15 (4.75%) Python
7 14 (4.43%) C++
8 13 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.16%) C
9 10 (3.16%) PHP
10 9 (2.85%) Perl
10 9 (2.85%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.90%) VB
13 4 (1.27%) Ruby
13 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.63%) ABAP
15 2 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (11.08%) ISEB
2 34 (10.76%) ISTQB
3 24 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (6.96%) Degree
5 21 (6.65%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.11%) DV Cleared
7 11 (3.48%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.95%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) CCNP
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (17.72%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.63%) AIFMD
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) MiFID
3 2 (0.63%) UCITS
4 1 (0.32%) EMIR
4 1 (0.32%) FATCA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.27%) NFS
2 4 (1.27%) Samba
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (13.61%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.85%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (0.63%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Foglight
4 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
4 1 (0.32%) logstash
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.03%) Oracle
3 27 (8.54%) HP
4 22 (6.96%) SAP
5 16 (5.06%) Sybase
6 13 (4.11%) Murex
7 9 (2.85%) Dell
7 9 (2.85%) EMC
7 9 (2.85%) Varonis
8 7 (2.22%) OpenLink
9 4 (1.27%) Siebel
10 3 (0.95%) Baan
10 3 (0.95%) Cognos
10 3 (0.95%) Compaq
10 3 (0.95%) Google
10 3 (0.95%) Terracotta
10 3 (0.95%) webMethods
10 3 (0.95%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.63%) Splunk
11 2 (0.63%) SunGard
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