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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 304 277 271
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 123 149 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.80% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 94 105
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £208 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.31 £24.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -31.07%
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
18347 18660 18912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.35% 81.18% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13426 13254 13392
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 240 234
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 27 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London +15 12 £420 -16.00% 9
Croydon -12 5 £375 - 2
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Bromley - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 130 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.02%) SQL
3 67 (27.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 67 (27.35%) Test Scripting
3 67 (27.35%) Functional Testing
4 64 (26.12%) QA
5 60 (24.49%) Finance
5 60 (24.49%) Banking
6 55 (22.45%) JIRA
7 49 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 48 (19.59%) Scrum
9 43 (17.55%) Software Testing
10 40 (16.33%) Test Automation
11 39 (15.92%) Java
12 38 (15.51%) Python
12 38 (15.51%) Test Strategy
12 38 (15.51%) SDLC
13 36 (14.69%) System Testing
14 34 (13.88%) Performance Testing
15 33 (13.47%) ISEB
16 32 (13.06%) HP
16 32 (13.06%) HP Quality Center
17 31 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (12.65%) JavaScript
17 31 (12.65%) Defect Management
18 30 (12.24%) Microsoft
18 30 (12.24%) Investment Banking
19 28 (11.43%) Selenium
20 27 (11.02%) Unix
20 27 (11.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (2.86%) Confluence
2 5 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.22%) Apache
4 3 (1.22%) IIS
4 3 (1.22%) JBoss
4 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.41%) Documentum
6 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.41%) Mule
6 1 (0.41%) nginx
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.12%) MS Office
3 5 (2.04%) MS Project
4 3 (1.22%) Mingle
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.45%) Endur
2 3 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.82%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.82%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.41%) Global One
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.41%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.41%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.41%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.04%) GitHub
2 3 (1.22%) Google Play
3 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.90%) HTTP
2 5 (2.04%) DVB
3 3 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.41%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.41%) CDMA
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) GSM
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) SCCP
4 1 (0.41%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.41%) snoop
4 1 (0.41%) SS7
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.86%) MS Access
5 7 (2.86%) OLTP
6 6 (2.45%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.45%) MySQL
7 5 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.63%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.63%) DB2
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.82%) GIS
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.41%) OLAP
11 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (22.45%) JIRA
2 28 (11.43%) Selenium
3 18 (7.35%) SoapUI
4 16 (6.53%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 15 (6.12%) TeamCity
6 14 (5.71%) HP UFT
7 13 (5.31%) Git (software)
8 12 (4.90%) WebDriver
9 9 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (3.27%) JMeter
10 8 (3.27%) JUnit
11 6 (2.45%) CruiseControl
11 6 (2.45%) Subversion
12 5 (2.04%) Gradle
12 5 (2.04%) LoadRunner
12 5 (2.04%) Maven
12 5 (2.04%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.04%) TestComplete
13 4 (1.63%) Mockito
General
1 60 (24.49%) Banking
1 60 (24.49%) Finance
2 30 (12.24%) Investment Banking
3 22 (8.98%) Front Office
4 11 (4.49%) Retail
5 9 (3.67%) Games
6 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.63%) Billing
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.82%) Military
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
9 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (35.10%) Analyst
2 70 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 46 (18.78%) Tester
4 33 (13.47%) Developer
5 18 (7.35%) Test Engineer
6 17 (6.94%) Test Manager
7 16 (6.53%) Automation Tester
8 13 (5.31%) Manual Tester
9 12 (4.90%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.49%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.49%) QA Tester
11 10 (4.08%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.67%) Test Leader
13 8 (3.27%) C++ Developer
13 8 (3.27%) Front Office Developer
13 8 (3.27%) Investment Banking Java Developer
14 7 (2.86%) Consultant
14 7 (2.86%) QA Analyst
14 7 (2.86%) QA Engineer
14 7 (2.86%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.80%) .NET
2 21 (8.57%) HTML
3 15 (6.12%) SOAP
3 15 (6.12%) Web Services
4 13 (5.31%) CSS
4 13 (5.31%) XML
5 11 (4.49%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.86%) JSON
6 7 (2.86%) RESTful
6 7 (2.86%) STL
7 6 (2.45%) Middleware
7 6 (2.45%) REST
8 5 (2.04%) HTML5
9 4 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.63%) Murex MxML
9 4 (1.63%) WPF
10 3 (1.22%) LAMP
10 3 (1.22%) Spring
10 3 (1.22%) XHTML
10 3 (1.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (6.12%) Fixed Income
2 14 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (5.31%) Derivative
4 11 (4.49%) Equities
5 10 (4.08%) STB
6 9 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.45%) User Experience
8 5 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.04%) MPEG
9 3 (1.22%) Apple TV
9 3 (1.22%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.22%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.22%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.22%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.82%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.02%) Unix
2 24 (9.80%) Linux
3 12 (4.90%) Windows
4 8 (3.27%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.63%) Solaris
5 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (27.35%) Functional Testing
2 67 (27.35%) Test Scripting
2 67 (27.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 49 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 48 (19.59%) Scrum
5 43 (17.55%) Software Testing
6 40 (16.33%) Test Automation
7 38 (15.51%) SDLC
7 38 (15.51%) Test Strategy
8 36 (14.69%) System Testing
9 34 (13.88%) Performance Testing
10 31 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (12.65%) Defect Management
11 26 (10.61%) Validation
12 25 (10.20%) Automated Testing
13 22 (8.98%) BDD
14 21 (8.57%) Manual Testing
14 21 (8.57%) TDD
14 21 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.02%) SQL
2 39 (15.92%) Java
3 38 (15.51%) Python
4 31 (12.65%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.98%) C#
6 15 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 14 (5.71%) C++
8 12 (4.90%) Perl
8 12 (4.90%) Ruby
8 12 (4.90%) VBA
9 11 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.27%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.27%) VBScript
11 6 (2.45%) C
12 5 (2.04%) VB
13 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.82%) ABAP
14 2 (0.82%) Jython
14 2 (0.82%) Scala
15 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (13.47%) ISEB
2 27 (11.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 23 (9.39%) ISTQB
4 16 (6.53%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.27%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.63%) Degree
7 4 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (26.12%) QA
2 6 (2.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (2.04%) MiFID
4 4 (1.63%) EMIR
4 4 (1.63%) WCAG
5 3 (1.22%) AIFMD
5 3 (1.22%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (13.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.82%) Kibana
3 2 (0.82%) logstash
3 2 (0.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.41%) Control-M
4 1 (0.41%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.41%) Grafana
4 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Salt
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (13.06%) HP
2 30 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.76%) Oracle
4 9 (3.67%) Murex
4 9 (3.67%) SAP
5 6 (2.45%) IBM
5 6 (2.45%) OpenLink
6 5 (2.04%) Google
7 3 (1.22%) Apple
7 3 (1.22%) Calypso
7 3 (1.22%) Compaq
7 3 (1.22%) ForgeRock
7 3 (1.22%) Infragistics
7 3 (1.22%) Rally
7 3 (1.22%) Siebel
7 3 (1.22%) Terracotta
7 3 (1.22%) webMethods
8 2 (0.82%) OpenText
8 2 (0.82%) SunGard
8 2 (0.82%) WorldPay
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