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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 268 225 225
Rank change year-on-year
-43 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 135 197 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.86% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.11% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 138 119
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£415 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £273 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £527 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
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
17230 17814 17352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.57% 78.18% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12157 12792 11934
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 230 270
Average hourly rate £21.30 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -10 25 £525 +35.92% 13
Greenford +5 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £475 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 116 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (37.20%) SQL
3 92 (31.40%) Finance
4 82 (27.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 77 (26.28%) QA
6 73 (24.91%) Test Scripting
7 58 (19.80%) Banking
8 54 (18.43%) JIRA
9 49 (16.72%) Test Automation
9 49 (16.72%) MS Excel
9 49 (16.72%) Microsoft
10 45 (15.36%) Automated Testing
11 44 (15.02%) Scrum
12 43 (14.68%) Java
13 42 (14.33%) ISEB
13 42 (14.33%) Software Testing
13 42 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (13.99%) HP Quality Center
14 41 (13.99%) SQL Server
15 40 (13.65%) Degree
16 38 (12.97%) UNIX
17 37 (12.63%) ISTQB
18 36 (12.29%) Windows
19 34 (11.60%) Integration Testing
19 34 (11.60%) SDLC
20 33 (11.26%) Selenium
21 32 (10.92%) Linux
22 31 (10.58%) Oracle
23 30 (10.24%) .NET
23 30 (10.24%) MS Office

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (5.12%) CMS
2 12 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.05%) Apache
4 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.71%) IIS
5 4 (1.37%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.37%) Confluence
6 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.02%) nginx
6 3 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.68%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (16.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.24%) MS Office
3 7 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Endur
3 2 (0.68%) Tridion
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) SaaS
2 4 (1.37%) IaaS
2 4 (1.37%) PaaS
3 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.78%) Internet
2 10 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.37%) HTTP
3 4 (1.37%) SAN
3 4 (1.37%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.02%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.02%) NAS
4 3 (1.02%) FTP
4 3 (1.02%) SSL
4 3 (1.02%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) DVB
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.34%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.78%) MySQL
5 13 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (1.71%) Big Data
10 5 (1.71%) DB2
11 4 (1.37%) Star Schema
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.68%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 54 (18.43%) JIRA
2 33 (11.26%) Selenium
3 24 (8.19%) Cucumber
4 16 (5.46%) WebDriver
5 14 (4.78%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (3.07%) LoadRunner
7 9 (3.07%) JUnit
8 7 (2.39%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.39%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.05%) Calabash
9 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.71%) JMeter
10 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.37%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.37%) Subversion
12 3 (1.02%) WATIR
12 3 (1.02%) Maven
12 3 (1.02%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 92 (31.40%) Finance
2 58 (19.80%) Banking
3 27 (9.22%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.48%) Retail
5 16 (5.46%) Front Office
6 11 (3.75%) Back Office
7 9 (3.07%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.39%) French Language
8 7 (2.39%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.71%) Publishing
10 4 (1.37%) Legal
10 4 (1.37%) Marketing
11 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.68%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Local Government
13 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (37.20%) Analyst
2 61 (20.82%) Test Analyst
3 57 (19.45%) Tester
4 39 (13.31%) Business Analyst
5 28 (9.56%) Developer
6 25 (8.53%) Test Manager
7 12 (4.10%) Junior
7 12 (4.10%) Junior Tester
8 11 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (3.75%) Test Engineer
9 10 (3.41%) Automation Tester
10 9 (3.07%) Manual Tester
10 9 (3.07%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (3.07%) Senior Tester
11 8 (2.73%) Consultant
11 8 (2.73%) Agile Tester
11 8 (2.73%) Test Leader
12 7 (2.39%) Release Manager
12 7 (2.39%) QA Tester
12 7 (2.39%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.24%) .NET
2 18 (6.14%) Web Services
3 17 (5.80%) HTML
4 16 (5.46%) XML
5 14 (4.78%) CSS
5 14 (4.78%) JSON
6 8 (2.73%) Middleware
6 8 (2.73%) RESTful
7 7 (2.39%) REST
7 7 (2.39%) SOAP
8 5 (1.71%) jQuery
8 5 (1.71%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.71%) Gherkin
8 5 (1.71%) XSLT
9 4 (1.37%) J2EE
9 4 (1.37%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.37%) HTML5
10 3 (1.02%) WCF
10 3 (1.02%) Java EE
10 3 (1.02%) Saxon XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.46%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.10%) Credit Risk
5 10 (3.41%) Market Risk
5 10 (3.41%) Derivative
5 10 (3.41%) STB
6 9 (3.07%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.73%) MPEG
8 7 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.05%) EPoS
9 6 (2.05%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.37%) NHS
11 3 (1.02%) IPTV
11 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.02%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.02%) Handset
11 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.97%) UNIX
2 36 (12.29%) Windows
3 32 (10.92%) Linux
4 13 (4.44%) Android
5 12 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.71%) Solaris
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.02%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.02%) webOS
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.34%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.99%) User Acceptance Testing
3 73 (24.91%) Test Scripting
4 49 (16.72%) Test Automation
5 45 (15.36%) Automated Testing
6 44 (15.02%) Scrum
7 42 (14.33%) Software Testing
8 34 (11.60%) Integration Testing
8 34 (11.60%) SDLC
9 30 (10.24%) Test Strategy
10 28 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (9.56%) Manual Testing
11 26 (8.87%) Performance Testing
11 26 (8.87%) Validation
12 25 (8.53%) Migration
13 24 (8.19%) System Testing
13 24 (8.19%) Waterfall
14 23 (7.85%) Risk Management
15 22 (7.51%) CRM
16 21 (7.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.20%) SQL
2 43 (14.68%) Java
3 19 (6.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.80%) PHP
5 16 (5.46%) VBScript
5 16 (5.46%) Python
5 16 (5.46%) Ruby
6 14 (4.78%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.78%) Perl
7 13 (4.44%) C
7 13 (4.44%) C#
8 12 (4.10%) C++
9 8 (2.73%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.71%) Scala
11 5 (1.71%) VBA
11 5 (1.71%) VB
12 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (14.33%) ISEB
2 40 (13.65%) Degree
3 37 (12.63%) ISTQB
4 20 (6.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (5.46%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.39%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.37%) HND
8 4 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.02%) MCITP
9 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.02%) MCSE
10 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.34%) CFA
11 1 (0.34%) MBA
11 1 (0.34%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (26.28%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (13.99%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.05%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.37%) Puppet
4 3 (1.02%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.02%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (1.02%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.58%) Oracle
3 26 (8.87%) HP
4 12 (4.10%) SAP
5 9 (3.07%) Sybase
6 6 (2.05%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.05%) IBM
7 5 (1.71%) Greenplum
7 5 (1.71%) Netezza
7 5 (1.71%) Vertica
7 5 (1.71%) Teradata
7 5 (1.71%) VMware
8 4 (1.37%) Citrix
8 4 (1.37%) Murex
8 4 (1.37%) Zend
9 3 (1.02%) Altiris
9 3 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.02%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.02%) F5
9 3 (1.02%) Cisco
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago