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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 264 265 208
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -57
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 163 148 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.65% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.82% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 151
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £532 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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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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 -11 33 £475 +18.75% 6
Twickenham - 3 £475 -
Greenford +3 2 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (37.17%) SQL
3 96 (31.58%) Finance
4 90 (29.61%) QA
5 82 (26.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 75 (24.67%) Test Scripting
7 65 (21.38%) Banking
8 62 (20.39%) JIRA
9 59 (19.41%) Java
10 55 (18.09%) Test Automation
11 53 (17.43%) Automated Testing
12 49 (16.12%) Microsoft
13 48 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
14 44 (14.47%) Degree
14 44 (14.47%) Software Testing
14 44 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (14.14%) ISEB
15 43 (14.14%) Scrum
16 42 (13.82%) SQL Server
16 42 (13.82%) UNIX
16 42 (13.82%) MS Excel
16 42 (13.82%) Selenium
17 41 (13.49%) Integration Testing
17 41 (13.49%) ISTQB
18 39 (12.83%) Oracle
19 36 (11.84%) SDLC
20 35 (11.51%) Windows
21 34 (11.18%) Investment Banking
21 34 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (10.86%) Performance Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (4.28%) SharePoint
1 13 (4.28%) CMS
2 6 (1.97%) Confluence
3 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.64%) Apache
4 4 (1.32%) IIS
4 4 (1.32%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 42 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.57%) MS Office
3 7 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.32%) MS Project
4 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Tridion
3 2 (0.66%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.66%) Endur
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) SaaS
2 4 (1.32%) PaaS
2 4 (1.32%) IaaS
3 2 (0.66%) GitHub
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.95%) Internet
2 8 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.32%) SAN
3 4 (1.32%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.99%) NAS
4 3 (0.99%) BIG-IP
4 3 (0.99%) HTTP
4 3 (0.99%) LDAP
5 1 (0.33%) ATM
5 1 (0.33%) DVB
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.28%) MySQL
5 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.97%) Big Data
9 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.64%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.64%) DB2
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.66%) DbVisualizer
12 2 (0.66%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (20.39%) JIRA
2 42 (13.82%) Selenium
3 31 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 21 (6.91%) WebDriver
5 15 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (4.28%) JUnit
7 12 (3.95%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.62%) HP UFT
9 10 (3.29%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.96%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.30%) JMeter
11 7 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.97%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.97%) Subversion
13 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.64%) Calabash
14 4 (1.32%) Maven
14 4 (1.32%) NUnit
14 4 (1.32%) Hudson
14 4 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 96 (31.58%) Finance
2 65 (21.38%) Banking
3 34 (11.18%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.92%) Retail
4 18 (5.92%) Front Office
5 12 (3.95%) Back Office
6 9 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.30%) French Language
9 4 (1.32%) Marketing
9 4 (1.32%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Games
10 2 (0.66%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (34.87%) Analyst
2 61 (20.07%) Test Analyst
3 60 (19.74%) Tester
4 35 (11.51%) Business Analyst
5 31 (10.20%) Developer
6 28 (9.21%) Test Manager
7 14 (4.61%) Test Engineer
8 13 (4.28%) Automation Tester
9 12 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.62%) Junior
10 11 (3.62%) Junior Tester
11 10 (3.29%) Senior Tester
11 10 (3.29%) QA Analyst
12 9 (2.96%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (2.96%) Release Manager
13 7 (2.30%) Manual Tester
13 7 (2.30%) QA Tester
13 7 (2.30%) QA Engineer
13 7 (2.30%) Test Leader
14 6 (1.97%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.20%) .NET
2 18 (5.92%) XML
3 16 (5.26%) HTML
3 16 (5.26%) Web Services
4 13 (4.28%) CSS
5 10 (3.29%) JSON
6 8 (2.63%) SOAP
6 8 (2.63%) Middleware
7 6 (1.97%) RESTful
7 6 (1.97%) REST
7 6 (1.97%) Gherkin
8 5 (1.64%) WCF
9 4 (1.32%) JMX
9 4 (1.32%) XSLT
9 4 (1.32%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.32%) J2EE
9 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.99%) WPF
10 3 (0.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (4.28%) Credit Risk
6 10 (3.29%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.96%) STB
8 7 (2.30%) Derivative
8 7 (2.30%) MPEG
8 7 (2.30%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.97%) IPTV
10 5 (1.64%) EPoS
11 4 (1.32%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.32%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.99%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.99%) EFT
12 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.82%) UNIX
2 35 (11.51%) Windows
3 33 (10.86%) Linux
4 11 (3.62%) Android
5 9 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.64%) Solaris
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.99%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.99%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.66%) webOS
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (26.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 75 (24.67%) Test Scripting
4 55 (18.09%) Test Automation
5 53 (17.43%) Automated Testing
6 44 (14.47%) Software Testing
7 43 (14.14%) Scrum
8 41 (13.49%) Integration Testing
9 36 (11.84%) SDLC
10 34 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (10.86%) Performance Testing
12 31 (10.20%) Manual Testing
13 30 (9.87%) Test Strategy
14 28 (9.21%) System Testing
15 25 (8.22%) Waterfall
15 25 (8.22%) Release Management
16 24 (7.89%) TDD
16 24 (7.89%) Automation Testing
17 23 (7.57%) Migration
18 21 (6.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 113 (37.17%) SQL
2 59 (19.41%) Java
3 21 (6.91%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.25%) Perl
5 18 (5.92%) Python
6 17 (5.59%) C++
7 16 (5.26%) Ruby
8 15 (4.93%) C#
8 15 (4.93%) PHP
8 15 (4.93%) VBScript
9 14 (4.61%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.61%) C
10 12 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.96%) VB
12 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.30%) VBA
13 6 (1.97%) Scala
14 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (14.47%) Degree
2 43 (14.14%) ISEB
3 41 (13.49%) ISTQB
4 18 (5.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (4.61%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.97%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.32%) HND
9 3 (0.99%) MCSE
9 3 (0.99%) MCITP
9 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (29.61%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.66%) GxP
2 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.64%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.99%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.83%) Oracle
3 31 (10.20%) HP
4 11 (3.62%) Sybase
4 11 (3.62%) SAP
5 7 (2.30%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.97%) VMware
6 6 (1.97%) Teradata
6 6 (1.97%) IBM
6 6 (1.97%) Netezza
6 6 (1.97%) Greenplum
6 6 (1.97%) Vertica
7 5 (1.64%) Varonis
7 5 (1.64%) Murex
8 4 (1.32%) EMC
8 4 (1.32%) Citrix
9 3 (0.99%) Calypso
9 3 (0.99%) Cisco
9 3 (0.99%) Altiris
9 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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