The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 174 186 207
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 76 82 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.84% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.05% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 42
Median daily rate £344 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.69 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £39.37 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £41.40 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.69 £39.37 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.98%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6909 7778 7081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.75% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4778 3950
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 272
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +72.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Hampshire +5 32 £300 -14.28% 6
Berkshire +9 14 £325 -7.14% 4
Surrey +9 10 £360 -10.00% 5
East Sussex +7 7 £344 -9.60%
Oxfordshire - 7 £313 - 6
Kent - 4 £300 -
West Sussex -6 1 £275 -17.29% 1
Home Counties - 1 £700 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 89 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (38.95%) Selenium
3 62 (36.05%) Security Cleared
4 61 (35.47%) Oracle
5 58 (33.72%) Test Scripting
6 55 (31.98%) Migration
7 52 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 52 (30.23%) BDD
8 51 (29.65%) C#
9 49 (28.49%) User Stories
10 46 (26.74%) Java
10 46 (26.74%) SC Cleared
11 45 (26.16%) Software Testing
12 42 (24.42%) Finance
13 40 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (22.67%) Scrum
15 38 (22.09%) Functional Testing
16 37 (21.51%) HP
17 36 (20.93%) System Integration Testing
18 35 (20.35%) Defect Tracking
18 35 (20.35%) ISTQB
19 34 (19.77%) Integration Testing
19 34 (19.77%) SpecFlow
20 33 (19.19%) QA
20 33 (19.19%) F#
20 33 (19.19%) .NET
21 32 (18.60%) JIRA
21 32 (18.60%) WebDriver
22 31 (18.02%) ISEB
23 28 (16.28%) SQL

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (9.30%) Confluence
1 16 (9.30%) IIS
2 6 (3.49%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) CICS
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.74%) MS Office
2 3 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (8.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (6.98%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (4.07%) Primavera
5 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.58%) HFM
6 1 (0.58%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) FCoE
1 4 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (2.33%) iSCSI
1 4 (2.33%) SAN
2 3 (1.74%) VLAN
2 3 (1.74%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.16%) 4G
4 1 (0.58%) GPRS
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) LTE
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.53%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) VoltDB
3 2 (1.16%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Essbase
4 1 (0.58%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 67 (38.95%) Selenium
2 40 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (19.77%) SpecFlow
4 32 (18.60%) JIRA
4 32 (18.60%) WebDriver
5 26 (15.12%) SoapUI
6 25 (14.53%) Cucumber
7 23 (13.37%) Jenkins
7 23 (13.37%) JMeter
8 22 (12.79%) JUnit
8 22 (12.79%) Maven
9 21 (12.21%) HP UFT
10 16 (9.30%) Ant
10 16 (9.30%) Gradle
10 16 (9.30%) Hudson
10 16 (9.30%) jMock
11 13 (7.56%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (4.07%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.49%) JBehave
13 6 (3.49%) Subversion
General
1 42 (24.42%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Banking
3 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.74%) Back Office
4 3 (1.74%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) Front Office
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (29.07%) Analyst
2 44 (25.58%) Test Analyst
2 44 (25.58%) Tester
3 36 (20.93%) Consultant
4 28 (16.28%) Automation Tester
5 22 (12.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 22 (12.79%) Oracle Consultant
6 20 (11.63%) Developer
7 16 (9.30%) Test Engineer
8 15 (8.72%) Data Consultant
8 15 (8.72%) Data Migration Consultant
8 15 (8.72%) Developer in Test
8 15 (8.72%) Migration Consultant
8 15 (8.72%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
9 13 (7.56%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.98%) QA Engineer
11 9 (5.23%) Test Automation Developer
11 9 (5.23%) Test Leader
12 8 (4.65%) Test Manager
13 7 (4.07%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.19%) .NET
2 28 (16.28%) Web Services
3 22 (12.79%) Java EE
4 18 (10.47%) Hibernate
4 18 (10.47%) REST
4 18 (10.47%) Spring
5 16 (9.30%) Ajax
5 16 (9.30%) JMS
5 16 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (8.14%) XML
7 10 (5.81%) SOAP
8 6 (3.49%) JSON
9 5 (2.91%) Middleware
10 2 (1.16%) WCF
10 2 (1.16%) WPF
10 2 (1.16%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.58%) CSS
11 1 (0.58%) HTML
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
3 4 (2.33%) User Experience
4 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.74%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.16%) RIA
5 2 (1.16%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.58%) AS400
6 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.30%) Linux
2 13 (7.56%) Windows
3 12 (6.98%) Unix
4 4 (2.33%) AIX
5 3 (1.74%) Android
5 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.16%) Solaris
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.72%) Test Scripting
3 55 (31.98%) Migration
4 52 (30.23%) BDD
4 52 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 49 (28.49%) User Stories
6 45 (26.16%) Software Testing
7 39 (22.67%) Scrum
8 38 (22.09%) Functional Testing
9 36 (20.93%) System Integration Testing
10 35 (20.35%) Defect Tracking
11 34 (19.77%) Integration Testing
12 27 (15.70%) Data Migration
12 27 (15.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 26 (15.12%) Performance Testing
14 23 (13.37%) Unit Testing
15 21 (12.21%) Compatibility Testing
15 21 (12.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (12.21%) TDD
15 21 (12.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.65%) C#
2 46 (26.74%) Java
3 33 (19.19%) F#
4 28 (16.28%) SQL
5 16 (9.30%) Groovy
6 15 (8.72%) C++
7 14 (8.14%) VBScript
8 9 (5.23%) Perl
9 6 (3.49%) PHP
10 5 (2.91%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.91%) Python
11 4 (2.33%) C
12 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (36.05%) Security Cleared
2 46 (26.74%) SC Cleared
3 35 (20.35%) ISTQB
4 31 (18.02%) ISEB
5 20 (11.63%) Degree
6 8 (4.65%) DBS Check
6 8 (4.65%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (2.33%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.58%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (19.19%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (12.21%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.91%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 61 (35.47%) Oracle
2 37 (21.51%) HP
3 16 (9.30%) Atlassian
3 16 (9.30%) Rally
4 15 (8.72%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.65%) VMware
6 7 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.07%) SAP
7 5 (2.91%) Sophos
8 4 (2.33%) Veritas
9 3 (1.74%) IBM
10 2 (1.16%) Marketo
10 2 (1.16%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.58%) Ariba
11 1 (0.58%) Charles River
11 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.58%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.58%) OpenText
11 1 (0.58%) SunGard
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