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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / South East
Rank 185 198 194
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 54 65 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.91% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 42
Median daily rate £375 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £45.87 £60.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% +69.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%

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
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +7 18 £325 -13.33% 6
Surrey +22 13 £435 +45.00% 5
Oxfordshire +6 8 £425 +54.54% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £320 -24.70% 5
Berkshire +13 5 £350 -12.50% 2
West Sussex -17 2 - - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 73 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.21%) Selenium
3 45 (29.61%) QA
4 41 (26.97%) HP
5 40 (26.32%) C#
6 39 (25.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (23.68%) Test Scripting
8 31 (20.39%) JIRA
8 31 (20.39%) Software Testing
9 30 (19.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (19.74%) Oracle
10 29 (19.08%) Finance
10 29 (19.08%) Test Management
11 28 (18.42%) ISTQB
12 27 (17.76%) Integration Testing
13 26 (17.11%) Automated Testing
13 26 (17.11%) Defect Tracking
14 25 (16.45%) SpecFlow
14 25 (16.45%) Security Cleared
14 25 (16.45%) BDD
14 25 (16.45%) SQL
15 24 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (15.13%) Scrum
16 23 (15.13%) HP Quality Center
16 23 (15.13%) Performance Testing
17 22 (14.47%) System Integration Testing
18 21 (13.82%) SC Cleared
18 21 (13.82%) Migration
19 20 (13.16%) Python
19 20 (13.16%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (4.61%) Confluence
2 3 (1.97%) IIS
2 3 (1.97%) JBoss
3 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.66%) HFM
3 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.66%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.21%) LTE
2 13 (8.55%) 4G
2 13 (8.55%) Wireless
3 11 (7.24%) Internet
4 5 (3.29%) LDAP
5 4 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (4.61%) MarkLogic
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) Essbase
5 1 (0.66%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 52 (34.21%) Selenium
2 31 (20.39%) JIRA
3 30 (19.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (16.45%) SpecFlow
5 17 (11.18%) WebDriver
6 16 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 15 (9.87%) HP UFT
8 13 (8.55%) Cucumber
9 10 (6.58%) Git (software)
9 10 (6.58%) JUnit
10 6 (3.95%) Protractor
11 5 (3.29%) Hudson
12 4 (2.63%) JMeter
12 4 (2.63%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.97%) Ant
13 3 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.97%) jMock
13 3 (1.97%) Maven
13 3 (1.97%) SilkTest
13 3 (1.97%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (19.08%) Finance
2 17 (11.18%) Publishing
2 17 (11.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.61%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.95%) Legal
5 5 (3.29%) Marketing
6 4 (2.63%) Electronics
7 3 (1.97%) Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.66%) Games
9 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (34.21%) Analyst
2 36 (23.68%) Test Analyst
3 29 (19.08%) Tester
4 19 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 13 (8.55%) Developer
6 9 (5.92%) QA Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Test Leader
7 7 (4.61%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Administrator
7 7 (4.61%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) OBIEE Administrator
7 7 (4.61%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) QA Leader
7 7 (4.61%) Salesforce Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.50%) .NET
2 18 (11.84%) XML
3 11 (7.24%) XSLT
4 10 (6.58%) Middleware
5 6 (3.95%) Web Services
6 5 (3.29%) Spring
7 4 (2.63%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.97%) Ajax
8 3 (1.97%) Java EE
8 3 (1.97%) JMS
8 3 (1.97%) REST
8 3 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.32%) EDI
9 2 (1.32%) HTML
10 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.66%) CSS
10 1 (0.66%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.66%) RESTful
10 1 (0.66%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.61%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.97%) NHS
4 2 (1.32%) Semantic Web
4 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.66%) STB
5 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (1.97%) Windows 10
2 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.32%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Linux
3 2 (1.32%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 36 (23.68%) Test Scripting
4 31 (20.39%) Software Testing
5 29 (19.08%) Test Management
6 27 (17.76%) Integration Testing
7 26 (17.11%) Automated Testing
7 26 (17.11%) Defect Tracking
8 25 (16.45%) BDD
9 23 (15.13%) Performance Testing
9 23 (15.13%) Scrum
10 22 (14.47%) System Integration Testing
11 21 (13.82%) Migration
12 20 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (13.16%) Test Strategy
13 19 (12.50%) Functional Testing
14 18 (11.84%) Unit Testing
14 18 (11.84%) User Stories
15 17 (11.18%) Workflow
16 14 (9.21%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.32%) C#
2 25 (16.45%) SQL
3 20 (13.16%) Python
4 19 (12.50%) Java
5 18 (11.84%) F#
6 11 (7.24%) VBScript
7 10 (6.58%) C++
8 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.61%) Apex Code
9 7 (4.61%) Perl
9 7 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.61%) XQuery
10 3 (1.97%) Groovy
11 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.66%) C
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (18.42%) ISTQB
2 25 (16.45%) Security Cleared
3 24 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (13.82%) SC Cleared
5 17 (11.18%) ISEB
6 13 (8.55%) Degree
7 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) HND
9 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (29.61%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) SDET
3 4 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (15.13%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.61%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 41 (26.97%) HP
2 30 (19.74%) Oracle
3 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.61%) Sophos
6 6 (3.95%) SAP
6 6 (3.95%) VMware
7 3 (1.97%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.97%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.97%) Compaq
8 2 (1.32%) Citrix
9 1 (0.66%) Apple
9 1 (0.66%) Ariba
9 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.66%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.66%) Marketo
9 1 (0.66%) OpenText
9 1 (0.66%) Progress
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