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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 144 207 208
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 96 67 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.89% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 41
Median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £392 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Median hourly rate £45.87 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.69 -
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -
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
6197 7568 7549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.98% 79.76% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3672 4467 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 311 285
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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 +35 31 £300 -29.41% 2
Oxfordshire +20 18 £450 +63.63% 3
Surrey +15 12 £300 - 1
Berkshire +19 11 £300 -5.13% 2
West Sussex +7 8 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £290 +61.11% 2
Kent +4 5 £281 +33.92%
East Sussex +3 1 £344 -9.60% 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 80 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.13%) Selenium
3 51 (31.88%) C#
4 46 (28.75%) Test Scripting
5 44 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (26.88%) BDD
6 43 (26.88%) QA
6 43 (26.88%) Software Testing
7 41 (25.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (23.75%) Oracle
8 38 (23.75%) Defect Tracking
9 37 (23.13%) HP
9 37 (23.13%) Security Cleared
10 36 (22.50%) SpecFlow
11 35 (21.88%) Scrum
12 34 (21.25%) .NET
13 33 (20.63%) Migration
14 32 (20.00%) JIRA
14 32 (20.00%) User Stories
15 31 (19.38%) F#
15 31 (19.38%) Java
16 30 (18.75%) SC Cleared
17 29 (18.13%) ISTQB
18 28 (17.50%) System Integration Testing
19 26 (16.25%) Integration Testing
19 26 (16.25%) Automated Testing
20 25 (15.63%) Performance Testing
20 25 (15.63%) Test Management
20 25 (15.63%) Finance
21 24 (15.00%) HP Quality Center

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 6 (3.75%) Confluence
1 6 (3.75%) IIS
2 3 (1.88%) JBoss
3 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (10.63%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.25%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.63%) HFM
6 1 (0.63%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.75%) LTE
2 13 (8.13%) 4G
2 13 (8.13%) Wireless
3 10 (6.25%) Internet
4 5 (3.13%) LDAP
5 3 (1.88%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.63%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (4.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (3.75%) MarkLogic
4 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.25%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Essbase
7 1 (0.63%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 61 (38.13%) Selenium
2 44 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (22.50%) SpecFlow
4 32 (20.00%) JIRA
5 21 (13.13%) WebDriver
6 17 (10.63%) Jenkins
7 15 (9.38%) HP UFT
8 13 (8.13%) Cucumber
9 12 (7.50%) JUnit
10 9 (5.63%) Git (software)
10 9 (5.63%) SoapUI
11 8 (5.00%) Hudson
11 8 (5.00%) JMeter
12 6 (3.75%) Ant
12 6 (3.75%) Gradle
12 6 (3.75%) jMock
12 6 (3.75%) Maven
12 6 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (3.13%) Protractor
14 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (15.63%) Finance
2 18 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.38%) Publishing
4 5 (3.13%) Legal
4 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.50%) Electronics
5 4 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (27.50%) Analyst
2 43 (26.88%) Tester
3 37 (23.13%) Test Analyst
4 28 (17.50%) Automation Tester
5 17 (10.63%) Consultant
6 13 (8.13%) Developer
7 9 (5.63%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Administrator
8 7 (4.38%) Data Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) OBIEE Administrator
8 7 (4.38%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) QA Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) QA Leader
8 7 (4.38%) Salesforce Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.25%) .NET
2 18 (11.25%) XML
3 11 (6.88%) Web Services
4 9 (5.63%) Spring
4 9 (5.63%) XSLT
5 8 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.00%) REST
6 7 (4.38%) Middleware
7 6 (3.75%) Ajax
7 6 (3.75%) Java EE
7 6 (3.75%) JMS
7 6 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.88%) SOAP
9 2 (1.25%) WCF
9 2 (1.25%) WPF
10 1 (0.63%) CSS
10 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.88%) NHS
4 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.25%) RIA
5 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.38%) Windows
2 3 (1.88%) Linux
2 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.75%) Test Scripting
3 43 (26.88%) BDD
3 43 (26.88%) Software Testing
4 41 (25.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (23.75%) Defect Tracking
6 35 (21.88%) Scrum
7 33 (20.63%) Migration
8 32 (20.00%) User Stories
9 28 (17.50%) System Integration Testing
10 26 (16.25%) Automated Testing
10 26 (16.25%) Integration Testing
11 25 (15.63%) Performance Testing
11 25 (15.63%) Test Management
12 24 (15.00%) Functional Testing
13 21 (13.13%) Test Strategy
14 19 (11.88%) Unit Testing
15 15 (9.38%) TDD
16 14 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (8.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.88%) C#
2 31 (19.38%) F#
2 31 (19.38%) Java
3 19 (11.88%) SQL
4 17 (10.63%) Python
5 15 (9.38%) VBScript
6 14 (8.75%) C++
7 7 (4.38%) Apex Code
7 7 (4.38%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.38%) Perl
8 6 (3.75%) Groovy
8 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.75%) XQuery
9 3 (1.88%) C
9 3 (1.88%) PHP
10 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 29 (18.13%) ISTQB
4 19 (11.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (8.13%) ISEB
6 12 (7.50%) Degree
7 7 (4.38%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (3.13%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.88%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.63%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (26.88%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 38 (23.75%) Oracle
2 37 (23.13%) HP
3 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.38%) SAP
4 7 (4.38%) Sophos
5 6 (3.75%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.75%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.88%) VMware
7 2 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Ariba
8 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.63%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.63%) OpenText
8 1 (0.63%) Progress
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