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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 182 196 177
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 87 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.73% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.92% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 45
Median daily rate £354 £345 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -20.35%
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
7229 7616 6864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.30% 79.80% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4366 4505 3767
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 245 247
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.44% -8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Berkshire +11 31 £400 +14.28% 2
Hampshire +2 18 £363 +8.85% 3
Surrey -1 15 £424 +13.00% 3
West Sussex -1 6 £310 -8.82% 3
Oxfordshire - 6 £300 - 4
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £475 +40.74% 3
East Sussex - 5 £350 - 5
Kent - 1 £225 -
Home Counties - 1 £700 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 56 (33.14%) Test Scripting
4 53 (31.36%) Security Cleared
5 50 (29.59%) Software Testing
6 48 (28.40%) Selenium
7 47 (27.81%) Finance
8 46 (27.22%) ISEB
9 44 (26.04%) Oracle
10 43 (25.44%) ISTQB
11 42 (24.85%) BDD
12 40 (23.67%) SC Cleared
12 40 (23.67%) Java
12 40 (23.67%) Migration
13 39 (23.08%) Integration Testing
13 39 (23.08%) QA
14 38 (22.49%) System Integration Testing
15 35 (20.71%) SQL
16 32 (18.93%) User Stories
17 29 (17.16%) Test Strategy
17 29 (17.16%) Functional Testing
17 29 (17.16%) Scrum
17 29 (17.16%) JIRA
18 28 (16.57%) WebDriver
19 27 (15.98%) Performance Testing
20 26 (15.38%) C#
21 25 (14.79%) Test Automation
21 25 (14.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
22 24 (14.20%) Defect Management
22 24 (14.20%) Data Migration

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 13 (7.69%) Confluence
1 13 (7.69%) IIS
2 6 (3.55%) JBoss
3 1 (0.59%) CICS
3 1 (0.59%) CMS
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (8.88%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (8.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (4.14%) Primavera
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.59%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) FCoE
1 8 (4.73%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (4.73%) iSCSI
1 8 (4.73%) SAN
2 5 (2.96%) VLAN
2 5 (2.96%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.59%) ATM
3 1 (0.59%) GPRS
3 1 (0.59%) H.323
3 1 (0.59%) LAN
3 1 (0.59%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (3.55%) VoltDB
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 48 (28.40%) Selenium
2 29 (17.16%) JIRA
3 28 (16.57%) WebDriver
4 23 (13.61%) SoapUI
5 22 (13.02%) Cucumber
5 22 (13.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (11.83%) Jenkins
6 20 (11.83%) JUnit
6 20 (11.83%) Maven
7 19 (11.24%) JMeter
7 19 (11.24%) SpecFlow
8 14 (8.28%) HP UFT
9 13 (7.69%) Ant
9 13 (7.69%) Gradle
9 13 (7.69%) Hudson
9 13 (7.69%) jMock
10 11 (6.51%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.55%) JBehave
11 6 (3.55%) Subversion
General
1 47 (27.81%) Finance
2 14 (8.28%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Retail
3 7 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.37%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.78%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (31.95%) Analyst
2 47 (27.81%) Test Analyst
3 34 (20.12%) Consultant
4 32 (18.93%) Tester
5 22 (13.02%) Oracle Consultant
6 21 (12.43%) QA Engineer
7 17 (10.06%) Developer
8 16 (9.47%) Developer in Test
9 15 (8.88%) Automation Tester
9 15 (8.88%) Data Consultant
9 15 (8.88%) Data Migration Consultant
9 15 (8.88%) Migration Consultant
9 15 (8.88%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
9 15 (8.88%) Test Leader
10 14 (8.28%) Automation Test Analyst
10 14 (8.28%) Java Developer
11 13 (7.69%) Test Engineer
12 10 (5.92%) Senior QA Engineer
13 9 (5.33%) Test Automation Developer
14 8 (4.73%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.20%) Web Services
2 22 (13.02%) .NET
3 19 (11.24%) Java EE
4 15 (8.88%) REST
4 15 (8.88%) XML
5 13 (7.69%) Ajax
5 13 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 13 (7.69%) JMS
5 13 (7.69%) Spring
5 13 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (6.51%) SOAP
7 6 (3.55%) JSON
8 4 (2.37%) XML Messaging
9 2 (1.18%) WCF
9 2 (1.18%) WPF
10 1 (0.59%) Behat
10 1 (0.59%) Node.js
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.92%) Smart Meter
4 8 (4.73%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.55%) AS400
5 6 (3.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.96%) User Experience
7 4 (2.37%) Smart Energy
8 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.59%) EPoS
9 1 (0.59%) iPad
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.02%) Linux
2 16 (9.47%) Unix
3 14 (8.28%) Windows
4 10 (5.92%) Android
4 10 (5.92%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.73%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 56 (33.14%) Test Scripting
4 50 (29.59%) Software Testing
5 42 (24.85%) BDD
6 40 (23.67%) Migration
7 39 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 38 (22.49%) System Integration Testing
9 32 (18.93%) User Stories
10 29 (17.16%) Functional Testing
10 29 (17.16%) Scrum
10 29 (17.16%) Test Strategy
11 27 (15.98%) Performance Testing
12 25 (14.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 25 (14.79%) Test Automation
13 24 (14.20%) Data Migration
13 24 (14.20%) Defect Management
14 21 (12.43%) Defect Tracking
15 20 (11.83%) Automated Testing
16 18 (10.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.67%) Java
2 35 (20.71%) SQL
3 26 (15.38%) C#
4 18 (10.65%) F#
5 13 (7.69%) Groovy
6 8 (4.73%) Perl
7 7 (4.14%) C++
8 6 (3.55%) VBScript
9 5 (2.96%) PHP
10 2 (1.18%) C
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.59%) Python
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (31.36%) Security Cleared
2 46 (27.22%) ISEB
3 43 (25.44%) ISTQB
4 40 (23.67%) SC Cleared
5 14 (8.28%) Degree
6 12 (7.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (4.14%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.55%) DBS Check
9 5 (2.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (2.37%) BC Cleared
10 4 (2.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.59%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (11.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) Cacti
2 1 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (26.04%) Oracle
2 24 (14.20%) HP
3 12 (7.10%) Atlassian
3 12 (7.10%) Rally
4 10 (5.92%) VMware
5 8 (4.73%) SAP
5 8 (4.73%) Veritas
6 7 (4.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) Marketo
7 2 (1.18%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.59%) Charles River
8 1 (0.59%) SunGard
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