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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 191 200 190
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 78 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.80% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 39 31
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £280 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.12% -7.14%
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
7328 7361 6934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.20% 78.73% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4515 4210 3847
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 255 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £388 +37.16% 3
Berkshire -17 14 £400 +14.28% 6
Surrey +1 12 £425 +1.49% 2
Hampshire -8 10 £375 +14.50% 2
Kent -2 9 £210 -31.70%
West Sussex -20 8 £425 +25.00%
East Sussex +6 7 £350 -17.64% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £290 - 2
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 59 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.77%) Test Scripting
3 44 (33.85%) Finance
3 44 (33.85%) ISEB
4 43 (33.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (30.77%) Selenium
6 39 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 38 (29.23%) Integration Testing
8 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 35 (26.92%) Java
9 34 (26.15%) System Integration Testing
10 33 (25.38%) Software Testing
11 32 (24.62%) QA
12 31 (23.85%) Test Strategy
13 30 (23.08%) SQL
14 28 (21.54%) BDD
15 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
16 24 (18.46%) Oracle
16 24 (18.46%) Functional Testing
17 23 (17.69%) WebDriver
18 22 (16.92%) Performance Testing
18 22 (16.92%) User Stories
18 22 (16.92%) Defect Management
19 21 (16.15%) HP
20 20 (15.38%) JUnit
20 20 (15.38%) Web Services
20 20 (15.38%) Migration
20 20 (15.38%) Scrum
20 20 (15.38%) SoapUI
21 19 (14.62%) Automated Testing

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 10 (7.69%) Confluence
1 10 (7.69%) IIS
2 5 (3.85%) JBoss
3 2 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (0.77%) CICS
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Project
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Primavera
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) VPN
2 2 (1.54%) VLAN
2 2 (1.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.77%) ATM
3 1 (0.77%) FTP
3 1 (0.77%) H.323
3 1 (0.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.77%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.85%) VoltDB
3 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.77%) GIS
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (30.77%) Selenium
2 23 (17.69%) WebDriver
3 20 (15.38%) JUnit
3 20 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 19 (14.62%) Cucumber
5 17 (13.08%) Jenkins
5 17 (13.08%) JMeter
6 16 (12.31%) JIRA
6 16 (12.31%) Maven
7 13 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 11 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (7.69%) Ant
9 10 (7.69%) Gradle
9 10 (7.69%) Hudson
9 10 (7.69%) jMock
9 10 (7.69%) SpecFlow
10 8 (6.15%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (4.62%) JBehave
11 6 (4.62%) TestComplete
12 5 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 44 (33.85%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Banking
2 9 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.38%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (39.23%) Analyst
2 47 (36.15%) Test Analyst
3 26 (20.00%) Tester
4 19 (14.62%) Developer
5 18 (13.85%) QA Engineer
6 17 (13.08%) Java Developer
7 13 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 13 (10.00%) Consultant
7 13 (10.00%) Developer in Test
8 11 (8.46%) Automation Tester
9 10 (7.69%) Test Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Test Leader
11 8 (6.15%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (6.15%) AS400 Test Analyst
11 8 (6.15%) Java Analyst Developer
12 7 (5.38%) Manual Test Analyst
12 7 (5.38%) Oracle Consultant
12 7 (5.38%) Senior QA Engineer
12 7 (5.38%) Test Automation Developer
13 6 (4.62%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.38%) Web Services
2 15 (11.54%) Java EE
2 15 (11.54%) Spring
3 13 (10.00%) XML
4 11 (8.46%) .NET
4 11 (8.46%) REST
5 10 (7.69%) Ajax
5 10 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 10 (7.69%) JMS
5 10 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (6.92%) SOAP
7 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.85%) JSON
7 5 (3.85%) XML Messaging
8 3 (2.31%) HTML
9 2 (1.54%) HTML5
9 2 (1.54%) jQuery
10 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.77%) CSS3
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.92%) User Experience
4 8 (6.15%) AS400
4 8 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.85%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.31%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.31%) EPoS
7 3 (2.31%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.31%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.77%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.77%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.77%) iPad
9 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.77%) Linux
2 12 (9.23%) Unix
3 10 (7.69%) Android
3 10 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.08%) Windows
5 3 (2.31%) CentOS
5 3 (2.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.77%) Test Scripting
3 43 (33.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (29.23%) Integration Testing
5 34 (26.15%) System Integration Testing
6 33 (25.38%) Software Testing
7 31 (23.85%) Test Strategy
8 28 (21.54%) BDD
9 24 (18.46%) Functional Testing
10 22 (16.92%) Defect Management
10 22 (16.92%) Performance Testing
10 22 (16.92%) User Stories
11 20 (15.38%) Migration
11 20 (15.38%) Scrum
12 19 (14.62%) Automated Testing
12 19 (14.62%) Test Automation
13 16 (12.31%) SDLC
14 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (10.77%) System Testing
15 14 (10.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.92%) Java
2 30 (23.08%) SQL
3 16 (12.31%) C#
4 10 (7.69%) Groovy
5 9 (6.92%) F#
6 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (0.77%) C
9 1 (0.77%) Python
9 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.77%) VB
9 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (33.85%) ISEB
2 39 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (8.46%) Degree
7 3 (2.31%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.77%) IIBA
9 1 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (24.62%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (12.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.31%) SELinux
3 1 (0.77%) Cacti
3 1 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.77%) Nagios
3 1 (0.77%) nmon
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Oracle
2 21 (16.15%) HP
3 9 (6.92%) Atlassian
3 9 (6.92%) Rally
4 4 (3.08%) SAP
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.31%) Telerik
6 2 (1.54%) VMware
7 1 (0.77%) ATG
7 1 (0.77%) Compaq
7 1 (0.77%) hybris
7 1 (0.77%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.77%) webMethods