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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / South East
Rank 176 188 207
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 65 69 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.83% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.04% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 33
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Median hourly rate £45.87 £57.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.22% +74.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.70 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £97.50 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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
5739 6656 7227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.23% 79.98% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 3988 3999
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 286 241
Median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +4 18 £323 -13.93% 5
Surrey +22 13 £300 +4.34% 1
Oxfordshire +9 12 £500 +81.81% 2
West Sussex +7 8 - -
Berkshire +9 5 £263 -34.37% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £290 -31.76% 3
Kent -1 4 £213 +1.19% 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 74 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.55%) Selenium
3 46 (32.39%) C#
4 44 (30.99%) QA
5 40 (28.17%) Test Scripting
6 38 (26.76%) HP
7 34 (23.94%) Software Testing
7 34 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (23.94%) BDD
8 32 (22.54%) JIRA
9 31 (21.83%) Defect Tracking
10 30 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (20.42%) Integration Testing
11 29 (20.42%) SpecFlow
12 28 (19.72%) ISTQB
12 28 (19.72%) Oracle
13 27 (19.01%) System Integration Testing
14 26 (18.31%) Scrum
14 26 (18.31%) Automated Testing
15 25 (17.61%) Security Cleared
15 25 (17.61%) Performance Testing
15 25 (17.61%) HP Quality Center
15 25 (17.61%) Finance
16 24 (16.90%) .NET
16 24 (16.90%) Java
16 24 (16.90%) User Stories
16 24 (16.90%) Test Management
17 23 (16.20%) F#
18 21 (14.79%) Functional Testing
18 21 (14.79%) WebDriver

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 (4.23%) Confluence
1 6 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (2.11%) JBoss
3 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) HFM
3 1 (0.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.70%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) LTE
2 13 (9.15%) 4G
2 13 (9.15%) Wireless
3 10 (7.04%) Internet
4 5 (3.52%) LDAP
5 4 (2.82%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.97%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (4.23%) MarkLogic
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Essbase
6 1 (0.70%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 59 (41.55%) Selenium
2 34 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (22.54%) JIRA
4 29 (20.42%) SpecFlow
5 21 (14.79%) WebDriver
6 17 (11.97%) Jenkins
7 13 (9.15%) Cucumber
8 12 (8.45%) JUnit
9 11 (7.75%) HP UFT
10 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
11 9 (6.34%) SoapUI
12 8 (5.63%) Hudson
12 8 (5.63%) JMeter
13 6 (4.23%) Ant
13 6 (4.23%) Gradle
13 6 (4.23%) jMock
13 6 (4.23%) Maven
13 6 (4.23%) Protractor
14 3 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (1.41%) Capybara
General
1 25 (17.61%) Finance
2 17 (11.97%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.86%) Publishing
4 6 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.52%) Legal
6 4 (2.82%) Electronics
6 4 (2.82%) Marketing
7 3 (2.11%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Military
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (30.28%) Analyst
2 38 (26.76%) Test Analyst
3 34 (23.94%) Tester
4 22 (15.49%) Automation Tester
5 13 (9.15%) Developer
6 10 (7.04%) QA Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Administrator
8 7 (4.93%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) OBIEE Administrator
8 7 (4.93%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) QA Leader
8 7 (4.93%) Salesforce Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Senior Salesforce Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (2.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.90%) .NET
2 17 (11.97%) XML
3 9 (6.34%) Spring
3 9 (6.34%) XSLT
4 8 (5.63%) Hibernate
4 8 (5.63%) Web Services
5 7 (4.93%) Middleware
6 6 (4.23%) Ajax
6 6 (4.23%) Java EE
6 6 (4.23%) JMS
6 6 (4.23%) REST
6 6 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.41%) EDI
7 2 (1.41%) HTML
8 1 (0.70%) CSS
8 1 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.11%) NHS
4 2 (1.41%) RIA
5 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.70%) STB
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.41%) Android
3 2 (1.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.17%) Test Scripting
3 34 (23.94%) BDD
3 34 (23.94%) Software Testing
4 31 (21.83%) Defect Tracking
5 30 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (20.42%) Integration Testing
7 27 (19.01%) System Integration Testing
8 26 (18.31%) Automated Testing
8 26 (18.31%) Scrum
9 25 (17.61%) Performance Testing
10 24 (16.90%) Test Management
10 24 (16.90%) User Stories
11 21 (14.79%) Functional Testing
12 20 (14.08%) Migration
13 19 (13.38%) Unit Testing
14 18 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (11.97%) TDD
16 15 (10.56%) Test Strategy
17 12 (8.45%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.39%) C#
2 24 (16.90%) Java
3 23 (16.20%) F#
4 19 (13.38%) SQL
5 18 (12.68%) Python
6 11 (7.75%) VBScript
7 10 (7.04%) C++
8 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.93%) Apex Code
9 7 (4.93%) Perl
9 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.23%) Groovy
10 6 (4.23%) XQuery
11 2 (1.41%) C
11 2 (1.41%) PHP
11 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (19.72%) ISTQB
2 25 (17.61%) Security Cleared
3 20 (14.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 20 (14.08%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.75%) Degree
5 10 (7.04%) ISEB
6 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.41%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (30.99%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) SDET
3 4 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.93%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 38 (26.76%) HP
2 28 (19.72%) Oracle
3 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.93%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.93%) Sophos
5 6 (4.23%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.23%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (3.52%) SAP
7 3 (2.11%) VMware
8 1 (0.70%) Apple
8 1 (0.70%) Ariba
8 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.70%) OpenText
8 1 (0.70%) Progress
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