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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 209 195 200
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 69 69 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.89% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 29
Average daily rate £350 £343 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -
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
7656 7738 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.46% 77.76% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4726 4347 3890
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 280 275
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent -16 13 £210 -35.38%
Buckinghamshire +22 12 £369 +18.47% 5
West Sussex -3 11 £425 -
Berkshire -5 10 £418 +19.28% 2
Surrey -8 10 £370 +18.40% 2
East Sussex +3 6 £356 -16.17% 2
Hampshire -20 6 £400 +17.21% 2
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England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing.

1 55 (44.72%) Test Scripting
2 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (34.96%) ISEB
4 42 (34.15%) Finance
5 39 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (29.27%) ISTQB
7 35 (28.46%) Integration Testing
8 33 (26.83%) Selenium
8 33 (26.83%) Test Strategy
8 33 (26.83%) System Integration Testing
9 32 (26.02%) QA
10 30 (24.39%) SQL
11 29 (23.58%) Software Testing
12 26 (21.14%) Java
13 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
14 21 (17.07%) Defect Management
15 20 (16.26%) SC Cleared
15 20 (16.26%) Performance Testing
16 19 (15.45%) Web Services
16 19 (15.45%) WebDriver
16 19 (15.45%) BDD
16 19 (15.45%) Automated Testing
17 18 (14.63%) Test Automation
17 18 (14.63%) Scrum
18 17 (13.82%) Oracle
18 17 (13.82%) Android
18 17 (13.82%) SDLC
18 17 (13.82%) Apple iOS
18 17 (13.82%) Functional Testing
18 17 (13.82%) User Stories

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.50%) Confluence
1 8 (6.50%) IIS
2 3 (2.44%) Node.js
2 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Primavera
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) VPN
2 2 (1.63%) VLAN
2 2 (1.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) ATM
3 1 (0.81%) FTP
3 1 (0.81%) H.323
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.81%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) GIS
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 33 (26.83%) Selenium
2 19 (15.45%) WebDriver
3 15 (12.20%) JUnit
4 14 (11.38%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.76%) JIRA
5 12 (9.76%) SoapUI
6 11 (8.94%) Jenkins
6 11 (8.94%) JMeter
7 10 (8.13%) Maven
8 9 (7.32%) HP UFT
9 8 (6.50%) Ant
9 8 (6.50%) Gradle
9 8 (6.50%) Hudson
9 8 (6.50%) jMock
9 8 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (5.69%) SpecFlow
10 7 (5.69%) TestComplete
11 6 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (3.25%) WATIR
13 3 (2.44%) Jasmine
General
1 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Retail
2 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (41.46%) Analyst
2 47 (38.21%) Test Analyst
3 25 (20.33%) Tester
4 20 (16.26%) QA Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Java Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) AS400 Test Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Android Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Automation Tester
10 8 (6.50%) Android Test Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) Mobile Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) Mobile Tester
11 7 (5.69%) Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Manual Test Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) QA Tester
11 7 (5.69%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) Web Services
2 13 (10.57%) Spring
3 12 (9.76%) REST
4 9 (7.32%) .NET
4 9 (7.32%) Java EE
5 8 (6.50%) Ajax
5 8 (6.50%) Hibernate
5 8 (6.50%) JMS
5 8 (6.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (5.69%) XML
7 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.07%) HTML
8 4 (3.25%) HTML5
8 4 (3.25%) jQuery
8 4 (3.25%) SOAP
9 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.44%) XML Messaging
10 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.63%) JSON
10 2 (1.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.13%) AS400
3 8 (6.50%) User Experience
4 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.07%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.44%) EPoS
8 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.63%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.63%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.81%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.81%) iPad
9 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.82%) Android
1 17 (13.82%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
3 5 (4.07%) Unix
4 4 (3.25%) Windows
5 3 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) Test Scripting
2 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 35 (28.46%) Integration Testing
5 33 (26.83%) System Integration Testing
5 33 (26.83%) Test Strategy
6 29 (23.58%) Software Testing
7 21 (17.07%) Defect Management
8 20 (16.26%) Performance Testing
9 19 (15.45%) Automated Testing
9 19 (15.45%) BDD
10 18 (14.63%) Scrum
10 18 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 17 (13.82%) Functional Testing
11 17 (13.82%) SDLC
11 17 (13.82%) User Stories
12 15 (12.20%) System Testing
13 14 (11.38%) Black-Box Testing
13 14 (11.38%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (11.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.39%) SQL
2 26 (21.14%) Java
3 15 (12.20%) C#
4 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.50%) Groovy
6 6 (4.88%) F#
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
7 3 (2.44%) VB
8 2 (1.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (34.96%) ISEB
2 36 (29.27%) ISTQB
3 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
4 20 (16.26%) SC Cleared
5 12 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (7.32%) Degree
7 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.63%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) IIBA
9 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.02%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.81%) SDET
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.44%) SELinux
3 1 (0.81%) Cacti
3 1 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.81%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) nmon
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) Oracle
2 13 (10.57%) HP
3 7 (5.69%) Atlassian
3 7 (5.69%) Rally
4 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.25%) Telerik
6 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.44%) SAP
7 2 (1.63%) webMethods
8 1 (0.81%) ATG
8 1 (0.81%) Compaq
8 1 (0.81%) hybris
8 1 (0.81%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.81%) VMware
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