The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
UK
Rank 290 319 291
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -28
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 346 361 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.71% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 205 236
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £256 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £42.30 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £60.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +17 316 £400 +3.22% 98
London +35 160 £450 +4.04% 30
South East +9 57 £350 -6.66% 22
East of England -11 20 £275 -26.66% 6
South West +4 19 £315 -22.93% 5
Hampshire +2 18 £325 -13.33% 5
West Midlands +17 16 £410 -45.33% 5
Wales +22 15 £334 +4.29% 2
City of London -5 15 £459 +26.55% 5
Yorkshire +14 14 £420 +24.44% 10
Surrey +15 13 £435 +24.28% 5
East Midlands -1 13 £383 +53.00% 5
North West -7 12 £275 -14.06% 12
South Wales +28 11 £310 -3.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £295 -30.58% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £275 -26.66% 2
West Yorkshire +9 9 £365 +1.38% 4
Milton Keynes +7 9 £300 -29.41%
Manchester -8 9 £293 -10.00% 6
Leeds +1 8 £365 -5.19% 2
Oxfordshire +1 8 £425 +54.54% 6
Birmingham - 8 £390 - 1
Cardiff +19 7 £186 -41.87% 1
Scotland +9 7 £246 -18.93% 2
Hertfordshire -1 7 £291 - 2
Northamptonshire - 7 £383 - 1
Cambridge +10 6 - - 2
Berkshire +6 5 £350 -13.58% 2
Wiltshire +6 5 £314 +16.20% 1
Bristol +4 5 £500 +21.95% 1

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 346 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (30.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 227 (29.71%) QA
4 197 (25.79%) Selenium
5 190 (24.87%) Test Scripting
6 177 (23.17%) Finance
7 164 (21.47%) SQL
8 146 (19.11%) Java
9 144 (18.85%) Functional Testing
10 143 (18.72%) JIRA
11 136 (17.80%) Test Automation
12 115 (15.05%) Integration Testing
13 112 (14.66%) System Integration Testing
14 110 (14.40%) Software Testing
15 109 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
15 109 (14.27%) Test Strategy
16 108 (14.14%) Oracle
17 103 (13.48%) Jenkins
18 102 (13.35%) Automated Testing
19 97 (12.70%) Scrum
20 93 (12.17%) C#
20 93 (12.17%) Microsoft
20 93 (12.17%) HP
20 93 (12.17%) WebDriver
21 92 (12.04%) BDD
22 90 (11.78%) Cucumber
22 90 (11.78%) Python
23 89 (11.65%) Test Management
24 88 (11.52%) Unit Testing
25 87 (11.39%) Automation Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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 37 (4.84%) Confluence
2 16 (2.09%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.83%) nginx
4 13 (1.70%) CMS
5 10 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.79%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.52%) IIS
8 4 (0.52%) LiveCycle
8 4 (0.52%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.39%) CICS
9 3 (0.39%) JBoss
9 3 (0.39%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.39%) Moodle
9 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.39%) WordPress
10 2 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 65 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.75%) MS Office
3 16 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.65%) Mingle
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Simulink
7 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.40%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.52%) Loan IQ
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.39%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.39%) HFM
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.39%) SAP PM
8 3 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.39%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.57%) GitHub
2 12 (1.57%) SaaS
3 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (0.92%) Basecamp
4 7 (0.92%) Boomi
5 5 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.65%) Route 53
5 5 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.39%) IaaS
7 3 (0.39%) Office 365
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.27%) HTTP
1 25 (3.27%) Internet
2 20 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.83%) LTE
3 14 (1.83%) SSL
3 14 (1.83%) Wireless
4 13 (1.70%) 4G
5 5 (0.65%) LDAP
6 4 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.13%) ATM
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) Profibus
8 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.13%) RS-232
8 1 (0.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.06%) Relational Database
2 30 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 25 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
5 24 (3.14%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.96%) MySQL
8 14 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.31%) Big Data
11 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.05%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.92%) MarkLogic
14 7 (0.92%) OLTP
14 7 (0.92%) Power BI
14 7 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 197 (25.79%) Selenium
2 143 (18.72%) JIRA
3 103 (13.48%) Jenkins
4 93 (12.17%) WebDriver
5 90 (11.78%) Cucumber
6 82 (10.73%) Git (software)
7 66 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 63 (8.25%) HP UFT
9 44 (5.76%) JUnit
9 44 (5.76%) SoapUI
10 41 (5.37%) Visual Studio
11 39 (5.10%) SpecFlow
11 39 (5.10%) Subversion
12 35 (4.58%) JBehave
13 33 (4.32%) TeamCity
14 27 (3.53%) Eclipse
15 26 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 26 (3.40%) Maven
16 24 (3.14%) Appium
17 18 (2.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 177 (23.17%) Finance
2 63 (8.25%) Banking
3 22 (2.88%) Publishing
4 21 (2.75%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.36%) Back Office
6 16 (2.09%) Front Office
6 16 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.09%) Retail
7 15 (1.96%) Military
8 12 (1.57%) Electronics
8 12 (1.57%) Games
9 10 (1.31%) Advertising
9 10 (1.31%) Legal
10 9 (1.18%) Marketing
11 8 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.92%) Billing
13 3 (0.39%) Automotive
13 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 232 (30.37%) Analyst
2 188 (24.61%) Test Analyst
3 144 (18.85%) Tester
4 123 (16.10%) Developer
5 63 (8.25%) Automation Tester
6 53 (6.94%) Test Manager
7 41 (5.37%) Automation Test Analyst
7 41 (5.37%) QA Engineer
8 36 (4.71%) Test Engineer
9 26 (3.40%) Consultant
10 25 (3.27%) QA Analyst
11 24 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (2.88%) QA Tester
12 22 (2.88%) Senior Test Analyst
12 22 (2.88%) Test Leader
13 19 (2.49%) Java Developer
14 18 (2.36%) Automation Engineer
14 18 (2.36%) QA Automation Engineer
14 18 (2.36%) Software Tester
14 18 (2.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (10.08%) XML
2 55 (7.20%) Web Services
3 50 (6.54%) .NET
3 50 (6.54%) HTML
4 35 (4.58%) CSS
5 34 (4.45%) Gherkin
6 33 (4.32%) RESTful
7 28 (3.66%) JSON
8 26 (3.40%) Spring
9 25 (3.27%) SOAP
10 24 (3.14%) REST
11 19 (2.49%) Hibernate
11 19 (2.49%) Middleware
12 18 (2.36%) Node.js
13 16 (2.09%) HTML5
14 14 (1.83%) AngularJS
14 14 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
14 14 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
15 13 (1.70%) XSLT
16 10 (1.31%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (2.23%) Derivative
5 15 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.83%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.44%) NHS
8 10 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.31%) User Experience
9 8 (1.05%) Reference Data
10 7 (0.92%) Equities
10 7 (0.92%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.79%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.65%) Fintech
12 5 (0.65%) iPad
12 5 (0.65%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 76 (9.95%) Linux
2 59 (7.72%) Windows
3 55 (7.20%) Unix
4 26 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.83%) Android
7 12 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.79%) Solaris
11 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.39%) AIX
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (30.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 190 (24.87%) Test Scripting
4 144 (18.85%) Functional Testing
5 136 (17.80%) Test Automation
6 115 (15.05%) Integration Testing
7 112 (14.66%) System Integration Testing
8 110 (14.40%) Software Testing
9 109 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
9 109 (14.27%) Test Strategy
10 102 (13.35%) Automated Testing
11 97 (12.70%) Scrum
12 92 (12.04%) BDD
13 89 (11.65%) Test Management
14 88 (11.52%) Unit Testing
15 87 (11.39%) Automation Testing
16 85 (11.13%) Manual Testing
17 82 (10.73%) Non-Functional Testing
18 77 (10.08%) Performance Testing
19 76 (9.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 164 (21.47%) SQL
2 146 (19.11%) Java
3 93 (12.17%) C#
4 90 (11.78%) Python
5 56 (7.33%) JavaScript
6 33 (4.32%) C
6 33 (4.32%) C++
7 32 (4.19%) Shell Script
8 30 (3.93%) PHP
9 27 (3.53%) VBScript
10 25 (3.27%) Perl
11 24 (3.14%) PL/SQL
12 23 (3.01%) F#
13 22 (2.88%) Ruby
14 15 (1.96%) Embedded C
15 11 (1.44%) Scala
16 9 (1.18%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.92%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.92%) Groovy
17 7 (0.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 71 (9.29%) Degree
2 65 (8.51%) ISTQB
3 63 (8.25%) Security Cleared
4 52 (6.81%) ISEB
5 36 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (4.71%) SC Cleared
6 24 (3.14%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.52%) HND
9 3 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.39%) CCAB
10 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.26%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ACCA
11 1 (0.13%) CIMA
11 1 (0.13%) CISM
11 1 (0.13%) CRISC
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (29.71%) QA
2 15 (1.96%) SDET
3 10 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.52%) HL7
6 2 (0.26%) EMIR
6 2 (0.26%) FINREP
6 2 (0.26%) IFRS
6 2 (0.26%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) GxP
7 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.26%) Docker
5 2 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 60 (7.85%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.09%) Puppet
3 14 (1.83%) Kibana
3 14 (1.83%) logstash
3 14 (1.83%) Salt
4 9 (1.18%) Grafana
5 7 (0.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 5 (0.65%) Ansible
6 5 (0.65%) collectd
6 5 (0.65%) StatsD
6 5 (0.65%) Terraform
7 4 (0.52%) HockeyApp
8 3 (0.39%) Control-M
8 3 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.26%) Ambari
9 2 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.26%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 108 (14.14%) Oracle
2 93 (12.17%) HP
2 93 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.19%) SAP
4 27 (3.53%) Atlassian
5 21 (2.75%) VMware
6 18 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.23%) Guidewire
8 16 (2.09%) IBM
8 16 (2.09%) Zend
9 14 (1.83%) Rackspace
10 12 (1.57%) Charles River
11 11 (1.44%) Dell
12 8 (1.05%) Citrix
12 8 (1.05%) SmartStream
13 7 (0.92%) Adobe
13 7 (0.92%) Informatica
13 7 (0.92%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.92%) Sophos
14 6 (0.79%) Apple
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £17 - 25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Codex
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 20 days ago