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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 272 280 329
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +49
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 424 444 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.80% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.99% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 289 244
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.37 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.37 -
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -

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
40825 44928 44271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.52% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27182 29127 28771
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 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1342 1219
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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
England +11 401 £375 +3.44% 86
London -20 178 £424 +2.04% 29
South East +51 96 £300 -7.69% 14
City of London +10 37 £463 +42.30% 5
East of England +22 35 £363 +9.02% 7
Hampshire +36 32 £300 -22.82% 3
West Midlands +2 24 £350 -15.15% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 23 £288 -4.16% 4
Yorkshire +15 18 £375 +25.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 18 £450 - 3
West Yorkshire +14 17 £350 +4.47% 2
Cambridge +11 16 £375 +25.00% 2
Leeds +24 15 £389 +16.04% 2
Scotland +11 15 £300 -7.69% 1
East Midlands -7 15 £375 -21.87% 8
South West -1 13 £363 +3.57% 7
Surrey +20 12 £300 - 1
North West -18 12 £400 +19.31% 13
Northamptonshire -3 11 £456 +14.06% 2
Berkshire +14 10 £300 -14.28% 3
Edinburgh +23 9 £315 -25.88%
Northampton +1 9 £438 +9.37%
North East -25 8 £475 +51.39% 1
Tyne and Wear -34 8 £475 +51.39% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 8 £475 +51.39% 1
Woking - 8 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £290 +61.11% 2
West Sussex +6 7 - - 1
Oxford - 7 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes +16 6 £290 +61.11% 2

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 394 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (26.74%) QA
3 226 (26.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 215 (25.32%) Test Scripting
5 184 (21.67%) Finance
6 182 (21.44%) Selenium
7 179 (21.08%) SQL
8 161 (18.96%) Functional Testing
9 156 (18.37%) Java
10 155 (18.26%) Oracle
11 152 (17.90%) JIRA
12 128 (15.08%) Scrum
13 125 (14.72%) BDD
14 124 (14.61%) Software Testing
14 124 (14.61%) Microsoft
15 122 (14.37%) Test Automation
16 118 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
17 112 (13.19%) Migration
18 110 (12.96%) Automated Testing
19 109 (12.84%) Test Strategy
20 108 (12.72%) C#
21 107 (12.60%) Integration Testing
22 104 (12.25%) Jenkins
23 102 (12.01%) Security Cleared
24 100 (11.78%) HP
25 98 (11.54%) Performance Testing
26 97 (11.43%) Python
27 92 (10.84%) Unit Testing
28 90 (10.60%) System Integration Testing
29 88 (10.37%) .NET

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 29 (3.42%) Confluence
2 20 (2.36%) nginx
3 19 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.88%) IIS
5 16 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (1.41%) CMS
7 11 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.18%) JBoss
9 9 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.71%) Apache
11 5 (0.59%) CICS
11 5 (0.59%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.47%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.35%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.35%) WordPress
14 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 68 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.36%) MS Office
3 15 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.82%) Mingle
5 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.35%) Simulink
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 42 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (4.36%) Oracle Applications
3 31 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 20 (2.36%) Oracle Payables
4 20 (2.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.59%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.59%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.47%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.35%) Beauchamp
10 3 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.35%) HFM
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.35%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.12%) GitHub
4 14 (1.65%) Office 365
5 13 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.30%) Boomi
7 9 (1.06%) SaaS
8 7 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.59%) Route 53
9 5 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.47%) IaaS
11 2 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.77%) Internet
2 28 (3.30%) HTTP
3 24 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.00%) SSL
5 14 (1.65%) LTE
5 14 (1.65%) Wireless
6 13 (1.53%) 4G
7 5 (0.59%) LDAP
8 4 (0.47%) VLAN
9 3 (0.35%) FTP
9 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.35%) RS-232
9 3 (0.35%) Skype
9 3 (0.35%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.24%) DHCP
10 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.24%) RS-422
10 2 (0.24%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (0.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 34 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 26 (3.06%) MySQL
5 23 (2.71%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.53%) DB2
11 12 (1.41%) Power BI
12 11 (1.30%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 8 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (0.82%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 182 (21.44%) Selenium
2 152 (17.90%) JIRA
3 104 (12.25%) Jenkins
4 84 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 74 (8.72%) Git (software)
6 73 (8.60%) Cucumber
7 72 (8.48%) WebDriver
8 52 (6.12%) Subversion
8 52 (6.12%) Visual Studio
9 51 (6.01%) SoapUI
10 47 (5.54%) HP UFT
11 46 (5.42%) SpecFlow
12 39 (4.59%) JMeter
13 32 (3.77%) JUnit
13 32 (3.77%) Maven
14 22 (2.59%) Appium
15 20 (2.36%) Eclipse
16 19 (2.24%) TeamCity
17 17 (2.00%) LoadRunner
18 16 (1.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 184 (21.67%) Finance
2 57 (6.71%) Banking
3 35 (4.12%) Publishing
4 32 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.42%) Retail
6 26 (3.06%) Front Office
7 24 (2.83%) Back Office
8 23 (2.71%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.88%) Games
10 15 (1.77%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.41%) Electronics
12 11 (1.30%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.18%) General Ledger
14 9 (1.06%) Marketing
15 8 (0.94%) Military
16 7 (0.82%) Advertising
16 7 (0.82%) Legal
17 5 (0.59%) Billing
17 5 (0.59%) French Language
18 4 (0.47%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 260 (30.62%) Analyst
2 217 (25.56%) Test Analyst
3 149 (17.55%) Tester
4 120 (14.13%) Developer
5 67 (7.89%) Automation Tester
6 57 (6.71%) Test Engineer
7 50 (5.89%) Consultant
8 44 (5.18%) Test Manager
9 40 (4.71%) Automation Test Analyst
10 35 (4.12%) Test Leader
11 29 (3.42%) Test Automation Engineer
12 27 (3.18%) QA Analyst
13 26 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
14 25 (2.94%) Architect
15 24 (2.83%) Senior Test Analyst
15 24 (2.83%) Software Tester
16 22 (2.59%) QA Engineer
16 22 (2.59%) QA Tester
17 18 (2.12%) Project Manager
18 17 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.37%) .NET
2 87 (10.25%) XML
3 75 (8.83%) Web Services
4 66 (7.77%) HTML
5 53 (6.24%) CSS
6 38 (4.48%) SOAP
7 34 (4.00%) REST
8 30 (3.53%) HTML5
8 30 (3.53%) JSON
9 25 (2.94%) Node.js
10 21 (2.47%) RESTful
11 18 (2.12%) Gherkin
12 17 (2.00%) ELK Stack
12 17 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
13 15 (1.77%) AngularJS
13 15 (1.77%) Middleware
14 14 (1.65%) Spring
15 11 (1.30%) OAuth
15 11 (1.30%) XSLT
16 10 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (2.59%) Fixed Income
5 19 (2.24%) Derivative
6 18 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.06%) Hedge funds
9 8 (0.94%) Equities
9 8 (0.94%) iPad
9 8 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 8 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 8 (0.94%) Reference Data
10 7 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.82%) EPoS
11 5 (0.59%) Fintech
11 5 (0.59%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.59%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.47%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.72%) Linux
2 66 (7.77%) Windows
3 62 (7.30%) Unix
4 32 (3.77%) Android
5 23 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.65%) Solaris
8 12 (1.41%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.82%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.71%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (26.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 215 (25.32%) Test Scripting
4 161 (18.96%) Functional Testing
5 128 (15.08%) Scrum
6 125 (14.72%) BDD
7 124 (14.61%) Software Testing
8 122 (14.37%) Test Automation
9 118 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (13.19%) Migration
11 110 (12.96%) Automated Testing
12 109 (12.84%) Test Strategy
13 107 (12.60%) Integration Testing
14 98 (11.54%) Performance Testing
15 92 (10.84%) Unit Testing
16 90 (10.60%) System Integration Testing
17 84 (9.89%) SDLC
17 84 (9.89%) System Testing
18 82 (9.66%) Test Management
19 81 (9.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 179 (21.08%) SQL
2 156 (18.37%) Java
3 108 (12.72%) C#
4 97 (11.43%) Python
5 64 (7.54%) JavaScript
6 47 (5.54%) C++
7 36 (4.24%) PHP
8 35 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 35 (4.12%) Ruby
9 34 (4.00%) Perl
10 32 (3.77%) F#
11 26 (3.06%) C
11 26 (3.06%) VBScript
12 18 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.65%) TypeScript
15 12 (1.41%) Scala
16 11 (1.30%) Embedded C
17 10 (1.18%) ECMAScript
17 10 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 83 (9.78%) ISTQB
3 78 (9.19%) ISEB
4 68 (8.01%) SC Cleared
5 63 (7.42%) Degree
6 43 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (3.30%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.59%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.24%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.12%) ACCA
13 1 (0.12%) CISM
13 1 (0.12%) CSQA
13 1 (0.12%) HND
13 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (26.74%) QA
2 10 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.82%) SDET
5 6 (0.71%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.47%) WCAG
7 2 (0.24%) FINREP
7 2 (0.24%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
8 1 (0.12%) EMIR
8 1 (0.12%) GxP
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.94%) Docker
5 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.71%) KVM
6 2 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 80 (9.42%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (2.83%) Puppet
3 23 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.00%) Kibana
4 17 (2.00%) logstash
4 17 (2.00%) Salt
5 12 (1.41%) Grafana
6 11 (1.30%) Terraform
7 7 (0.82%) Control-M
7 7 (0.82%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 5 (0.59%) Ansible
8 5 (0.59%) collectd
8 5 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.59%) StatsD
9 2 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 155 (18.26%) Oracle
2 124 (14.61%) Microsoft
3 100 (11.78%) HP
4 42 (4.95%) SAP
5 25 (2.94%) IBM
5 25 (2.94%) VMware
6 23 (2.71%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.00%) Dell
7 17 (2.00%) Rackspace
8 16 (1.88%) Zend
9 11 (1.30%) Apple
10 10 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (1.06%) Charles River
11 9 (1.06%) Informatica
11 9 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.94%) Guidewire
12 8 (0.94%) SmartStream
13 7 (0.82%) Sophos
14 6 (0.71%) Adobe
14 6 (0.71%) Sitecore
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bathgate, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £225 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £45.87 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago