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 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 323 337 286
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -51
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 363 321 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.73% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 205 249
Median daily rate £383 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Median hourly rate £42.29 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.12% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £29.70 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £34.50 £39.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.12% -7.14%

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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 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
England +50 344 £388 +10.71% 86
London -17 114 £400 -3.61% 23
South East +9 78 £350 +3.70% 19
North East -11 40 £400 +1.26% 5
Yorkshire +22 39 £485 +49.23% 8
Tyne and Wear -11 39 £400 +1.26% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 35 £400 +1.26% 3
West Yorkshire +14 34 £500 +53.84% 5
Leeds +21 29 £505 +20.23% 4
North West -5 26 £310 -8.14% 6
West Midlands +3 21 £391 +42.27% 7
City of London +34 14 £445 -15.23% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £388 +37.16% 3
Berkshire -17 14 £400 +14.28% 5
Manchester -3 13 £300 +9.09% 3
Surrey +1 12 £425 +1.49% 2
Milton Keynes +16 11 £388 +37.77% 1
Wales +4 11 £325 - 1
East Midlands +8 10 £700 +115.21% 5
South West -8 10 £500 +42.85% 4
Hampshire -8 10 £375 +14.50% 2
Derbyshire +18 9 £700 -
South Wales +4 9 £325 - 1
Kent -2 9 £210 -31.70%
Coventry +3 8 £400 +45.45%
Cheshire -3 8 £625 +38.88% 1
West Sussex -20 8 £425 +25.00%
East Sussex +6 7 £350 -17.64% 3
East of England -3 7 £388 -10.40% 9
Scotland -21 7 £450 +80.00% 3

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 327 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (28.74%) Test Scripting
3 190 (28.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 164 (24.30%) SQL
5 161 (23.85%) QA
6 159 (23.56%) Java
7 154 (22.81%) Finance
8 134 (19.85%) Functional Testing
9 133 (19.70%) BDD
10 126 (18.67%) Integration Testing
11 123 (18.22%) Software Testing
12 113 (16.74%) Selenium
13 112 (16.59%) ISEB
14 109 (16.15%) Scrum
15 107 (15.85%) JavaScript
16 105 (15.56%) ISTQB
17 102 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
17 102 (15.11%) Security Cleared
18 100 (14.81%) Test Automation
19 98 (14.52%) SDLC
20 96 (14.22%) JIRA
21 93 (13.78%) Test Strategy
22 91 (13.48%) System Testing
23 87 (12.89%) Defect Management
24 86 (12.74%) TDD
25 82 (12.15%) Banking
26 78 (11.56%) System Integration Testing
27 76 (11.26%) Cucumber
28 74 (10.96%) HTML
29 73 (10.81%) Oracle

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 27 (4.00%) Node.js
2 15 (2.22%) Confluence
3 12 (1.78%) IIS
4 10 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.04%) JBoss
7 6 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.74%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.44%) nginx
11 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.30%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.15%) Apache
12 1 (0.15%) CICS
12 1 (0.15%) CMS
12 1 (0.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 37 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.85%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.74%) MS Project
4 2 (0.30%) Mingle
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.19%) Magento
4 7 (1.04%) Endur
4 7 (1.04%) Primavera
5 5 (0.74%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.44%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.74%) GitHub
3 4 (0.59%) Google Play
4 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.81%) HTTP
2 13 (1.93%) Internet
3 6 (0.89%) ATM
4 5 (0.74%) Skype
5 4 (0.59%) DVB
5 4 (0.59%) FTP
6 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.44%) VPN
6 3 (0.44%) WAN
7 2 (0.30%) VLAN
8 1 (0.15%) DMZ
8 1 (0.15%) Firewall
8 1 (0.15%) H.323
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.04%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.89%) GIS
7 6 (0.89%) MS Access
7 6 (0.89%) OLTP
7 6 (0.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.74%) VoltDB
9 4 (0.59%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 113 (16.74%) Selenium
2 96 (14.22%) JIRA
3 76 (11.26%) Cucumber
4 60 (8.89%) WebDriver
5 48 (7.11%) HP UFT
6 41 (6.07%) Jenkins
7 38 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (5.48%) JMeter
9 36 (5.33%) SoapUI
10 31 (4.59%) JUnit
11 24 (3.56%) Visual Studio
12 23 (3.41%) Maven
13 21 (3.11%) Git (software)
13 21 (3.11%) SpecFlow
14 17 (2.52%) Gradle
15 15 (2.22%) LoadRunner
16 14 (2.07%) Subversion
17 13 (1.93%) Ant
17 13 (1.93%) Protractor
17 13 (1.93%) TeamCity
General
1 154 (22.81%) Finance
2 82 (12.15%) Banking
3 35 (5.19%) Retail
4 34 (5.04%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.15%) Front Office
6 18 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.63%) Games
8 10 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.33%) Law
10 8 (1.19%) Military
11 6 (0.89%) Billing
11 6 (0.89%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.89%) Legal
11 6 (0.89%) Publishing
12 5 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.44%) Back Office
14 3 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 231 (34.22%) Analyst
2 203 (30.07%) Test Analyst
3 123 (18.22%) Developer
4 98 (14.52%) Tester
5 56 (8.30%) Test Engineer
6 50 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 45 (6.67%) Test Manager
8 31 (4.59%) QA Engineer
8 31 (4.59%) Test Leader
9 28 (4.15%) Automation Test Analyst
9 28 (4.15%) Automation Tester
10 25 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 24 (3.56%) Consultant
11 24 (3.56%) Java Engineer
12 23 (3.41%) QA Tester
13 22 (3.26%) Developer in Test
13 22 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
14 19 (2.81%) Integration Engineer
15 18 (2.67%) UAT Analyst
16 17 (2.52%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.96%) HTML
2 62 (9.19%) .NET
3 57 (8.44%) XML
4 54 (8.00%) Web Services
5 40 (5.93%) AngularJS
6 29 (4.30%) Spring
7 28 (4.15%) RESTful
7 28 (4.15%) SOAP
8 27 (4.00%) CSS
9 26 (3.85%) HTML5
10 25 (3.70%) Hibernate
11 23 (3.41%) REST
12 16 (2.37%) Middleware
13 15 (2.22%) Java EE
14 13 (1.93%) Ajax
14 13 (1.93%) JMS
14 13 (1.93%) JSON
15 12 (1.78%) CSS3
15 12 (1.78%) Gherkin
16 10 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (3.11%) User Experience
4 17 (2.52%) Equities
5 16 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.63%) Derivative
6 11 (1.63%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.33%) STB
9 8 (1.19%) AS400
9 8 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (0.89%) Data Conversion
11 6 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.74%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.74%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.78%) Unix
2 54 (8.00%) Linux
3 32 (4.74%) Windows
4 22 (3.26%) Android
5 15 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.89%) Solaris
9 5 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.44%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (28.74%) Test Scripting
3 190 (28.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 134 (19.85%) Functional Testing
5 133 (19.70%) BDD
6 126 (18.67%) Integration Testing
7 123 (18.22%) Software Testing
8 109 (16.15%) Scrum
9 102 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 98 (14.52%) SDLC
12 93 (13.78%) Test Strategy
13 91 (13.48%) System Testing
14 87 (12.89%) Defect Management
15 86 (12.74%) TDD
16 78 (11.56%) System Integration Testing
17 73 (10.81%) Unit Testing
18 71 (10.52%) Automated Testing
19 69 (10.22%) Performance Testing
20 68 (10.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 164 (24.30%) SQL
2 159 (23.56%) Java
3 107 (15.85%) JavaScript
4 54 (8.00%) C#
5 28 (4.15%) Python
6 17 (2.52%) Ruby
6 17 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 15 (2.22%) C++
8 14 (2.07%) C
8 14 (2.07%) Groovy
8 14 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.78%) VB
9 12 (1.78%) VBA
10 11 (1.63%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.48%) Perl
11 10 (1.48%) PHP
11 10 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.48%) VBScript
12 9 (1.33%) F#
13 6 (0.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 112 (16.59%) ISEB
2 105 (15.56%) ISTQB
3 102 (15.11%) Security Cleared
4 68 (10.07%) SC Cleared
5 65 (9.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 32 (4.74%) Degree
7 18 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (1.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.44%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.30%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.30%) CCNA
11 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.30%) HND
12 1 (0.15%) CCA
12 1 (0.15%) IIBA
12 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (23.85%) QA
2 7 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (1.04%) WCAG
3 5 (0.74%) MiFID
4 4 (0.59%) EMIR
4 4 (0.59%) SLA
5 3 (0.44%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.44%) GxP
5 3 (0.44%) UCITS
6 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.15%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 11 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.59%) Docker
4 2 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (10.37%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.19%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (1.04%) Puppet
4 3 (0.44%) SELinux
5 1 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.15%) Cacti
5 1 (0.15%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) Foglight
5 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.15%) Kibana
5 1 (0.15%) logstash
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) nmon
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.15%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (10.81%) Oracle
2 70 (10.37%) HP
3 66 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 37 (5.48%) SAP
5 11 (1.63%) Murex
5 11 (1.63%) Rally
6 9 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.33%) VMware
7 7 (1.04%) IBM
7 7 (1.04%) OpenLink
8 6 (0.89%) Pega
9 5 (0.74%) Cognos
9 5 (0.74%) Google
9 5 (0.74%) Siebel
10 4 (0.59%) Compaq
10 4 (0.59%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.59%) Telerik
10 4 (0.59%) Terracotta
10 4 (0.59%) webMethods
10 4 (0.59%) WorldPay
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £401 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £33,899 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £570 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Modis International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago