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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
UK
Rank 267 293 284
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 379 379 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.75% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 225 233
Median daily rate £375 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 3
Median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.78 £60.00 £40.00
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 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
England +30 351 £384 +5.86% 80
London +14 171 £425 - 29
South East +16 69 £320 -5.88% 17
East of England +22 33 £294 -2.08% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 27 £275 -8.33% 1
City of London 0 26 £425 +25.92% 6
Cambridge +15 20 £375 +25.00%
Yorkshire +10 18 £403 +25.78% 6
Hampshire +1 18 £323 -13.93% 4
West Midlands -4 18 £383 +2.00% 3
South West +9 15 £363 +3.57% 5
Oxfordshire +8 14 £480 +74.54% 2
Surrey +24 13 £300 +4.34% 2
Scotland +15 13 £315 -3.07% 1
West Yorkshire +14 13 £403 +16.24% 5
North West +4 12 £275 -8.33% 10
East Midlands +4 11 £350 +40.00% 4
Leeds +18 10 £403 +12.98% 4
Manchester 0 9 £300 -0.82% 6
Woking - 9 £310 -
South Wales +14 8 £241 -22.41%
West Sussex +3 8 - -
Wales 0 8 £241 -22.41%
Edinburgh +5 7 £333 -21.76% 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £358 -
Wiltshire +5 6 £425 +21.42% 1
Birmingham +5 6 £390 -2.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £290 -31.76% 3
Worthing - 6 - -
Northampton - 6 £358 -

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 360 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (29.52%) QA
3 230 (29.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 200 (25.45%) Test Scripting
5 196 (24.94%) Selenium
6 171 (21.76%) Finance
7 165 (20.99%) SQL
8 151 (19.21%) Java
8 151 (19.21%) Functional Testing
9 144 (18.32%) JIRA
10 126 (16.03%) Test Automation
11 117 (14.89%) Oracle
12 116 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (13.74%) BDD
13 108 (13.74%) Software Testing
14 107 (13.61%) C#
14 107 (13.61%) Integration Testing
15 106 (13.49%) System Integration Testing
15 106 (13.49%) Scrum
16 105 (13.36%) Jenkins
17 103 (13.10%) Microsoft
18 102 (12.98%) Automated Testing
18 102 (12.98%) Test Strategy
19 94 (11.96%) HP
20 92 (11.70%) Python
21 91 (11.58%) Unit Testing
22 87 (11.07%) Test Management
22 87 (11.07%) WebDriver
23 86 (10.94%) Automation Testing
24 85 (10.81%) XML

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 34 (4.33%) Confluence
2 20 (2.54%) nginx
3 19 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.53%) IIS
7 10 (1.27%) CMS
8 9 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.76%) MQSeries
9 6 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.64%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.64%) CICS
10 5 (0.64%) JBoss
11 4 (0.51%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.38%) Apache
12 3 (0.38%) Moodle
12 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.38%) WordPress
13 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 67 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.31%) MS Office
3 18 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) Mingle
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Simulink
6 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 37 (4.71%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.51%) Loan IQ
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.38%) HFM
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.38%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.91%) GitHub
2 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.40%) Boomi
4 9 (1.15%) SaaS
5 8 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.76%) Office 365
8 5 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.64%) Route 53
8 5 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.51%) IaaS
10 3 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.25%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.82%) HTTP
2 27 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.18%) Internet
4 19 (2.42%) SSL
5 14 (1.78%) LTE
5 14 (1.78%) Wireless
6 13 (1.65%) 4G
7 5 (0.64%) LDAP
8 4 (0.51%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.38%) FTP
10 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.25%) RS-232
10 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.13%) Profibus
11 1 (0.13%) RS-422
11 1 (0.13%) Skype
11 1 (0.13%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.69%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
4 26 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.93%) MySQL
7 20 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.40%) Power BI
12 11 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (1.27%) DB2
13 10 (1.27%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.15%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.02%) Big Data
15 8 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.89%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 196 (24.94%) Selenium
2 144 (18.32%) JIRA
3 105 (13.36%) Jenkins
4 87 (11.07%) WebDriver
5 82 (10.43%) Cucumber
5 82 (10.43%) Git (software)
6 77 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 58 (7.38%) HP UFT
8 53 (6.74%) SoapUI
9 50 (6.36%) Subversion
10 44 (5.60%) Visual Studio
11 43 (5.47%) SpecFlow
12 41 (5.22%) JUnit
13 32 (4.07%) JMeter
14 29 (3.69%) Appium
14 29 (3.69%) Maven
15 27 (3.44%) Eclipse
16 24 (3.05%) JBehave
17 23 (2.93%) TeamCity
18 19 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 171 (21.76%) Finance
2 68 (8.65%) Banking
3 25 (3.18%) Back Office
3 25 (3.18%) Investment Banking
4 23 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.80%) Front Office
5 22 (2.80%) Retail
6 20 (2.54%) Publishing
7 15 (1.91%) Games
8 14 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.40%) Military
10 10 (1.27%) Advertising
10 10 (1.27%) Electronics
10 10 (1.27%) Legal
11 7 (0.89%) Marketing
12 5 (0.64%) Billing
12 5 (0.64%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.51%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 243 (30.92%) Analyst
2 198 (25.19%) Test Analyst
3 147 (18.70%) Tester
4 129 (16.41%) Developer
5 68 (8.65%) Automation Tester
6 50 (6.36%) Automation Test Analyst
7 45 (5.73%) Test Engineer
8 40 (5.09%) Test Manager
9 34 (4.33%) QA Engineer
10 30 (3.82%) Consultant
11 27 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (3.18%) QA Tester
12 25 (3.18%) Senior Test Analyst
13 24 (3.05%) QA Analyst
13 24 (3.05%) Test Leader
14 21 (2.67%) Software Tester
15 19 (2.42%) Agile Test Analyst
16 18 (2.29%) Test Automation Engineer
17 17 (2.16%) Business Analyst
17 17 (2.16%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (10.81%) XML
2 71 (9.03%) Web Services
3 66 (8.40%) .NET
4 56 (7.12%) HTML
5 40 (5.09%) SOAP
6 37 (4.71%) CSS
7 33 (4.20%) REST
8 30 (3.82%) Gherkin
8 30 (3.82%) RESTful
9 27 (3.44%) JSON
10 25 (3.18%) HTML5
11 23 (2.93%) Spring
12 19 (2.42%) ELK Stack
12 19 (2.42%) LEMP Stack
13 18 (2.29%) Hibernate
14 16 (2.04%) Middleware
15 15 (1.91%) Node.js
16 13 (1.65%) XSLT
17 11 (1.40%) AngularJS
17 11 (1.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (2.54%) Fixed Income
5 18 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.16%) Derivative
7 14 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.02%) Equities
9 8 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.89%) EPoS
10 7 (0.89%) NHS
11 6 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.76%) Fintech
11 6 (0.76%) User Experience
12 5 (0.64%) Reinsurance
12 5 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (9.67%) Linux
2 58 (7.38%) Unix
3 56 (7.12%) Windows
4 23 (2.93%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.80%) Android
6 10 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.02%) Solaris
8 8 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.51%) AIX
9 4 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (29.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 200 (25.45%) Test Scripting
4 151 (19.21%) Functional Testing
5 126 (16.03%) Test Automation
6 116 (14.76%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (13.74%) BDD
7 108 (13.74%) Software Testing
8 107 (13.61%) Integration Testing
9 106 (13.49%) Scrum
9 106 (13.49%) System Integration Testing
10 102 (12.98%) Automated Testing
10 102 (12.98%) Test Strategy
11 91 (11.58%) Unit Testing
12 87 (11.07%) Test Management
13 86 (10.94%) Automation Testing
14 85 (10.81%) TDD
15 84 (10.69%) Performance Testing
16 81 (10.31%) Manual Testing
17 75 (9.54%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (20.99%) SQL
2 151 (19.21%) Java
3 107 (13.61%) C#
4 92 (11.70%) Python
5 58 (7.38%) JavaScript
6 39 (4.96%) PHP
7 34 (4.33%) C++
8 33 (4.20%) Ruby
9 32 (4.07%) C
10 30 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 28 (3.56%) F#
11 28 (3.56%) VBScript
12 27 (3.44%) Perl
12 27 (3.44%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.91%) Embedded C
14 11 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.40%) Groovy
15 9 (1.15%) Scala
16 7 (0.89%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (9.54%) ISTQB
2 68 (8.65%) Degree
3 66 (8.40%) Security Cleared
4 56 (7.12%) ISEB
5 41 (5.22%) SC Cleared
6 36 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.38%) HND
11 2 (0.25%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.25%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ACCA
12 1 (0.13%) CIMA
12 1 (0.13%) CISM
12 1 (0.13%) CRISC
12 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (29.52%) QA
2 13 (1.65%) SDET
3 8 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.51%) WCAG
5 2 (0.25%) FINREP
5 2 (0.25%) HL7
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) Basel III
6 1 (0.13%) EMIR
6 1 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.38%) Docker
5 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) HDFS
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) KVM
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.67%) Puppet
4 19 (2.42%) Kibana
4 19 (2.42%) logstash
4 19 (2.42%) Salt
5 14 (1.78%) Grafana
6 7 (0.89%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 6 (0.76%) Terraform
8 5 (0.64%) Ansible
8 5 (0.64%) collectd
8 5 (0.64%) StatsD
9 4 (0.51%) Control-M
10 2 (0.25%) Ambari
10 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.25%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 117 (14.89%) Oracle
2 103 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 94 (11.96%) HP
4 36 (4.58%) SAP
5 26 (3.31%) Atlassian
6 21 (2.67%) VMware
7 20 (2.54%) Zend
8 19 (2.42%) Rackspace
9 16 (2.04%) Guidewire
10 15 (1.91%) Dell
10 15 (1.91%) IBM
11 11 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
12 9 (1.15%) Charles River
13 8 (1.02%) SmartStream
14 7 (0.89%) Sophos
15 6 (0.76%) Adobe
15 6 (0.76%) Sitecore
16 5 (0.64%) Citrix
16 5 (0.64%) SaltStack
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £3130 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago