The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 302 318 271
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -47
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 363 319 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.60% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.79% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 200 203
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Average hourly rate £25.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £35.00 £21.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.08 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%

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
42498 40281 37334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27435 25058 22430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1192 1110
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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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
England -2 313 £350 -6.66% 89
London +9 160 £415 -0.59% 21
South East +2 65 £340 +37.37% 26
City of London -4 35 £475 +18.75% 7
Yorkshire -4 24 £350 +22.80% 8
Wales +4 23 £325 -18.75% 1
Hampshire +9 22 £333 -3.62% 5
East of England -5 21 £361 -6.77% 5
Berkshire +19 19 £350 +16.66% 8
Scotland +3 19 £250 -27.27% 8
West Yorkshire -6 18 £363 +46.46% 5
North West -7 18 £338 +12.50% 14
South Wales +4 15 £325 -18.75% 1
Glasgow +5 14 £250 - 2
Leeds -16 13 £390 +57.57% 4
Newport +1 12 £338 -
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £338 +60.71% 1
South West -8 11 £350 +17.64% 9
Surrey +4 9 £400 +63.26% 2
Bristol +6 8 £350 +18.64% 4
Lancashire +11 7 £314 - 3
Milton Keynes +12 6 £338 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £450 -
Basingstoke +5 5 £365 -
Reading +2 5 £350 +16.66% 4
Hertfordshire -3 5 £300 - 2
Winchester -9 5 £313 +4.16% 1
Manchester -9 5 £300 - 8
Leatherhead - 5 £400 -
Bradford - 5 £325 -

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 231 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (30.27%) Test Scripting
3 200 (28.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 189 (27.12%) SQL
5 170 (24.39%) QA
6 166 (23.82%) Finance
7 124 (17.79%) Microsoft
8 120 (17.22%) Java
9 118 (16.93%) ISEB
10 117 (16.79%) Selenium
11 104 (14.92%) Integration Testing
12 100 (14.35%) Automated Testing
13 99 (14.20%) Scrum
13 99 (14.20%) Test Automation
14 97 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
15 96 (13.77%) Software Testing
16 95 (13.63%) SQL Server
17 93 (13.34%) JIRA
18 90 (12.91%) Banking
19 84 (12.05%) Oracle
20 82 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
21 81 (11.62%) UNIX
22 79 (11.33%) HP
23 77 (11.05%) Test Strategy
24 76 (10.90%) ISTQB
25 75 (10.76%) Performance Testing
25 75 (10.76%) .NET
25 75 (10.76%) System Testing
26 70 (10.04%) MS Excel
27 68 (9.76%) Security Cleared

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (4.02%) CMS
2 17 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 10 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (1.29%) IIS
5 9 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (1.00%) Confluence
7 5 (0.72%) Documentum
7 5 (0.72%) Apache
8 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.43%) JBoss
8 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) Node.js
10 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 70 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.02%) MS Office
3 11 (1.58%) MS Project
4 9 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.86%) Magento
4 6 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.86%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.86%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.43%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.43%) Tridion
6 3 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.29%) Endur
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.29%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) PaaS
2 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.57%) IaaS
3 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.30%) Internet
2 12 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.86%) HTTP
4 5 (0.72%) SAN
5 4 (0.57%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.57%) NAS
6 3 (0.43%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.43%) Firewall
6 3 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.43%) LDAP
7 2 (0.29%) ATM
7 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) DVB
8 1 (0.14%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.58%) DB2
5 17 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.01%) MySQL
6 14 (2.01%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.43%) DbVisualizer
10 8 (1.15%) Big Data
10 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.86%) Star Schema
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 117 (16.79%) Selenium
2 93 (13.34%) JIRA
3 64 (9.18%) Cucumber
4 45 (6.46%) HP UFT
5 43 (6.17%) WebDriver
6 40 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (4.88%) LoadRunner
8 31 (4.45%) Jenkins
9 29 (4.16%) JMeter
10 28 (4.02%) Git (software)
11 26 (3.73%) Subversion
12 25 (3.59%) SoapUI
13 23 (3.30%) Visual Studio
14 22 (3.16%) SpecFlow
15 15 (2.15%) JUnit
16 8 (1.15%) TeamCity
17 7 (1.00%) Maven
17 7 (1.00%) Facilita Forecast
18 6 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
18 6 (0.86%) Appium
General
1 166 (23.82%) Finance
2 90 (12.91%) Banking
3 50 (7.17%) Retail
4 40 (5.74%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.58%) Front Office
6 14 (2.01%) Back Office
6 14 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.58%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.15%) Billing
9 8 (1.15%) French Language
10 7 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.72%) Games
12 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.72%) Automotive
12 5 (0.72%) Marketing
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 268 (38.45%) Analyst
2 206 (29.56%) Test Analyst
3 128 (18.36%) Tester
4 74 (10.62%) Test Manager
5 56 (8.03%) Developer
6 47 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 44 (6.31%) Test Engineer
8 27 (3.87%) Consultant
9 20 (2.87%) Automation Tester
10 19 (2.73%) Software Engineer
10 19 (2.73%) QA Engineer
11 18 (2.58%) Software Tester
11 18 (2.58%) Agile Test Analyst
11 18 (2.58%) Test Leader
12 16 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (2.15%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.01%) SAP Consultant
14 14 (2.01%) Automation Engineer
15 13 (1.87%) Senior Test Analyst
15 13 (1.87%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (10.76%) .NET
2 53 (7.60%) XML
3 44 (6.31%) HTML
4 35 (5.02%) Web Services
5 22 (3.16%) SOAP
5 22 (3.16%) CSS
6 16 (2.30%) J2EE
7 15 (2.15%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.87%) Middleware
9 12 (1.72%) JSON
10 11 (1.58%) REST
11 10 (1.43%) Flash
12 9 (1.29%) XSLT
12 9 (1.29%) jQuery
13 8 (1.15%) RESTful
13 8 (1.15%) Gherkin
14 7 (1.00%) HTML5
14 7 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (0.86%) XML Schema
15 6 (0.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 20 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.30%) Credit Risk
5 15 (2.15%) NHS
6 14 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.72%) W3C
8 10 (1.43%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.43%) STB
8 10 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.15%) iSeries
9 8 (1.15%) Derivative
10 7 (1.00%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.00%) MPEG
10 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (0.86%) EFT
11 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.86%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.62%) UNIX
2 67 (9.61%) Windows
3 54 (7.75%) Linux
4 21 (3.01%) Android
5 19 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.00%) Solaris
9 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.43%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.29%) webOS
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (30.27%) Test Scripting
3 200 (28.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 104 (14.92%) Integration Testing
5 100 (14.35%) Automated Testing
6 99 (14.20%) Scrum
6 99 (14.20%) Test Automation
7 96 (13.77%) Software Testing
8 77 (11.05%) Test Strategy
9 75 (10.76%) System Testing
9 75 (10.76%) Performance Testing
10 67 (9.61%) SDLC
11 61 (8.75%) System Integration Testing
12 58 (8.32%) Migration
13 55 (7.89%) Test Management
14 54 (7.75%) Manual Testing
14 54 (7.75%) BDD
14 54 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
14 54 (7.75%) TDD
15 47 (6.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (27.12%) SQL
2 120 (17.22%) Java
3 43 (6.17%) C#
4 42 (6.03%) JavaScript
5 30 (4.30%) VB
6 27 (3.87%) Python
7 24 (3.44%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.01%) VBScript
8 21 (3.01%) Perl
9 19 (2.73%) C++
10 18 (2.58%) PHP
10 18 (2.58%) C
11 17 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.30%) Ruby
13 11 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.43%) VBA
15 9 (1.29%) Scala
16 8 (1.15%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.86%) ABAP
17 6 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 118 (16.93%) ISEB
2 76 (10.90%) ISTQB
3 68 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 65 (9.33%) Degree
5 55 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 50 (7.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (2.01%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.72%) MCITP
11 5 (0.72%) MCSE
11 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.57%) HND
13 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.14%) PMP
14 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.14%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (24.39%) QA
2 6 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.43%) GxP
4 3 (0.43%) GMP
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 97 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.86%) DatAdvantage
4 5 (0.72%) Puppet
5 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.43%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 124 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 84 (12.05%) Oracle
3 79 (11.33%) HP
4 42 (6.03%) SAP
5 20 (2.87%) IBM
6 12 (1.72%) Informatica
6 12 (1.72%) VMware
7 11 (1.58%) Serena
7 11 (1.58%) Sybase
7 11 (1.58%) Adobe
8 10 (1.43%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.15%) Teradata
10 7 (1.00%) Netezza
10 7 (1.00%) Greenplum
10 7 (1.00%) Vertica
11 6 (0.86%) Varonis
12 5 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.72%) Murex
12 5 (0.72%) Cisco
12 5 (0.72%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £310 per day + .
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 225 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + Good depandant on skills
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Dunfermline
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 19 days ago