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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 341 340 290
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -50
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 323 303 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.59% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.76% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 179 237
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £339
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%

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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 293 £375 - 103
London -11 137 £433 +9.84% 36
South East +6 57 £325 -7.14% 23
City of London +24 24 £344 -21.87% 12
North West -24 20 £319 +27.50% 9
Yorkshire -3 19 £340 +6.25% 5
East of England +2 17 £413 -1.78% 8
Scotland +6 16 £375 +16.36% 1
Edinburgh +3 15 £450 +39.64% 1
West Yorkshire 0 14 £350 +16.66% 2
Hampshire -2 14 £350 -6.66% 6
West Midlands -2 14 £375 +25.00% 4
Manchester -20 14 £313 +38.88% 7
West Sussex +15 13 £325 -
South West +4 11 £408 -1.21% 8
East Midlands -1 11 £250 -23.66% 7
Berkshire +2 10 £400 +18.51% 2
Crawley - 9 £325 -
Leeds -3 8 £370 +23.33% 2
Leicestershire -4 8 £250 -25.92% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £413 -1.19% 2
Kent -1 7 £210 -34.37%
Cambridge -6 7 £413 -1.19% 2
Reading -7 7 £400 +18.51%
Bedfordshire - 6 £300 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 5 £308 -14.12% 2
North East -31 5 £308 -31.66% 3
Tyne and Wear -34 5 £308 -31.66% 2
Brighton +19 4 £363 +13.28%
East Sussex +10 4 £363 -2.68%

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 305 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (28.86%) Test Scripting
3 207 (28.32%) SQL
4 194 (26.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 169 (23.12%) Finance
6 161 (22.02%) Java
7 147 (20.11%) QA
8 128 (17.51%) Test Automation
9 120 (16.42%) Microsoft
10 117 (16.01%) Selenium
11 112 (15.32%) Software Testing
12 111 (15.18%) JavaScript
13 102 (13.95%) JIRA
14 101 (13.82%) C#
15 100 (13.68%) Scrum
16 97 (13.27%) .NET
17 92 (12.59%) HTML
17 92 (12.59%) ISTQB
18 91 (12.45%) Banking
18 91 (12.45%) ISEB
19 90 (12.31%) SQL Server
20 89 (12.18%) Functional Testing
21 87 (11.90%) Oracle
22 84 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
23 81 (11.08%) Integration Testing
24 80 (10.94%) Test Strategy
24 80 (10.94%) Automated Testing
25 78 (10.67%) HP
26 77 (10.53%) XML
26 77 (10.53%) Security Cleared

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (2.74%) IIS
2 17 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.05%) Confluence
4 14 (1.92%) Node.js
5 11 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.68%) ColdFusion
8 5 (0.68%) JBoss
9 4 (0.55%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.41%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.19%) MS Office
3 6 (0.82%) MS Project
4 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) HipChat
5 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.64%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.96%) Endur
3 6 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.68%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.27%) Magento
6 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.14%) Global One
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.96%) GitHub
2 6 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.27%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.05%) HTTP
2 14 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.23%) FTP
4 7 (0.96%) Internet
5 5 (0.68%) ATM
5 5 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.55%) Firewall
7 3 (0.41%) DMZ
7 3 (0.41%) SSL
7 3 (0.41%) VPN
7 3 (0.41%) WAN
8 2 (0.27%) CTI
8 2 (0.27%) Skype
8 2 (0.27%) VLAN
9 1 (0.14%) BGP
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) MPLS
9 1 (0.14%) Network Security
9 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.79%) MongoDB
3 32 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 30 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.92%) DB2
8 13 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.23%) MySQL
12 8 (1.09%) GIS
12 8 (1.09%) PowerCenter
13 7 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (0.82%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.68%) SAP HANA
15 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.55%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 117 (16.01%) Selenium
2 102 (13.95%) JIRA
3 84 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (7.93%) HP UFT
5 55 (7.52%) Cucumber
6 45 (6.16%) Jenkins
7 35 (4.79%) WebDriver
8 32 (4.38%) Visual Studio
9 27 (3.69%) JMeter
9 27 (3.69%) SoapUI
10 26 (3.56%) Git (software)
11 22 (3.01%) JUnit
12 20 (2.74%) Appium
13 18 (2.46%) SpecFlow
14 17 (2.33%) LoadRunner
15 13 (1.78%) Maven
16 12 (1.64%) Zephyr
17 11 (1.50%) JBehave
17 11 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
17 11 (1.50%) TestComplete
General
1 169 (23.12%) Finance
2 91 (12.45%) Banking
3 49 (6.70%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.38%) Retail
5 31 (4.24%) Manufacturing
6 28 (3.83%) Front Office
7 19 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.64%) Legal
9 10 (1.37%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.37%) Games
10 8 (1.09%) Electronics
10 8 (1.09%) Law
11 7 (0.96%) Publishing
12 6 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.68%) Billing
13 5 (0.68%) Military
14 4 (0.55%) Marketing
15 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 228 (31.19%) Analyst
2 195 (26.68%) Test Analyst
3 137 (18.74%) Tester
4 129 (17.65%) Developer
5 50 (6.84%) Test Engineer
6 47 (6.43%) Test Manager
7 45 (6.16%) Consultant
8 42 (5.75%) Java Developer
9 38 (5.20%) Automation Tester
10 31 (4.24%) QA Engineer
11 29 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 28 (3.83%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 28 (3.83%) SQL Analyst
13 25 (3.42%) Test Leader
14 24 (3.28%) Angular Developer
15 21 (2.87%) Automation Engineer
15 21 (2.87%) HTML Developer
16 19 (2.60%) Automation Analyst
17 18 (2.46%) Automation Test Analyst
18 17 (2.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (13.27%) .NET
2 92 (12.59%) HTML
3 77 (10.53%) XML
4 60 (8.21%) Web Services
5 53 (7.25%) AngularJS
6 51 (6.98%) SOAP
7 41 (5.61%) ASP.NET
8 40 (5.47%) CSS
9 35 (4.79%) jQuery
10 29 (3.97%) Middleware
11 25 (3.42%) REST
12 24 (3.28%) Ajax
12 24 (3.28%) HTML5
13 23 (3.15%) .NET Framework
13 23 (3.15%) XSLT
14 22 (3.01%) RESTful
15 20 (2.74%) JSON
16 18 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (2.19%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (2.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.92%) Equities
3 30 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (2.87%) User Experience
7 19 (2.60%) Derivative
8 18 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.23%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.96%) AS400
13 6 (0.82%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.82%) FMCG
13 6 (0.82%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.82%) Statistics
14 5 (0.68%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.68%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.89%) Unix
2 64 (8.76%) Windows
3 55 (7.52%) Linux
4 38 (5.20%) Android
5 29 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.01%) Windows Server
7 21 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.23%) Solaris
9 8 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.96%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.41%) CentOS
13 2 (0.27%) AIX
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (28.86%) Test Scripting
3 194 (26.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 128 (17.51%) Test Automation
5 112 (15.32%) Software Testing
6 100 (13.68%) Scrum
7 89 (12.18%) Functional Testing
8 81 (11.08%) Integration Testing
9 80 (10.94%) Automated Testing
9 80 (10.94%) Test Strategy
10 75 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (10.26%) Performance Testing
11 74 (10.12%) System Testing
12 73 (9.99%) Defect Management
12 73 (9.99%) SDLC
13 70 (9.58%) Unit Testing
14 62 (8.48%) Test Management
15 61 (8.34%) System Integration Testing
16 59 (8.07%) TDD
17 54 (7.39%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 207 (28.32%) SQL
2 161 (22.02%) Java
3 111 (15.18%) JavaScript
4 101 (13.82%) C#
5 36 (4.92%) VBScript
6 33 (4.51%) C++
7 27 (3.69%) T-SQL
8 22 (3.01%) Python
8 22 (3.01%) VB
9 18 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.33%) C
11 16 (2.19%) XPath
12 15 (2.05%) PHP
13 13 (1.78%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.50%) Perl
15 8 (1.09%) ABAP
15 8 (1.09%) F#
16 7 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.96%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (12.59%) ISTQB
2 91 (12.45%) ISEB
3 77 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 63 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 59 (8.07%) Degree
6 56 (7.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 12 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.68%) HND
10 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.55%) MCSE
12 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.14%) CCA
13 1 (0.14%) CCNP
13 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.14%) IIBA
13 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (20.11%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.41%) SLA
4 3 (0.41%) WCAG
5 2 (0.27%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.27%) FATCA
5 2 (0.27%) MiFID
5 2 (0.27%) UCITS
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.96%) NFS
1 7 (0.96%) Samba
2 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (9.99%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.23%) DatAdvantage
3 8 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (0.82%) Puppet
5 3 (0.41%) nmon
5 3 (0.41%) SELinux
6 2 (0.27%) vRealize
7 1 (0.14%) Foglight
7 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 87 (11.90%) Oracle
3 78 (10.67%) HP
4 45 (6.16%) SAP
5 16 (2.19%) IBM
5 16 (2.19%) Sybase
6 14 (1.92%) Murex
7 11 (1.50%) EMC
8 10 (1.37%) Telerik
9 9 (1.23%) Dell
9 9 (1.23%) Informatica
9 9 (1.23%) Varonis
10 8 (1.09%) Siebel
10 8 (1.09%) VMware
11 7 (0.96%) Baan
11 7 (0.96%) OpenLink
12 5 (0.68%) Cognos
12 5 (0.68%) Pega
12 5 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.68%) webMethods
Croydon, Surrey
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Rate: £305 - £390 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £32000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £40 to £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £240 - 280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Highly Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £360 per day + Benefits
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Rate: £250.00 per day
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