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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 321 269 283
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +14
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 301 324 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.91% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 239 184
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £728 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £42.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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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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 -28 295 £375 -2.59% 91
London -25 155 £375 -16.66% 35
City of London +36 51 £400 +14.28% 15
South East +8 50 £350 - 13
North West +1 24 £250 -26.47% 8
East of England +14 23 £410 +21.48% 8
Hampshire -14 20 £375 +7.14% 3
Manchester +11 18 £225 -31.29% 7
South West -11 14 £335 -18.78% 10
Berkshire +9 13 £308 -13.38% 1
North East -3 10 £404 +55.40% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £350 - 5
Suffolk +5 9 £415 -
Cambridge +4 9 £350 - 5
Yorkshire -15 9 £300 +20.00% 8
Bristol 0 6 £380 - 5
Tyne and Wear -5 6 £358 +37.72% 1
West Yorkshire -11 6 £300 +33.33% 6
West Midlands -1 5 £293 -14.90% 4
Gloucestershire -12 5 - - 3
Hertfordshire +5 4 £388 -13.88% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 4 £325 +25.00% 1
Surrey -5 4 £450 +52.54% 6
Lancashire -17 4 £413 +83.33% 1
Leeds -17 4 £300 +33.33% 6
Kent - 4 £320 -
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £325 -7.14% 2
West Sussex -15 3 - -
East Midlands +11 2 £328 +9.16% 2
South Yorkshire -1 2 £340 - 1

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 193 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (30.70%) SQL
3 166 (29.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 162 (29.08%) QA
5 145 (26.03%) Test Scripting
6 125 (22.44%) Finance
7 98 (17.59%) ISEB
7 98 (17.59%) HP Quality Center
8 92 (16.52%) Test Automation
9 90 (16.16%) Test Strategy
10 89 (15.98%) Integration Testing
11 82 (14.72%) Software Testing
12 76 (13.64%) Scrum
13 74 (13.29%) Microsoft
13 74 (13.29%) JIRA
14 70 (12.57%) XML
15 67 (12.03%) Oracle
15 67 (12.03%) System Testing
16 63 (11.31%) Performance Testing
16 63 (11.31%) .NET
17 61 (10.95%) Selenium
17 61 (10.95%) TDD
18 59 (10.59%) Java
18 59 (10.59%) HP
18 59 (10.59%) ISTQB
19 57 (10.23%) Manual Testing
20 53 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
20 53 (9.52%) Automated Testing
20 53 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (9.34%) Banking

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (2.15%) IIS
2 11 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.26%) CMS
4 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.90%) Confluence
4 5 (0.90%) Apache
5 4 (0.72%) JBoss
5 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.54%) nginx
6 3 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.54%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) Mule
8 1 (0.18%) WordPress
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 48 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.90%) MS Office
3 8 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.26%) MS Project
4 7 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.62%) Oracle Retail
5 8 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (1.08%) Sentinel
6 6 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.90%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.72%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.72%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.72%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.72%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.54%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.51%) Internet
3 9 (1.62%) HTTP
4 7 (1.26%) Wireshark
5 6 (1.08%) SSL
6 5 (0.90%) ATM
6 5 (0.90%) FTP
7 4 (0.72%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.54%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.54%) DNS
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.18%) TETRA
9 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.18%) Broadband
9 1 (0.18%) DECT
9 1 (0.18%) GPRS
9 1 (0.18%) GSM
9 1 (0.18%) H.323
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.62%) MySQL
10 7 (1.26%) DB2
11 5 (0.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (0.90%) OLAP
11 5 (0.90%) OLTP
12 4 (0.72%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.54%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 74 (13.29%) JIRA
2 61 (10.95%) Selenium
3 36 (6.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 31 (5.57%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (5.39%) SoapUI
6 29 (5.21%) LoadRunner
7 22 (3.95%) Subversion
7 22 (3.95%) WebDriver
8 20 (3.59%) Visual Studio
9 18 (3.23%) JUnit
10 15 (2.69%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.97%) JMeter
13 10 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (1.62%) Hudson
15 8 (1.44%) ClearCase
15 8 (1.44%) CruiseControl
15 8 (1.44%) TestNG
16 7 (1.26%) NeoLoad
General
1 125 (22.44%) Finance
2 52 (9.34%) Banking
3 23 (4.13%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.95%) Retail
5 12 (2.15%) Front Office
6 9 (1.62%) Games
7 7 (1.26%) Billing
7 7 (1.26%) General Ledger
7 7 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.26%) Legal
8 6 (1.08%) Automotive
8 6 (1.08%) Publishing
9 5 (0.90%) Electronics
10 4 (0.72%) Back Office
10 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) French Language
11 3 (0.54%) Local Government
11 3 (0.54%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 190 (34.11%) Analyst
2 128 (22.98%) Test Analyst
3 96 (17.24%) Tester
4 60 (10.77%) Developer
5 50 (8.98%) Test Manager
6 40 (7.18%) Business Analyst
7 35 (6.28%) Test Engineer
8 29 (5.21%) Consultant
9 25 (4.49%) Test Leader
10 20 (3.59%) QA Tester
11 18 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
12 15 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.33%) QA Engineer
13 13 (2.33%) Senior Tester
14 12 (2.15%) Software Engineer
14 12 (2.15%) Senior Test Analyst
14 12 (2.15%) Automation Tester
15 11 (1.97%) Manual Tester
16 10 (1.80%) Performance Engineer
16 10 (1.80%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.57%) XML
2 63 (11.31%) .NET
3 39 (7.00%) Web Services
4 38 (6.82%) HTML
5 36 (6.46%) CSS
6 29 (5.21%) XSLT
7 22 (3.95%) jQuery
8 21 (3.77%) SOAP
9 19 (3.41%) JSON
10 17 (3.05%) ASP.NET
11 14 (2.51%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.97%) REST
12 11 (1.97%) Saxon XSLT
12 11 (1.97%) XSL
12 11 (1.97%) XML Schema
13 10 (1.80%) WCF
14 9 (1.62%) POCO
14 9 (1.62%) LINQ
14 9 (1.62%) JRuby
14 9 (1.62%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.67%) Derivative
3 15 (2.69%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.15%) Open Source
6 10 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.62%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.62%) Replication
8 8 (1.44%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.26%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.26%) STB
9 7 (1.26%) MPEG
10 6 (1.08%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.08%) User Experience
10 6 (1.08%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.08%) iSeries
11 5 (0.90%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.16%) UNIX
2 42 (7.54%) Linux
3 37 (6.64%) Windows
4 16 (2.87%) Android
5 15 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.72%) webOS
9 3 (0.54%) Solaris
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (29.80%) User Acceptance Testing
3 145 (26.03%) Test Scripting
4 92 (16.52%) Test Automation
5 90 (16.16%) Test Strategy
6 89 (15.98%) Integration Testing
7 82 (14.72%) Software Testing
8 76 (13.64%) Scrum
9 67 (12.03%) System Testing
10 63 (11.31%) Performance Testing
11 61 (10.95%) TDD
12 57 (10.23%) Manual Testing
13 53 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (9.52%) Automated Testing
14 48 (8.62%) Test Management
15 45 (8.08%) Validation
16 44 (7.90%) Unit Testing
17 42 (7.54%) BDD
18 41 (7.36%) Migration
19 38 (6.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 171 (30.70%) SQL
2 59 (10.59%) Java
3 48 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 37 (6.64%) C#
5 32 (5.75%) Python
6 22 (3.95%) VBScript
6 22 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 19 (3.41%) Ruby
8 18 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.87%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.51%) C
10 14 (2.51%) PHP
11 11 (1.97%) XQuery
12 10 (1.80%) Perl
12 10 (1.80%) C++
12 10 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.80%) Scala
13 9 (1.62%) Jython
13 9 (1.62%) ABAP
14 7 (1.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 98 (17.59%) ISEB
2 59 (10.59%) ISTQB
3 39 (7.00%) Degree
4 32 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (5.39%) Security Cleared
6 24 (4.31%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.72%) HND
8 4 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.18%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CFA
10 1 (0.18%) MCT
10 1 (0.18%) PMP
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (29.08%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) GxP
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) vSphere
2 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) Firmware
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 98 (17.59%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.72%) Puppet
3 3 (0.54%) Salt
3 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 74 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.03%) Oracle
3 59 (10.59%) HP
4 51 (9.16%) SAP
5 9 (1.62%) IBM
6 8 (1.44%) Murex
7 7 (1.26%) Informatica
8 6 (1.08%) Serena
9 5 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.90%) Sybase
9 5 (0.90%) Open Text
9 5 (0.90%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.72%) Adobe
10 4 (0.72%) Zend
11 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.54%) F5
11 3 (0.54%) Tableau
11 3 (0.54%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.54%) Telerik
11 3 (0.54%) Siebel
London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £492.19 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 450-500 Per Day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 28000-29500 Per Annum
Posted: 17 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Middlesbrough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 22 days ago