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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 307 313 330
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 412 410 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.90% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 243 220
Median daily rate £375 £348 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £318 £323
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Median hourly rate £35.75 £27.88 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.25% -20.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.33 £18.18 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.58 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.25% -20.35%

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
44547 45656 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.99% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29462 29606 26622
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1037 1202 1216
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +26 400 £385 +10.00% 99
London -15 163 £394 -4.83% 38
South East +21 77 £366 +4.64% 22
Tyne and Wear +6 43 £438 - 3
North East +2 43 £438 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 41 £438 - 3
North West +4 27 £308 -18.00% 9
Berkshire +2 25 £400 +14.28% 4
West Midlands -7 24 £309 +2.91% 5
East of England +22 21 £363 +20.83% 6
South West -2 21 £320 +3.22% 7
Hampshire -6 17 £363 +8.85% 3
Yorkshire -13 17 £385 +18.46% 5
City of London +28 16 £425 -0.11% 7
West Yorkshire +1 16 £408 +25.38% 3
Surrey -3 15 £424 +5.93% 3
Manchester -5 13 £300 -11.11% 5
Staffordshire +5 10 £309 +12.27%
Croydon -6 10 £370 -
Leeds -7 10 £458 +23.64% 3
Scotland -18 10 £271 +6.37% 1
Andover - 10 £375 -
Essex +6 8 £255 -15.00%
Hertfordshire +18 7 £525 +75.00% 3
Leatherhead +13 7 £450 +12.50%
Coventry -5 7 £370 +23.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 6 £419 +13.55% 3
West Sussex -5 6 £310 -8.82% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £300 - 3
Stafford - 6 - -

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 399 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (27.94%) Test Scripting
3 228 (27.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 204 (24.26%) SQL
5 203 (24.14%) Finance
6 199 (23.66%) QA
7 186 (22.12%) Java
8 181 (21.52%) Functional Testing
9 170 (20.21%) BDD
10 156 (18.55%) Software Testing
11 146 (17.36%) Selenium
12 143 (17.00%) Integration Testing
13 142 (16.88%) Scrum
14 141 (16.77%) Oracle
15 135 (16.05%) ISEB
16 134 (15.93%) JIRA
16 134 (15.93%) Security Cleared
17 126 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
18 121 (14.39%) Test Automation
19 120 (14.27%) ISTQB
19 120 (14.27%) Migration
20 111 (13.20%) TDD
21 108 (12.84%) System Testing
22 107 (12.72%) JavaScript
23 105 (12.49%) SDLC
24 104 (12.37%) Test Strategy
24 104 (12.37%) Performance Testing
25 100 (11.89%) Microsoft
26 97 (11.53%) Defect Management
27 94 (11.18%) Unit Testing

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 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
2 25 (2.97%) Confluence
3 20 (2.38%) IIS
4 18 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.55%) JBoss
6 13 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.95%) Apache
7 8 (0.95%) nginx
7 8 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.83%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.59%) CMS
10 5 (0.59%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.24%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 45 (5.35%) MS Office
2 42 (4.99%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.95%) Mingle
5 4 (0.48%) MS Project
6 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.24%) Simulink
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (5.95%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (5.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 28 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
3 28 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.83%) Primavera
6 7 (0.83%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.71%) Magento
7 6 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.36%) Endur
9 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.36%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.43%) Office 365
3 10 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.19%) GitHub
4 6 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.48%) Google Play
6 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.24%) SaaS
7 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.12%) IaaS
8 1 (0.12%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.85%) Internet
2 20 (2.38%) HTTP
3 9 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (1.07%) iSCSI
3 9 (1.07%) SAN
4 8 (0.95%) FCoE
5 7 (0.83%) Skype
5 7 (0.83%) VLAN
6 6 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.59%) DVB
7 5 (0.59%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.48%) WAN
9 3 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.36%) LAN
9 3 (0.36%) SSL
9 3 (0.36%) VoIP
10 2 (0.24%) ATM
10 2 (0.24%) DHCP
10 2 (0.24%) DNS
10 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
3 31 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 15 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.43%) MySQL
9 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.83%) DB2
12 7 (0.83%) MS Access
12 7 (0.83%) OLTP
13 6 (0.71%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.71%) VoltDB
14 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 146 (17.36%) Selenium
2 134 (15.93%) JIRA
3 81 (9.63%) Cucumber
4 72 (8.56%) WebDriver
5 64 (7.61%) Jenkins
6 53 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (6.06%) JMeter
8 50 (5.95%) HP UFT
8 50 (5.95%) SoapUI
9 42 (4.99%) Maven
10 38 (4.52%) JUnit
10 38 (4.52%) Visual Studio
11 37 (4.40%) Git (software)
12 34 (4.04%) SpecFlow
13 26 (3.09%) Gradle
14 25 (2.97%) Subversion
15 24 (2.85%) Ant
16 20 (2.38%) LoadRunner
17 18 (2.14%) Eclipse
18 17 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 203 (24.14%) Finance
2 81 (9.63%) Banking
3 38 (4.52%) Retail
4 33 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.62%) Front Office
6 22 (2.62%) Publishing
7 18 (2.14%) General Ledger
8 16 (1.90%) Games
9 9 (1.07%) Billing
10 8 (0.95%) Marketing
10 8 (0.95%) Military
11 6 (0.71%) Back Office
12 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Electronics
13 4 (0.48%) Legal
13 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 282 (33.53%) Analyst
2 251 (29.85%) Test Analyst
3 127 (15.10%) Tester
4 124 (14.74%) Developer
5 68 (8.09%) Test Engineer
6 54 (6.42%) Consultant
7 48 (5.71%) Test Manager
8 46 (5.47%) Automation Tester
8 46 (5.47%) Test Leader
9 42 (4.99%) Java Developer
10 34 (4.04%) Automation Test Analyst
11 32 (3.80%) QA Engineer
12 31 (3.69%) Architect
12 31 (3.69%) Software Engineer
13 29 (3.45%) Java Engineer
14 28 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
14 28 (3.33%) QA Analyst
15 25 (2.97%) QA Tester
15 25 (2.97%) Test Automation Engineer
16 24 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (10.34%) .NET
2 86 (10.23%) HTML
3 76 (9.04%) XML
4 75 (8.92%) Web Services
5 52 (6.18%) CSS
6 37 (4.40%) Node.js
7 36 (4.28%) REST
8 33 (3.92%) HTML5
9 31 (3.69%) SOAP
10 28 (3.33%) AngularJS
10 28 (3.33%) RESTful
11 27 (3.21%) Hibernate
12 25 (2.97%) Spring
13 21 (2.50%) Java EE
14 19 (2.26%) JSON
15 16 (1.90%) Ajax
15 16 (1.90%) JMS
16 14 (1.66%) J2EE
16 14 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
17 10 (1.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (2.85%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.90%) Fixed Income
6 13 (1.55%) Derivative
7 12 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.43%) User Experience
8 11 (1.31%) STB
9 10 (1.19%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.07%) Equities
11 8 (0.95%) Device Driver
11 8 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (0.83%) AS400
12 7 (0.83%) iPad
13 6 (0.71%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.71%) Data Conversion
14 5 (0.59%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.59%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 85 (10.11%) Unix
2 79 (9.39%) Linux
3 71 (8.44%) Windows
4 33 (3.92%) Android
5 17 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.78%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.31%) Solaris
9 10 (1.19%) AIX
10 9 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (27.94%) Test Scripting
3 228 (27.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 181 (21.52%) Functional Testing
5 170 (20.21%) BDD
6 156 (18.55%) Software Testing
7 143 (17.00%) Integration Testing
8 142 (16.88%) Scrum
9 126 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
10 121 (14.39%) Test Automation
11 120 (14.27%) Migration
12 111 (13.20%) TDD
13 108 (12.84%) System Testing
14 105 (12.49%) SDLC
15 104 (12.37%) Performance Testing
15 104 (12.37%) Test Strategy
16 97 (11.53%) Defect Management
17 94 (11.18%) Unit Testing
18 90 (10.70%) Automated Testing
19 78 (9.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 204 (24.26%) SQL
2 186 (22.12%) Java
3 107 (12.72%) JavaScript
4 67 (7.97%) C#
5 59 (7.02%) Python
6 32 (3.80%) C++
7 30 (3.57%) Perl
7 30 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 27 (3.21%) Ruby
9 19 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.14%) F#
10 18 (2.14%) Groovy
11 15 (1.78%) PHP
11 15 (1.78%) VBScript
12 14 (1.66%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.31%) C
14 11 (1.31%) VBA
14 11 (1.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 135 (16.05%) ISEB
2 134 (15.93%) Security Cleared
3 120 (14.27%) ISTQB
4 87 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 63 (7.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 41 (4.88%) Degree
7 25 (2.97%) DV Cleared
8 22 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.71%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.71%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CCNA
10 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ACCA
11 1 (0.12%) CSQA
11 1 (0.12%) HND
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (23.66%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.59%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.59%) WCAG
5 4 (0.48%) MiFID
6 3 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.36%) EMIR
6 3 (0.36%) GxP
7 1 (0.12%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.12%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.12%) SLA
7 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 21 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.19%) Docker
5 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.71%) KVM
6 2 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 85 (10.11%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.43%) Puppet
3 9 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.95%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.71%) Terraform
6 4 (0.48%) Control-M
7 3 (0.36%) Grafana
7 3 (0.36%) Kibana
7 3 (0.36%) logstash
7 3 (0.36%) Salt
8 2 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.12%) Cacti
9 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 141 (16.77%) Oracle
2 100 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 88 (10.46%) HP
4 39 (4.64%) SAP
5 24 (2.85%) VMware
6 23 (2.73%) IBM
7 22 (2.62%) Atlassian
8 17 (2.02%) Rally
9 12 (1.43%) Apple
10 8 (0.95%) Veritas
11 7 (0.83%) Informatica
11 7 (0.83%) Murex
12 6 (0.71%) Cognos
12 6 (0.71%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.59%) Google
13 5 (0.59%) SunGard
14 4 (0.48%) Cisco
14 4 (0.48%) Sony
15 3 (0.36%) Calypso
15 3 (0.36%) EMC
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