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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 331 335 251
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -84
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 341 303 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.55% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.73% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 194 232
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 £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £486 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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
44371 41642 38262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.77% 76.16% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28775 25771 23176
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1188 1113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 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
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 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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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 -3 305 £350 -6.66% 102
London +30 161 £415 +1.21% 32
South East -9 62 £350 +23.89% 24
City of London -2 34 £425 +9.67% 9
Hampshire +6 22 £333 -1.33% 6
Scotland +13 21 £250 -23.07% 3
East of England -3 19 £300 -19.73% 5
North West -5 19 £338 +5.46% 13
Berkshire +9 16 £350 +16.66% 7
South West +4 16 £310 +4.20% 8
Yorkshire -19 16 £325 +6.99% 11
Glasgow +20 13 £250 -33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -15 12 £380 +2.01% 9
Leeds -20 12 £390 +4.69% 7
Bristol +7 11 £310 +5.08% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £270 +28.57%
Wales +2 9 £293 -26.87%
Surrey +1 9 £400 +64.94% 3
Lancashire +18 8 £314 - 2
Milton Keynes +5 8 £230 -19.29%
Basingstoke -4 6 £365 -
Leatherhead - 6 £400 -
Suffolk - 6 £450 - 1
Winchester -9 5 £313 +4.16% 1
Manchester -9 5 £319 - 8
Hertfordshire -11 5 £300 - 1
Blackpool - 5 £290 -
Watford -4 4 £300 -
Reading -5 4 £350 +16.66% 3
Edinburgh -5 4 £266 -11.25% 2

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 234 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (32.08%) Test Scripting
3 186 (27.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 181 (27.14%) SQL
5 160 (23.99%) QA
6 143 (21.44%) Finance
7 123 (18.44%) ISEB
8 121 (18.14%) Microsoft
9 120 (17.99%) Java
10 118 (17.69%) Selenium
11 105 (15.74%) Scrum
12 100 (14.99%) Integration Testing
13 95 (14.24%) Software Testing
14 94 (14.09%) Automated Testing
15 93 (13.94%) SQL Server
16 92 (13.79%) JIRA
17 90 (13.49%) Test Automation
18 86 (12.89%) Oracle
19 85 (12.74%) HP Quality Center
20 84 (12.59%) ISTQB
21 82 (12.29%) UNIX
21 82 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
22 81 (12.14%) Banking
23 80 (11.99%) Performance Testing
24 78 (11.69%) .NET
25 76 (11.39%) HP
26 73 (10.94%) System Testing
27 70 (10.49%) Windows
27 70 (10.49%) Degree
28 66 (9.90%) Linux

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 27 (4.05%) CMS
2 18 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.65%) MQSeries
5 10 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (1.50%) IIS
6 9 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.05%) Confluence
8 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.75%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.75%) Documentum
9 5 (0.75%) Node.js
9 5 (0.75%) Apache
10 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.45%) JBoss
11 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 62 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.75%) MS Office
3 11 (1.65%) MS Project
4 7 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.75%) Magento
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.45%) Tridion
6 3 (0.45%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.45%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.30%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.30%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.30%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.20%) SaaS
2 5 (0.75%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.60%) PaaS
3 4 (0.60%) IaaS
4 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.30%) GitHub
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.25%) Internet
2 9 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.75%) HTTP
3 5 (0.75%) SAN
4 4 (0.60%) Firewall
4 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.60%) NAS
5 3 (0.45%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.45%) LDAP
6 2 (0.30%) ATM
6 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.15%) DVB
7 1 (0.15%) RTSP
7 1 (0.15%) IPv4
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.55%) DB2
5 16 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.10%) MySQL
6 14 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.50%) DbVisualizer
9 9 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.20%) Big Data
11 7 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.90%) Star Schema
12 6 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 118 (17.69%) Selenium
2 92 (13.79%) JIRA
3 66 (9.90%) Cucumber
4 42 (6.30%) WebDriver
4 42 (6.30%) HP UFT
5 39 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (4.80%) LoadRunner
7 30 (4.50%) JMeter
7 30 (4.50%) SoapUI
8 29 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 27 (4.05%) Git (software)
10 25 (3.75%) Visual Studio
11 24 (3.60%) Subversion
12 22 (3.30%) SpecFlow
13 15 (2.25%) JUnit
14 11 (1.65%) Facilita Forecast
15 7 (1.05%) Maven
15 7 (1.05%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (0.90%) LoadUI
General
1 143 (21.44%) Finance
2 81 (12.14%) Banking
3 47 (7.05%) Retail
4 35 (5.25%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.85%) Front Office
6 16 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.25%) Back Office
8 13 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.35%) Billing
10 7 (1.05%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.90%) French Language
11 6 (0.90%) Games
12 5 (0.75%) Automotive
12 5 (0.75%) Marketing
13 3 (0.45%) Law
14 2 (0.30%) Legal
15 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 258 (38.68%) Analyst
2 202 (30.28%) Test Analyst
3 140 (20.99%) Tester
4 59 (8.85%) Test Manager
5 51 (7.65%) Developer
6 46 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 41 (6.15%) Business Analyst
8 23 (3.45%) Automation Tester
9 20 (3.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 20 (3.00%) Consultant
10 19 (2.85%) QA Engineer
11 18 (2.70%) Software Tester
11 18 (2.70%) Test Leader
12 15 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (2.25%) Project Manager
12 15 (2.25%) QA Analyst
13 14 (2.10%) Automation Engineer
14 13 (1.95%) Junior
14 13 (1.95%) Software Engineer
14 13 (1.95%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.69%) .NET
2 50 (7.50%) HTML
3 45 (6.75%) XML
4 37 (5.55%) Web Services
5 24 (3.60%) SOAP
5 24 (3.60%) CSS
6 16 (2.40%) J2EE
7 15 (2.25%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.95%) Middleware
9 12 (1.80%) REST
9 12 (1.80%) HTML5
10 11 (1.65%) JSON
11 10 (1.50%) Flash
12 9 (1.35%) Gherkin
13 8 (1.20%) jQuery
13 8 (1.20%) RESTful
13 8 (1.20%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
14 7 (1.05%) WCF
14 7 (1.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.40%) NHS
5 14 (2.10%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.80%) W3C
6 12 (1.80%) Credit Risk
7 11 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.50%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.50%) Derivative
8 10 (1.50%) STB
8 10 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
9 9 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.05%) MPEG
11 6 (0.90%) EFT
11 6 (0.90%) Replication
11 6 (0.90%) IPTV
11 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.29%) UNIX
2 70 (10.49%) Windows
3 66 (9.90%) Linux
4 22 (3.30%) Android
5 21 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.20%) Solaris
8 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.45%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.15%) webOS
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (32.08%) Test Scripting
3 186 (27.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 105 (15.74%) Scrum
5 100 (14.99%) Integration Testing
6 95 (14.24%) Software Testing
7 94 (14.09%) Automated Testing
8 90 (13.49%) Test Automation
9 80 (11.99%) Performance Testing
10 73 (10.94%) System Testing
11 66 (9.90%) Test Strategy
12 56 (8.40%) System Integration Testing
13 55 (8.25%) SDLC
14 54 (8.10%) BDD
15 51 (7.65%) Manual Testing
15 51 (7.65%) Test Management
15 51 (7.65%) Migration
16 48 (7.20%) TDD
17 47 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (6.60%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (27.14%) SQL
2 120 (17.99%) Java
3 45 (6.75%) C#
4 44 (6.60%) JavaScript
5 34 (5.10%) VB
6 25 (3.75%) Python
7 22 (3.30%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.15%) Perl
9 20 (3.00%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.85%) C++
11 18 (2.70%) VBScript
11 18 (2.70%) C
12 17 (2.55%) PHP
13 16 (2.40%) Ruby
14 11 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.20%) VBA
15 8 (1.20%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.90%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 123 (18.44%) ISEB
2 84 (12.59%) ISTQB
3 70 (10.49%) Degree
4 62 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 52 (7.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 48 (7.20%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.80%) ISEB Practitioner
8 9 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.75%) MCSE
11 5 (0.75%) MCITP
12 4 (0.60%) HND
13 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.15%) CCNA
13 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.15%) PMP
13 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.15%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (23.99%) QA
2 7 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.60%) GMP
3 4 (0.60%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) GxP
4 3 (0.45%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 85 (12.74%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.20%) DatAdvantage
3 7 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.75%) Puppet
5 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.45%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.45%) SCCM
6 2 (0.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 121 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 86 (12.89%) Oracle
3 76 (11.39%) HP
4 31 (4.65%) SAP
5 20 (3.00%) IBM
6 12 (1.80%) Sybase
6 12 (1.80%) VMware
7 11 (1.65%) Adobe
8 8 (1.20%) Varonis
9 7 (1.05%) Vertica
9 7 (1.05%) Teradata
9 7 (1.05%) Greenplum
9 7 (1.05%) Netezza
9 7 (1.05%) EMC
9 7 (1.05%) OpenText
9 7 (1.05%) Informatica
10 6 (0.90%) Cisco
11 5 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.75%) Dell
11 5 (0.75%) Serena
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