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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 321 354 278
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -76
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 385 329 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.74% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 208 270
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £29.70 £20.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £34.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -

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
45575 44729 42342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.84% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30101 27892 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1297 1209
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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 +53 364 £375 - 91
London -19 137 £400 -11.11% 25
South East -13 69 £350 +2.18% 18
Yorkshire +21 38 £493 +75.89% 14
North West +9 33 £313 +22.54% 5
West Yorkshire +12 31 £500 +92.30% 8
Leeds +28 29 £505 - 5
North East -11 25 £325 -28.96% 1
Tyne and Wear -15 24 £325 -28.96%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 21 £324 -29.23%
City of London +38 20 £350 -26.77% 11
South West +16 18 £463 +32.14% 5
West Midlands 0 17 £381 +38.63% 11
Manchester +5 16 £350 +37.25% 2
East Midlands +11 14 £588 +80.63% 5
East of England +9 14 £475 +9.82% 7
Kent -17 13 £210 -35.38%
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £369 +18.47% 5
West Sussex -2 11 £425 -
Wales -2 11 £325 -3.70% 3
Derbyshire +11 10 £700 - 2
Cheshire +3 10 £320 -23.80%
Surrey -4 10 £370 +18.40% 2
Berkshire -12 10 £418 +19.28% 2
Milton Keynes +8 9 £388 +14.81% 1
South Wales -14 9 £325 - 2
Scotland -22 8 £450 +69.81% 6
Warrington - 8 £320 -
Newport +13 6 £325 -3.70%
Devon +9 6 - -

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 320 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (29.64%) Test Scripting
3 193 (27.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 186 (26.76%) SQL
5 174 (25.04%) Finance
6 165 (23.74%) QA
7 158 (22.73%) Java
8 121 (17.41%) Functional Testing
9 120 (17.27%) Software Testing
10 119 (17.12%) Integration Testing
11 113 (16.26%) Selenium
11 113 (16.26%) ISEB
12 107 (15.40%) Scrum
12 107 (15.40%) ISTQB
12 107 (15.40%) BDD
13 104 (14.96%) SDLC
14 103 (14.82%) JIRA
15 102 (14.68%) JavaScript
16 99 (14.24%) Test Automation
17 95 (13.67%) Test Strategy
17 95 (13.67%) Banking
18 87 (12.52%) Defect Management
19 86 (12.37%) System Testing
20 85 (12.23%) Security Cleared
21 82 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
22 81 (11.65%) System Integration Testing
23 80 (11.51%) Automated Testing
24 79 (11.37%) Oracle
25 78 (11.22%) HP Quality Center
26 76 (10.94%) HTML

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (2.59%) Node.js
1 18 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.30%) Confluence
3 12 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.58%) IIS
4 11 (1.58%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.01%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.43%) JBoss
8 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.29%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.14%) Documentum
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 36 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.31%) MS Office
3 7 (1.01%) MS Project
4 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Mingle
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.15%) Endur
4 7 (1.01%) Magento
4 7 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.72%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.58%) Primavera
8 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.43%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
10 1 (0.14%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.58%) GitHub
2 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.45%) HTTP
2 12 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.29%) Internet
4 7 (1.01%) Skype
5 6 (0.86%) ATM
6 4 (0.58%) DVB
6 4 (0.58%) FTP
7 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.43%) VPN
7 3 (0.43%) WAN
8 2 (0.29%) VLAN
9 1 (0.14%) CTI
9 1 (0.14%) DMZ
9 1 (0.14%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) H.323
9 1 (0.14%) SSL
9 1 (0.14%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.01%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.01%) GIS
7 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.86%) MS Access
8 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.72%) MySQL
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (0.72%) SAP HANA
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.58%) DB2
10 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 113 (16.26%) Selenium
2 103 (14.82%) JIRA
3 71 (10.22%) Cucumber
4 54 (7.77%) WebDriver
5 51 (7.34%) HP UFT
6 39 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (4.75%) Jenkins
8 28 (4.03%) JMeter
8 28 (4.03%) JUnit
9 27 (3.88%) SoapUI
10 26 (3.74%) Visual Studio
11 20 (2.88%) SpecFlow
12 17 (2.45%) Git (software)
12 17 (2.45%) Maven
13 15 (2.16%) Gradle
14 12 (1.73%) LoadRunner
14 12 (1.73%) Rational DOORS
14 12 (1.73%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.44%) Ant
15 10 (1.44%) Zephyr
General
1 174 (25.04%) Finance
2 95 (13.67%) Banking
3 39 (5.61%) Investment Banking
4 36 (5.18%) Retail
5 30 (4.32%) Front Office
6 18 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.58%) Games
9 9 (1.29%) Law
10 8 (1.15%) Military
11 7 (1.01%) Billing
11 7 (1.01%) Legal
12 6 (0.86%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.86%) Electronics
12 6 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.72%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.72%) Marketing
13 5 (0.72%) Publishing
14 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 245 (35.25%) Analyst
2 219 (31.51%) Test Analyst
3 108 (15.54%) Developer
4 104 (14.96%) Tester
5 61 (8.78%) Test Engineer
6 46 (6.62%) Java Developer
7 44 (6.33%) Test Manager
8 39 (5.61%) QA Engineer
9 30 (4.32%) Test Leader
10 28 (4.03%) QA Tester
11 27 (3.88%) Automation Tester
12 26 (3.74%) Automation Test Analyst
13 21 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (2.88%) Consultant
15 19 (2.73%) Integration Engineer
15 19 (2.73%) Java Engineer
16 18 (2.59%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 18 (2.59%) UAT Analyst
17 17 (2.45%) Software Engineer
17 17 (2.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.94%) HTML
2 65 (9.35%) .NET
3 52 (7.48%) XML
4 50 (7.19%) Web Services
5 38 (5.47%) AngularJS
6 26 (3.74%) HTML5
6 26 (3.74%) RESTful
7 25 (3.60%) Spring
8 24 (3.45%) REST
9 23 (3.31%) CSS
9 23 (3.31%) SOAP
10 20 (2.88%) Hibernate
10 20 (2.88%) Middleware
11 12 (1.73%) CSS3
12 11 (1.58%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.58%) Ajax
12 11 (1.58%) Gherkin
12 11 (1.58%) jQuery
13 10 (1.44%) J2EE
13 10 (1.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (3.45%) Equities
5 18 (2.59%) User Experience
6 17 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.30%) Derivative
8 12 (1.73%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.44%) AS400
11 8 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.15%) STB
12 6 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.72%) Data Conversion
13 5 (0.72%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.72%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.21%) Unix
2 49 (7.05%) Windows
3 45 (6.47%) Linux
4 34 (4.89%) Android
5 25 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.17%) Windows Server
7 17 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.43%) CentOS
12 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.43%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (29.64%) Test Scripting
3 193 (27.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 121 (17.41%) Functional Testing
5 120 (17.27%) Software Testing
6 119 (17.12%) Integration Testing
7 107 (15.40%) BDD
7 107 (15.40%) Scrum
8 104 (14.96%) SDLC
9 99 (14.24%) Test Automation
10 95 (13.67%) Test Strategy
11 87 (12.52%) Defect Management
12 86 (12.37%) System Testing
13 82 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (11.65%) System Integration Testing
15 80 (11.51%) Automated Testing
16 67 (9.64%) TDD
17 64 (9.21%) Performance Testing
18 59 (8.49%) Test Management
19 53 (7.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 186 (26.76%) SQL
2 158 (22.73%) Java
3 102 (14.68%) JavaScript
4 60 (8.63%) C#
5 22 (3.17%) Python
6 21 (3.02%) VBScript
7 16 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.16%) Ruby
8 15 (2.16%) VB
9 14 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.73%) C
11 12 (1.73%) C++
11 12 (1.73%) Groovy
11 12 (1.73%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.73%) VBA
12 9 (1.29%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.15%) PHP
14 7 (1.01%) F#
14 7 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 113 (16.26%) ISEB
2 107 (15.40%) ISTQB
3 85 (12.23%) Security Cleared
4 66 (9.50%) SC Cleared
5 61 (8.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 38 (5.47%) Degree
7 14 (2.01%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.58%) HND
11 4 (0.58%) MCSE
11 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.29%) CCNA
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.14%) CCA
13 1 (0.14%) IIBA
13 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (23.74%) QA
2 7 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (1.01%) WCAG
3 6 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.58%) MiFID
5 4 (0.58%) SLA
6 3 (0.43%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.43%) EMIR
6 3 (0.43%) UCITS
7 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.14%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.01%) NFS
2 7 (1.01%) Samba
3 6 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.43%) Docker
5 2 (0.29%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 78 (11.22%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.15%) DatAdvantage
3 7 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.58%) Puppet
5 3 (0.43%) SELinux
6 1 (0.14%) Cacti
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
6 1 (0.14%) Foglight
6 1 (0.14%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) nmon
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (11.37%) Oracle
2 70 (10.07%) HP
3 67 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 37 (5.32%) SAP
5 19 (2.73%) Murex
6 11 (1.58%) EMC
7 10 (1.44%) VMware
8 9 (1.29%) Rally
8 9 (1.29%) Telerik
9 8 (1.15%) Dell
9 8 (1.15%) OpenLink
9 8 (1.15%) Varonis
10 7 (1.01%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.01%) IBM
11 6 (0.86%) Google
11 6 (0.86%) Pega
12 5 (0.72%) Cognos
12 5 (0.72%) Siebel
12 5 (0.72%) webMethods
13 4 (0.58%) Red Hat
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £33,899 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Rate: From £100 to £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Darlington
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + some expenses
Posted: 24 days ago