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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 307 375 253
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -122
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 383 258 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.46% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.60% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 158 283
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £475 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.13 £39.50 £30.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.32% +27.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £37.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.23 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £39.50 £30.88
% change year-on-year
-31.32% +27.93%

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
45639 42994 39933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.05% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29767 26678 24521
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1242 1170 1122
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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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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 +58 350 £350 -0.84% 91
London +51 175 £425 +6.25% 23
South East +10 69 £350 +25.00% 26
Yorkshire -3 32 £350 +11.11% 4
Hampshire +10 29 £350 +16.66% 5
City of London +21 27 £413 +6.45% 8
East of England +12 27 £310 -13.88% 11
West Yorkshire -1 27 £350 +11.11% 2
Scotland -1 18 £288 -4.00% 5
South West -1 15 £300 - 5
North West -20 15 £388 +21.09% 15
Leeds -24 14 £294 -6.74% 2
Berkshire +8 13 £350 +27.27% 6
Bradford - 12 £350 -
Surrey +4 11 £363 +49.48% 4
Buckinghamshire -15 11 £238 +12.42% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £370 -4.51% 3
Cambridge -2 8 £370 -4.51% 3
Milton Keynes -3 8 £230 -18.58% 1
Winchester -15 8 £326 +8.66% 1
Glasgow +16 7 £250 -21.25% 4
Bristol +4 7 £310 +5.08% 1
Edinburgh -9 7 £350 +7.69% 1
West Midlands +6 6 £300 +9.09% 3
Hertfordshire +2 6 £300 - 4
Manchester -15 6 £400 +25.00% 8
Basingstoke +4 5 £365 -
Lancashire -10 5 £290 - 3
Tyne and Wear -36 5 £325 -18.75%
North East -38 5 £325 -18.75%

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 262 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (30.91%) Test Scripting
3 212 (29.65%) SQL
4 182 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 157 (21.96%) QA
6 154 (21.54%) Java
7 148 (20.70%) Finance
8 144 (20.14%) Microsoft
9 141 (19.72%) Selenium
10 122 (17.06%) ISEB
11 117 (16.36%) SQL Server
12 113 (15.80%) Test Automation
13 109 (15.24%) Integration Testing
14 106 (14.83%) Scrum
15 103 (14.41%) Software Testing
16 101 (14.13%) .NET
17 98 (13.71%) JIRA
18 95 (13.29%) Automated Testing
18 95 (13.29%) Oracle
19 91 (12.73%) Performance Testing
20 88 (12.31%) System Testing
21 87 (12.17%) ISTQB
22 84 (11.75%) HP
22 84 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
23 82 (11.47%) HP Quality Center
24 81 (11.33%) Banking
25 76 (10.63%) Degree
26 75 (10.49%) UNIX
27 74 (10.35%) Linux
28 72 (10.07%) Cucumber

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (3.22%) WebSphere
2 22 (3.08%) CMS
3 16 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.82%) MQSeries
5 10 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.40%) IIS
6 8 (1.12%) Confluence
7 6 (0.84%) Node.js
7 6 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.70%) JBoss
9 4 (0.56%) Apache
9 4 (0.56%) Documentum
9 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.28%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 59 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.36%) MS Office
3 7 (0.98%) MS Project
3 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.56%) Magento
3 4 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.56%) SAP PS
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.56%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.42%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.42%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.42%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.28%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) SaaS
2 6 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.56%) PaaS
3 4 (0.56%) IaaS
4 3 (0.42%) GitHub
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.24%) Internet
2 8 (1.12%) HTTP
3 6 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.56%) Firewall
4 4 (0.56%) FTP
5 3 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.42%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.42%) LDAP
6 2 (0.28%) ATM
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) SNMP
7 1 (0.14%) GSM
7 1 (0.14%) WAN
7 1 (0.14%) DHCP
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) IPv4
7 1 (0.14%) SAN
7 1 (0.14%) DMZ
7 1 (0.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.80%) DB2
5 18 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 17 (2.38%) MySQL
7 14 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.82%) DbVisualizer
9 12 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 10 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.12%) Big Data
12 8 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.84%) Star Schema
14 4 (0.56%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 141 (19.72%) Selenium
2 98 (13.71%) JIRA
3 72 (10.07%) Cucumber
4 69 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (7.41%) HP UFT
6 47 (6.57%) WebDriver
7 44 (6.15%) Jenkins
8 38 (5.31%) SoapUI
8 38 (5.31%) JMeter
8 38 (5.31%) Visual Studio
8 38 (5.31%) Git (software)
9 36 (5.03%) LoadRunner
10 26 (3.64%) SpecFlow
11 21 (2.94%) Subversion
12 16 (2.24%) JUnit
13 13 (1.82%) Appium
14 12 (1.68%) Maven
15 11 (1.54%) Facilita Forecast
15 11 (1.54%) Hudson
16 10 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 148 (20.70%) Finance
2 81 (11.33%) Banking
3 52 (7.27%) Retail
4 39 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.52%) Front Office
7 15 (2.10%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.40%) Back Office
10 8 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.98%) Legal
11 7 (0.98%) Billing
12 6 (0.84%) Games
13 4 (0.56%) Marketing
14 3 (0.42%) French Language
14 3 (0.42%) Automotive
14 3 (0.42%) Law
15 2 (0.28%) Military
15 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 274 (38.32%) Analyst
2 226 (31.61%) Test Analyst
3 156 (21.82%) Tester
4 73 (10.21%) Developer
5 58 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 53 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 32 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 27 (3.78%) Automation Tester
9 26 (3.64%) Consultant
10 22 (3.08%) QA Engineer
11 20 (2.80%) Agile Test Analyst
12 17 (2.38%) QA Analyst
12 17 (2.38%) Project Manager
12 17 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.24%) Software Tester
14 15 (2.10%) Senior Test Analyst
15 14 (1.96%) Automation Engineer
16 13 (1.82%) Junior
16 13 (1.82%) Business Developer
17 12 (1.68%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (14.13%) .NET
2 69 (9.65%) HTML
3 57 (7.97%) XML
4 44 (6.15%) Web Services
5 38 (5.31%) CSS
6 32 (4.48%) SOAP
7 30 (4.20%) ASP.NET
8 19 (2.66%) J2EE
9 17 (2.38%) jQuery
9 17 (2.38%) REST
10 16 (2.24%) HTML5
10 16 (2.24%) WCF
11 13 (1.82%) JSON
11 13 (1.82%) RESTful
11 13 (1.82%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.82%) Flash
11 13 (1.82%) Middleware
12 12 (1.68%) WinForms
12 12 (1.68%) CSS3
12 12 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.75%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.24%) Credit Risk
5 14 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.68%) Derivative
6 12 (1.68%) W3C
7 11 (1.54%) NHS
7 11 (1.54%) STB
8 10 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
9 9 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.26%) Smart Meter
9 9 (1.26%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.26%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.12%) MPEG
10 8 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.12%) User Experience
11 7 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 75 (10.49%) UNIX
2 74 (10.35%) Linux
3 64 (8.95%) Windows
4 25 (3.50%) Android
5 24 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.68%) Solaris
7 11 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.42%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.14%) webOS
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (30.91%) Test Scripting
3 182 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 113 (15.80%) Test Automation
5 109 (15.24%) Integration Testing
6 106 (14.83%) Scrum
7 103 (14.41%) Software Testing
8 95 (13.29%) Automated Testing
9 91 (12.73%) Performance Testing
10 88 (12.31%) System Testing
11 64 (8.95%) Unit Testing
12 62 (8.67%) Test Strategy
13 60 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (8.25%) BDD
15 57 (7.97%) TDD
15 57 (7.97%) SDLC
16 52 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
16 52 (7.27%) Manual Testing
17 49 (6.85%) Automation Testing
18 47 (6.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (29.65%) SQL
2 154 (21.54%) Java
3 71 (9.93%) JavaScript
4 68 (9.51%) C#
5 37 (5.17%) VB
6 35 (4.90%) T-SQL
7 29 (4.06%) Python
8 26 (3.64%) C++
9 25 (3.50%) VBScript
10 23 (3.22%) Perl
10 23 (3.22%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.80%) PHP
12 14 (1.96%) C
13 13 (1.82%) Ruby
14 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.54%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.84%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.56%) VBA
18 3 (0.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 122 (17.06%) ISEB
2 87 (12.17%) ISTQB
3 76 (10.63%) Degree
4 65 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 55 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 52 (7.27%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.56%) HP AIS
10 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.14%) MCITP
12 1 (0.14%) MCSE
12 1 (0.14%) CCNP
12 1 (0.14%) CCNA
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.14%) PMP
12 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (21.96%) QA
2 7 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.56%) GMP
4 3 (0.42%) GxP
4 3 (0.42%) FATCA
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) Basel III
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 82 (11.47%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.26%) DatAdvantage
3 7 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.70%) Puppet
5 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.42%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.42%) SCCM
6 2 (0.28%) Netcool
6 2 (0.28%) nmon
Vendors
1 144 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 95 (13.29%) Oracle
3 84 (11.75%) HP
4 36 (5.03%) SAP
5 22 (3.08%) IBM
6 20 (2.80%) Sybase
7 11 (1.54%) Adobe
7 11 (1.54%) VMware
8 9 (1.26%) Varonis
9 8 (1.12%) EMC
10 7 (0.98%) OpenText
10 7 (0.98%) Vertica
10 7 (0.98%) Teradata
10 7 (0.98%) Netezza
10 7 (0.98%) Greenplum
11 6 (0.84%) Endeca
11 6 (0.84%) Google
11 6 (0.84%) Dell
12 5 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.70%) Coremetrics
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