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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 318 261 274
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 331 416 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.02% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 274 184
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £16.10 £29.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.45% -8.54%

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
42539 40813 35078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.79% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25477 20902
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1220 1147 1066
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -60 294 £375 - 91
London -69 138 £425 +6.25% 45
South East +4 70 £346 +9.92% 13
Hampshire +11 25 £341 +8.33% 3
City of London -8 25 £477 +33.75% 11
Berkshire +9 24 £350 +12.00% 3
Yorkshire -17 19 £280 +40.00% 8
Wales +8 18 £338 -15.62%
South Wales +7 16 £325 -18.75%
North West -6 16 £255 -7.27% 8
West Yorkshire -6 16 £260 +30.00% 8
Reading +11 15 £350 +12.00% 2
East of England -7 15 £433 +1.76% 9
Newport - 12 £338 -
Bradford - 11 £230 -
Cambridgeshire -6 10 £433 +16.89% 2
South West +18 9 £350 -18.84% 6
Cambridge +3 9 £433 +1.76% 2
East Midlands -11 9 £325 +2.03%
Scotland -14 9 £300 -20.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -15 8 £311 -7.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 7 £458 +22.00% 1
Winchester -2 7 £328 -22.94%
Tyne and Wear -2 7 £458 +22.00% 1
North East -6 7 £458 +22.00% 1
Milton Keynes +4 6 £338 +37.75%
Glasgow -4 6 £265 -33.75%
West Midlands -4 6 £275 -8.33% 1
Manchester -7 6 £255 -7.27% 5
Surrey +7 5 £313 -19.35% 6

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 220 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (28.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 179 (28.78%) Test Scripting
3 168 (27.01%) SQL
4 150 (24.12%) Finance
5 139 (22.35%) QA
6 108 (17.36%) Microsoft
7 101 (16.24%) ISEB
8 98 (15.76%) Scrum
9 93 (14.95%) Integration Testing
10 92 (14.79%) Test Automation
11 90 (14.47%) Selenium
12 88 (14.15%) Java
13 82 (13.18%) Software Testing
14 77 (12.38%) SQL Server
15 76 (12.22%) HP Quality Center
16 72 (11.58%) JIRA
17 71 (11.41%) .NET
18 68 (10.93%) System Testing
18 68 (10.93%) Test Strategy
18 68 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
19 67 (10.77%) Automated Testing
20 64 (10.29%) ISTQB
21 63 (10.13%) TDD
22 62 (9.97%) Oracle
23 61 (9.81%) UNIX
23 61 (9.81%) MS Excel
23 61 (9.81%) Banking
24 54 (8.68%) Security Cleared
24 54 (8.68%) BDD

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (2.73%) CMS
2 16 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.13%) MQSeries
5 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.80%) IIS
6 5 (0.80%) Confluence
7 4 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.48%) nginx
8 3 (0.48%) JBoss
8 3 (0.48%) Apache
8 3 (0.48%) Documentum
9 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.16%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.16%) Mule
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.59%) MS Office
3 8 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.64%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.96%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.80%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.80%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.64%) Magento
9 3 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.48%) Tridion
9 3 (0.48%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.32%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.13%) SaaS
2 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.41%) Internet
2 14 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.96%) HTTP
3 6 (0.96%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.80%) FTP
5 4 (0.64%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.64%) ATM
5 4 (0.64%) NAS
5 4 (0.64%) SAN
6 3 (0.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.32%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) DVB
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.16%) GPRS
8 1 (0.16%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (2.09%) DB2
6 12 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.13%) MySQL
10 6 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.96%) Big Data
10 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (0.80%) DbVisualizer
11 5 (0.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.80%) Star Schema
12 4 (0.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 90 (14.47%) Selenium
2 72 (11.58%) JIRA
3 43 (6.91%) Cucumber
4 34 (5.47%) Jenkins
4 34 (5.47%) WebDriver
5 32 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (4.98%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (3.70%) JMeter
8 20 (3.22%) LoadRunner
9 19 (3.05%) Subversion
9 19 (3.05%) SpecFlow
10 17 (2.73%) SoapUI
10 17 (2.73%) Git (software)
11 16 (2.57%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.45%) JUnit
12 9 (1.45%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.29%) Maven
13 8 (1.29%) Appium
14 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (1.13%) Hudson
General
1 150 (24.12%) Finance
2 61 (9.81%) Banking
3 37 (5.95%) Retail
4 28 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.09%) Front Office
5 13 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.77%) Back Office
7 10 (1.61%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.29%) Legal
9 7 (1.13%) Billing
10 6 (0.96%) Publishing
10 6 (0.96%) Games
10 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.96%) Marketing
11 5 (0.80%) French Language
11 5 (0.80%) Electronics
11 5 (0.80%) Automotive
12 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.32%) Advertising
13 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 223 (35.85%) Analyst
2 160 (25.72%) Test Analyst
3 112 (18.01%) Tester
4 59 (9.49%) Developer
5 56 (9.00%) Test Manager
6 51 (8.20%) Business Analyst
7 37 (5.95%) Test Engineer
8 28 (4.50%) Consultant
9 21 (3.38%) Test Leader
10 20 (3.22%) Automation Tester
11 19 (3.05%) Software Engineer
11 19 (3.05%) SAP Consultant
12 16 (2.57%) Software Tester
12 16 (2.57%) Automation Engineer
13 15 (2.41%) QA Engineer
14 14 (2.25%) Project Manager
15 13 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
16 11 (1.77%) Senior Tester
16 11 (1.77%) Programme Manager
16 11 (1.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.41%) .NET
2 53 (8.52%) XML
3 43 (6.91%) HTML
4 41 (6.59%) Web Services
5 31 (4.98%) CSS
6 21 (3.38%) SOAP
7 19 (3.05%) XSLT
8 17 (2.73%) ASP.NET
9 16 (2.57%) jQuery
10 15 (2.41%) JSON
11 11 (1.77%) Saxon XSLT
11 11 (1.77%) XML Schema
11 11 (1.77%) REST
12 9 (1.45%) JRuby
12 9 (1.45%) Middleware
13 8 (1.29%) J2EE
13 8 (1.29%) RESTful
14 7 (1.13%) HTML5
14 7 (1.13%) Ajax
14 7 (1.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.73%) Derivative
3 14 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.77%) NHS
6 10 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.61%) Credit Risk
6 10 (1.61%) Market Risk
6 10 (1.61%) Open Source
7 9 (1.45%) STB
8 7 (1.13%) iSeries
8 7 (1.13%) MPEG
9 6 (0.96%) Replication
9 6 (0.96%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.80%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.80%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.80%) Online Games
11 4 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.81%) UNIX
2 53 (8.52%) Windows
3 40 (6.43%) Linux
4 20 (3.22%) Android
5 19 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.96%) Solaris
8 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.64%) webOS
9 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (28.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 179 (28.78%) Test Scripting
3 98 (15.76%) Scrum
4 93 (14.95%) Integration Testing
5 92 (14.79%) Test Automation
6 82 (13.18%) Software Testing
7 68 (10.93%) Test Strategy
7 68 (10.93%) System Testing
8 67 (10.77%) Automated Testing
9 63 (10.13%) TDD
10 54 (8.68%) BDD
11 53 (8.52%) Manual Testing
12 51 (8.20%) Validation
12 51 (8.20%) Migration
13 50 (8.04%) Performance Testing
13 50 (8.04%) Unit Testing
14 48 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
15 45 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (6.91%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (27.01%) SQL
2 88 (14.15%) Java
3 45 (7.23%) C#
4 43 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.86%) T-SQL
6 22 (3.54%) Python
7 19 (3.05%) VBScript
8 17 (2.73%) VB
9 16 (2.57%) Ruby
10 15 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.25%) C
12 13 (2.09%) PHP
13 12 (1.93%) Scala
14 11 (1.77%) XQuery
15 10 (1.61%) VBA
16 9 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.45%) C++
16 9 (1.45%) Jython
17 8 (1.29%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (16.24%) ISEB
2 64 (10.29%) ISTQB
3 54 (8.68%) Security Cleared
4 47 (7.56%) Degree
5 45 (7.23%) SC Cleared
6 37 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.80%) MCITP
10 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.80%) HND
10 5 (0.80%) MCSE
10 5 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.16%) CFA
12 1 (0.16%) MBA
12 1 (0.16%) MCT
12 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (22.35%) QA
2 4 (0.64%) SLA
3 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) vSphere
3 2 (0.32%) Firmware
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 76 (12.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.64%) Puppet
2 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.48%) Salt
4 2 (0.32%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 108 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.97%) Oracle
3 49 (7.88%) HP
4 43 (6.91%) SAP
5 14 (2.25%) IBM
6 12 (1.93%) Informatica
7 11 (1.77%) Serena
8 9 (1.45%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.29%) VMware
10 6 (0.96%) Sybase
11 5 (0.80%) Teradata
12 4 (0.64%) Netezza
12 4 (0.64%) Zend
12 4 (0.64%) Greenplum
12 4 (0.64%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.64%) Cisco
12 4 (0.64%) Adobe
12 4 (0.64%) Murex
12 4 (0.64%) Citrix
12 4 (0.64%) Vertica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago