Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Regression Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regression Testing over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Regression Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 184 180
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 56 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.93% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.05% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 42
City of London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +23.64%
10th Percentile £311 £329 £263
90th Percentile £562 £610 £618
Central London median daily rate £475 £436 £411
% change year-on-year +8.94% +6.08% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Regression Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,976 6,302 5,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.84% 89.18% 88.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,680 5,030 4,391
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £315 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £665
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 60 50
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -11.48% -1.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.77 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.84 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.88% +7.89% -10.06%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in the City of London

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in the City of London

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in the City of London

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Test Automation
3 25 (44.64%) Scrum
3 25 (44.64%) Finance
4 23 (41.07%) SQL
5 16 (28.57%) BDD
6 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
7 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.00%) QA
7 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (23.21%) ETL
9 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (21.43%) C#
9 12 (21.43%) JIRA
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (21.43%) SDLC
10 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
10 11 (19.64%) System Testing
11 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
11 10 (17.86%) Java
11 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (17.86%) Analytics
12 9 (16.07%) Inmon Methodology
12 9 (16.07%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (16.07%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (16.07%) Big Data

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (5.36%) Confluence
1 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 2 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.79%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
1 3 (5.36%) X.509
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (16.07%) Big Data
4 9 (16.07%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) Star Schema
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.36%) Bigtable
7 3 (5.36%) Blockchain
7 3 (5.36%) Power BI
8 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 7 (12.50%) Selenium
3 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.93%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.36%) Appium
6 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.36%) MSTest
6 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.57%) NUnit
7 2 (3.57%) QUnit
7 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.57%) Spock
7 2 (3.57%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Front Office
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Tester
4 10 (17.86%) Test Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Asset Management Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) FX Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.14%) OAuth
3 4 (7.14%) REST
3 4 (7.14%) Swagger
3 4 (7.14%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.36%) JSON
4 3 (5.36%) JSON Schema
4 3 (5.36%) LDAP
4 3 (5.36%) LINQ
4 3 (5.36%) Lucene
4 3 (5.36%) OAuth2
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) WSDL
4 3 (5.36%) XML Schema
4 3 (5.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.14%) Derivative
4 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.36%) Reinsurance
6 2 (3.57%) Fintech
6 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.57%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.79%) Equities
7 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Android
1 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Test Automation
3 25 (44.64%) Scrum
4 16 (28.57%) BDD
5 13 (23.21%) ETL
6 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (21.43%) SDLC
7 11 (19.64%) System Testing
7 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
8 10 (17.86%) Analytics
8 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Decision-Making
9 9 (16.07%) Inmon Methodology
9 9 (16.07%) Kimball Methodology
9 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Asset Management
12 6 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
12 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) C#
3 10 (17.86%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) C
6 3 (5.36%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.36%) XPath
7 2 (3.57%) Groovy
7 2 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP ALM
2 3 (5.36%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.57%) FXall
3 2 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) Charles River
4 1 (1.79%) iManage
4 1 (1.79%) RedPrairie