Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 193 217
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 +12
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 57 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.83% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.95% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 42
City of London median daily rate £443 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £588 £618 £599
Central London median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.41% +5.81% +3.23%
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 6257 5765 7677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.41% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4969 4616 6106
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £664 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.73%

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 20 November 2017.

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

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Regression Testing
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 26 (45.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (45.61%) Test Automation
4 24 (42.11%) Finance
5 20 (35.09%) Java
6 19 (33.33%) Scrum
7 17 (29.82%) Banking
8 14 (24.56%) C++
8 14 (24.56%) Selenium
9 13 (22.81%) Front Office
9 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
9 13 (22.81%) WebDriver
10 12 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (21.05%) JIRA
11 11 (19.30%) Performance Testing
11 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
11 11 (19.30%) Multithreading
11 11 (19.30%) Multithreaded Programming
12 10 (17.54%) Investment Banking
13 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
13 8 (14.04%) HTML
13 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
14 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
14 7 (12.28%) Middleware
14 7 (12.28%) QA
14 7 (12.28%) Acceptance Criteria
15 6 (10.53%) MiFID
15 6 (10.53%) Spring

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 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) Jupyter
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
1 3 (5.26%) npm
2 2 (3.51%) BrowserStack
2 2 (3.51%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.75%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.75%) HBase
3 1 (1.75%) Impala
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Selenium
2 13 (22.81%) WebDriver
3 12 (21.05%) JIRA
4 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.02%) Appium
6 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.02%) Subversion
7 3 (5.26%) Bower
7 3 (5.26%) Fiddler
7 3 (5.26%) Gradle
7 3 (5.26%) Maven
8 2 (3.51%) CMake
8 2 (3.51%) JBehave
8 2 (3.51%) JMeter
8 2 (3.51%) JUnit
8 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.51%) TestNG
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Banking
3 13 (22.81%) Front Office
4 10 (17.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Analyst
3 16 (28.07%) Test Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) C++ Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Tester
7 4 (7.02%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) Middleware
3 6 (10.53%) .NET
3 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.53%) Spring
4 5 (8.77%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (8.77%) Node.js
4 5 (8.77%) React
5 4 (7.02%) CSS
5 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.02%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) Bokeh
6 3 (5.26%) Flask
6 3 (5.26%) Matplotlib
6 3 (5.26%) NumPy
6 3 (5.26%) Pandas
6 3 (5.26%) scikit-learn
6 3 (5.26%) SciPy
6 3 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (10.53%) Equities
3 5 (8.77%) Fintech
3 5 (8.77%) User Experience
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Derivative
4 4 (7.02%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.26%) AS400
5 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.26%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Test Automation
2 26 (45.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (33.33%) Scrum
4 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
5 11 (19.30%) Multithreaded Programming
5 11 (19.30%) Multithreading
5 11 (19.30%) Performance Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.28%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
8 6 (10.53%) BDD
9 5 (8.77%) Test Management
10 4 (7.02%) Kanban
10 4 (7.02%) Low Latency
10 4 (7.02%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (7.02%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) SQL
2 20 (35.09%) Java
3 14 (24.56%) C++
4 6 (10.53%) Python
5 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.02%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) Scala
7 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
1 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 6 (10.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Charles River
1 3 (5.26%) Perforce
1 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.51%) HP
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Solace
2 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
2 2 (3.51%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Sybase
3 1 (1.75%) Talarian