Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 203 209
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 55 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 29
City of London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £291 £323
90th Percentile £558 £614 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
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 5,993 6,191 5,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.66% 87.93% 88.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,665 4,892 4,421
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.10% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 109 57
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.78% +3.84%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.95 £13.13
90th Percentile £56.23 £33.15 £31.60
Central London median hourly rate £21.34 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +14.12% - -6.49%

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 19 July 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

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 19 July 2019. 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
London Bridge - 1 £650 -
Regression Testing
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (58.18%) QA
1 32 (58.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (52.73%) Test Automation
3 23 (41.82%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Finance
4 18 (32.73%) Test Scripting
5 17 (30.91%) SQL
6 15 (27.27%) C#
7 14 (25.45%) Manual Testing
8 13 (23.64%) Java
8 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
8 13 (23.64%) Selenium
9 12 (21.82%) Banking
9 12 (21.82%) TeamCity
9 12 (21.82%) Waterfall
9 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.00%) BDD
10 11 (20.00%) TDD
11 10 (18.18%) JIRA
11 10 (18.18%) SpecFlow
11 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
12 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
12 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
12 9 (16.36%) Fiddler
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.55%) ISTQB
13 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing

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 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Actimize
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.82%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
3 3 (5.45%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (5.45%) Star Schema
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) Power BI
5 1 (1.82%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Selenium
2 12 (21.82%) TeamCity
3 10 (18.18%) JIRA
3 10 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
4 9 (16.36%) Fiddler
4 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
4 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (7.27%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.64%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.64%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.64%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.82%) JUnit
8 1 (1.82%) MSI
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Front Office
5 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Tester
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) QA Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) QA Leader
5 6 (10.91%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Payments Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Release Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.64%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) Spring
4 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) Aurelia
5 1 (1.82%) D3.js
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.82%) Sass
5 1 (1.82%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Online Banking
2 5 (9.09%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) Equities
5 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.82%) FMCG
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Android
1 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (58.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (52.73%) Test Automation
3 23 (41.82%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Test Scripting
5 14 (25.45%) Manual Testing
6 12 (21.82%) Waterfall
7 11 (20.00%) BDD
7 11 (20.00%) TDD
8 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
8 8 (14.55%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Fintech
9 6 (10.91%) Functional Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
10 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.09%) Data Mapping
10 5 (9.09%) QA Automation
10 5 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 15 (27.27%) C#
3 13 (23.64%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) ES6
8 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
5 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (58.18%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) SEPA
3 1 (1.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Murex
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.82%) Charles River
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com