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 3 months to 22 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 154 176
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 24 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.44% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 32
Median daily rate £425 £420 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -11.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +10.00%  

Regression Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2903 2921 4710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.08% 85.81% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 2386 3712
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 14 (42.42%) Scrum
5 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (36.36%) Selenium
6 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 11 (33.33%) Java
8 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
9 9 (27.27%) Functional Testing
9 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.18%) C++
10 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
11 5 (15.15%) C#
11 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
12 4 (12.12%) MariaDB
12 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
12 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
12 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) Fintech
12 4 (12.12%) Exploratory Testing
12 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
12 4 (12.12%) Equities
12 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
12 4 (12.12%) Tomcat

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 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) Jupyter
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.06%) Bower
7 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.03%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) TestLink
8 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
1 15 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Automation Test Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio Developer
8 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Tester
9 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
9 1 (3.03%) PMO Manager
9 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
1 4 (12.12%) Spring
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) Bokeh
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Flask
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Matplotlib
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) NumPy
3 2 (6.06%) Pandas
3 2 (6.06%) React
3 2 (6.06%) scikit-learn
3 2 (6.06%) SciPy
3 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.03%) Kafka
4 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Equities
1 4 (12.12%) Fintech
2 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Contactless
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.03%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
3 14 (42.42%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 9 (27.27%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Kanban
8 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
8 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
9 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
9 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
5 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) MiFID
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) HockeyApp
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Tableau
1 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software
2 1 (3.03%) Apple
2 1 (3.03%) Guidewire
2 1 (3.03%) Informatica
2 1 (3.03%) Solace
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk
2 1 (3.03%) Talarian
2 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
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