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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
London / City of London
Rank 146 137 158
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 9 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 29
Median daily rate £575 £344 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.27% -27.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £283 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £472 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 2590 2921 4181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.82% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2334 3226
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing in the City of London.

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

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 22 (51.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
3 17 (39.53%) SQL
4 15 (34.88%) QA
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.23%) Java
6 9 (20.93%) Derivative
7 8 (18.60%) Banking
7 8 (18.60%) Functional Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
8 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
8 7 (16.28%) Scala
8 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Python
8 7 (16.28%) Linux
8 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
9 6 (13.95%) C#
9 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
9 6 (13.95%) JIRA
9 6 (13.95%) Subversion
9 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (13.95%) API Testing
9 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (13.95%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 (6.98%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) FTP
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) Impala
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
2 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) Subversion
4 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.63%) Selenium
5 3 (6.98%) EasyMock
5 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Mocha
5 3 (6.98%) Mockito
5 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Bower
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.33%) Hudson
7 1 (2.33%) Protractor
7 1 (2.33%) TestLink
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Back Office
4 5 (11.63%) Financial Institution
4 5 (11.63%) Front Office
5 2 (4.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Asset Management Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Compliance Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) REST
2 4 (9.30%) SOAP
3 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Kafka
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) Flask
4 2 (4.65%) Matplotlib
4 2 (4.65%) Node.js
4 2 (4.65%) NumPy
4 2 (4.65%) Pandas
4 2 (4.65%) React
4 2 (4.65%) scikit-learn
4 2 (4.65%) SciPy
4 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Derivative
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds
3 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.30%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.98%) Grid Computing
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Reinsurance
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.33%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.33%) Fintech
6 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Functional Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.95%) API Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
6 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.63%) AOP
7 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Load Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.63%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) Python
3 7 (16.28%) Scala
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.65%) R
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
9 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) MiFID
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) SmartStream
2 4 (9.30%) Charles River
2 4 (9.30%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Adobe
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Guidewire
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau
5 1 (2.33%) Murex
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
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