Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 188 195
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +30
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 51 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.91% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 39
City of London median daily rate £425 £431 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.28% -8.40% +13.94%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £313
90th Percentile £566 £581 £725
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.06% +2.97%
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 6,043 6,268 5,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.84% 89.25% 88.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,814 4,973 4,702
City of London median daily rate £510 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +6.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -6.12% -0.40%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.34 £11.70
90th Percentile £33.45 £30.90 £49.61
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018, 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 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 21 (41.18%) Finance
4 14 (27.45%) Scrum
4 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Banking
6 11 (21.57%) QA
6 11 (21.57%) System Testing
6 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
8 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.65%) BDD
9 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (15.69%) Analytics
9 8 (15.69%) Front Office
9 8 (15.69%) C
9 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (15.69%) Selenium
10 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (13.73%) JIRA
10 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
10 7 (13.73%) ETL
10 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (13.73%) C++
10 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
10 7 (13.73%) Java
10 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
10 7 (13.73%) Functional Testing
10 7 (13.73%) WebDriver

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 (3.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.96%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.76%) Big Data
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Star Schema
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) JIRA
2 7 (13.73%) WebDriver
3 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.88%) Appium
5 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.92%) Spock
6 2 (3.92%) TestComplete
6 2 (3.92%) webpack
6 2 (3.92%) Xcode
7 1 (1.96%) Applitools
7 1 (1.96%) jMock
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Front Office
4 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Legal
6 2 (3.92%) Advertising
7 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.96%) Law
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Tester
4 11 (21.57%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Applications Support
5 7 (13.73%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Systems Support
5 7 (13.73%) Systems Support Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Automation Tester
7 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Developer in Test
9 2 (3.92%) Mobile Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.92%) HTML5
3 2 (3.92%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (3.92%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.96%) D3.js
4 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.96%) Flash
4 1 (1.96%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Reinsurance
3 5 (9.80%) Fixed Income
3 5 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.84%) Derivative
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.88%) Equities
5 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.92%) Fintech
6 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.96%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.96%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Android
1 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 14 (27.45%) Scrum
3 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (21.57%) System Testing
5 9 (17.65%) BDD
6 8 (15.69%) Analytics
7 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (13.73%) ETL
7 7 (13.73%) Functional Testing
7 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 6 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (11.76%) Decision-Making
8 6 (11.76%) Inmon Methodology
8 6 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) C
3 7 (13.73%) C++
3 7 (13.73%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.92%) Groovy
8 2 (3.92%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) MiFID
3 1 (1.96%) Basel III
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.92%) FXall
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) iManage
4 1 (1.96%) Tableau