The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
UK / England
Rank 294 313 293
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 311 336 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.69% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.83% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 189 226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +18.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £38.50 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.52 £101.60 £37.05
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34339 40363 38097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.94% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22721 26823 23995
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 995 1110
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in England

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in England

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in England

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Regression Testing in England

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 143 £460 +13.93% 37
South East +11 67 £375 +7.14% 24
South West +8 22 £313 -25.14% 6
East Midlands +4 21 £388 +55.00% 4
West Midlands +21 15 £390 +4.00% 4
Yorkshire +6 15 £393 +20.76% 8
East of England -13 15 £294 -30.88% 10
North West -13 8 £285 -10.93% 14
North East -11 1 £375 +22.95% 6
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 300 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (29.26%) QA
2 201 (29.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 181 (26.35%) Selenium
4 175 (25.47%) Test Scripting
5 168 (24.45%) SQL
6 150 (21.83%) Finance
7 144 (20.96%) Java
8 135 (19.65%) Functional Testing
9 129 (18.78%) Test Automation
10 127 (18.49%) JIRA
11 122 (17.76%) Test Strategy
12 108 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
12 108 (15.72%) Jenkins
13 106 (15.43%) Oracle
14 98 (14.26%) Integration Testing
15 95 (13.83%) System Integration Testing
16 93 (13.54%) Python
16 93 (13.54%) HP
17 91 (13.25%) Scrum
18 89 (12.95%) Automated Testing
18 89 (12.95%) Test Management
19 87 (12.66%) Software Testing
19 87 (12.66%) Linux
20 79 (11.50%) WebDriver
20 79 (11.50%) BDD
21 78 (11.35%) Cucumber
22 77 (11.21%) Performance Testing
22 77 (11.21%) Automation Testing
23 74 (10.77%) Git (software)

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 30 (4.37%) Confluence
2 14 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.75%) CMS
3 12 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.75%) nginx
4 8 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.73%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.58%) LiveCycle
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.44%) CICS
8 3 (0.44%) IIS
8 3 (0.44%) JBoss
8 3 (0.44%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.44%) Moodle
8 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 57 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.62%) MS Office
3 11 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) Mingle
6 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Simulink
7 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.06%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.58%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.44%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CS
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.18%) GitHub
2 15 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.60%) SaaS
4 6 (0.87%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.44%) Boomi
5 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.44%) Office 365
5 3 (0.44%) Route 53
5 3 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.29%) Heroku
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.78%) HTTP
1 26 (3.78%) Internet
2 18 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.47%) LTE
4 16 (2.33%) 4G
5 14 (2.04%) Wireless
6 12 (1.75%) SSL
7 9 (1.31%) LDAP
7 9 (1.31%) PuTTY
7 9 (1.31%) WinSCP
8 4 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.44%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.29%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.29%) DSL
10 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.15%) DVB
11 1 (0.15%) FTP
11 1 (0.15%) Profibus
11 1 (0.15%) RS-232
11 1 (0.15%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.95%) Oracle Database
2 33 (4.80%) Relational Database
3 27 (3.93%) SQL Server
4 25 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.04%) MySQL
9 12 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.46%) Big Data
11 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.46%) Redis
12 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.16%) MarkLogic
13 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 181 (26.35%) Selenium
2 127 (18.49%) JIRA
3 108 (15.72%) Jenkins
4 79 (11.50%) WebDriver
5 78 (11.35%) Cucumber
6 74 (10.77%) Git (software)
7 61 (8.88%) HP UFT
8 51 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (7.13%) TeamCity
10 42 (6.11%) SoapUI
11 40 (5.82%) SpecFlow
12 39 (5.68%) JUnit
13 35 (5.09%) Subversion
14 33 (4.80%) Eclipse
15 29 (4.22%) JBehave
16 24 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (3.06%) Maven
18 20 (2.91%) Appium
19 19 (2.77%) Oracle APEX
19 19 (2.77%) TestNG
General
1 150 (21.83%) Finance
2 59 (8.59%) Banking
3 25 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.35%) Publishing
5 17 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.33%) Back Office
6 16 (2.33%) Military
7 15 (2.18%) Front Office
7 15 (2.18%) Retail
8 12 (1.75%) Electronics
8 12 (1.75%) Games
8 12 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.60%) Marketing
10 10 (1.46%) Advertising
10 10 (1.46%) Legal
11 8 (1.16%) Billing
11 8 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (31.15%) Analyst
2 168 (24.45%) Test Analyst
3 132 (19.21%) Tester
4 115 (16.74%) Developer
5 62 (9.02%) Automation Tester
6 45 (6.55%) Test Manager
7 38 (5.53%) QA Engineer
8 34 (4.95%) Automation Test Analyst
9 27 (3.93%) Test Engineer
10 22 (3.20%) QA Analyst
11 21 (3.06%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.06%) Test Leader
12 20 (2.91%) Consultant
12 20 (2.91%) QA Tester
13 19 (2.77%) Business Analyst
13 19 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (2.62%) Automation Engineer
14 18 (2.62%) QA Automation Engineer
15 17 (2.47%) Agile Test Analyst
15 17 (2.47%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (10.63%) XML
2 49 (7.13%) Web Services
3 45 (6.55%) .NET
4 40 (5.82%) HTML
5 32 (4.66%) JSON
6 31 (4.51%) RESTful
7 30 (4.37%) Gherkin
8 28 (4.08%) SOAP
9 22 (3.20%) CSS
9 22 (3.20%) REST
10 21 (3.06%) Spring
11 19 (2.77%) Middleware
12 16 (2.33%) Hibernate
13 14 (2.04%) XSLT
14 13 (1.89%) Flask
15 12 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
15 12 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
15 12 (1.75%) Node.js
16 11 (1.60%) HTML5
17 10 (1.46%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.77%) Derivative
4 16 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.89%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.46%) User Experience
9 8 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.02%) NHS
11 6 (0.87%) Grid Computing
11 6 (0.87%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.87%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.73%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.73%) iPad
12 5 (0.73%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.73%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.58%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 87 (12.66%) Linux
2 60 (8.73%) Unix
2 60 (8.73%) Windows
3 30 (4.37%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.33%) Android
7 10 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.58%) Solaris
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (29.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 175 (25.47%) Test Scripting
4 135 (19.65%) Functional Testing
5 129 (18.78%) Test Automation
6 122 (17.76%) Test Strategy
7 108 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (14.26%) Integration Testing
9 95 (13.83%) System Integration Testing
10 91 (13.25%) Scrum
11 89 (12.95%) Automated Testing
11 89 (12.95%) Test Management
12 87 (12.66%) Software Testing
13 79 (11.50%) BDD
14 77 (11.21%) Automation Testing
14 77 (11.21%) Performance Testing
15 71 (10.33%) Manual Testing
15 71 (10.33%) Non-Functional Testing
15 71 (10.33%) TDD
16 70 (10.19%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (24.45%) SQL
2 144 (20.96%) Java
3 93 (13.54%) Python
4 73 (10.63%) C#
5 50 (7.28%) JavaScript
6 38 (5.53%) Shell Script
7 34 (4.95%) C
8 29 (4.22%) PHP
9 25 (3.64%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.49%) F#
11 23 (3.35%) C++
12 20 (2.91%) Ruby
13 19 (2.77%) VBScript
14 18 (2.62%) Perl
15 15 (2.18%) Embedded C
16 14 (2.04%) Scala
17 8 (1.16%) XQuery
18 7 (1.02%) PowerShell
19 5 (0.73%) Bash Shell
19 5 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (8.59%) Degree
2 58 (8.44%) ISTQB
3 56 (8.15%) Security Cleared
4 46 (6.70%) ISEB
4 46 (6.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.06%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.58%) HND
9 2 (0.29%) CCAB
9 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.15%) CIMA
10 1 (0.15%) CISM
10 1 (0.15%) CRISC
10 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (29.26%) QA
2 17 (2.47%) SDET
3 9 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.58%) HL7
5 2 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.29%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) GxP
6 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.16%) vSphere
4 7 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.44%) Docker
5 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.29%) Firmware
6 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (8.15%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.04%) Puppet
3 12 (1.75%) Kibana
3 12 (1.75%) logstash
3 12 (1.75%) Salt
4 9 (1.31%) Grafana
5 8 (1.16%) vRealize
6 5 (0.73%) HockeyApp
7 3 (0.44%) Ansible
7 3 (0.44%) collectd
7 3 (0.44%) StatsD
7 3 (0.44%) Terraform
7 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 2 (0.29%) Ambari
8 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.29%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.15%) SCCM
9 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (15.43%) Oracle
2 93 (13.54%) HP
3 74 (10.77%) Microsoft
4 29 (4.22%) SAP
5 23 (3.35%) Atlassian
5 23 (3.35%) VMware
6 20 (2.91%) IBM
7 19 (2.77%) Zend
8 15 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.04%) Guidewire
10 12 (1.75%) Charles River
10 12 (1.75%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.46%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.16%) Apple
12 8 (1.16%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.16%) SmartStream
13 7 (1.02%) Adobe
13 7 (1.02%) Citrix
14 6 (0.87%) Dell
14 6 (0.87%) Informatica
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