Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 294 272
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22 +71
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 356 361 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.93% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 230 256
London median daily rate £490 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £279 £255 £252
90th Percentile £665 £600 £591
England median daily rate £400 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.76% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.33% - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +1.25% +1.60% +7.13%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in London

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in London

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in London

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in London

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Central London +10 77 £425 +0.41% 16
West London -31 16 £284 -24.40% 1
South London -37 8 £331 -11.67%
East London -10 7 £433 +8.13%
North London -6 3 £250 -23.08%
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 181 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (48.60%) Test Automation
3 130 (36.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 112 (31.46%) SQL
5 110 (30.90%) Java
6 81 (22.75%) Banking
7 79 (22.19%) Linux
8 77 (21.63%) Finance
9 76 (21.35%) JIRA
9 76 (21.35%) QA
10 74 (20.79%) Performance Testing
11 69 (19.38%) Functional Testing
12 67 (18.82%) Test Scripting
13 66 (18.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 63 (17.70%) Selenium
15 58 (16.29%) Multithreading
15 58 (16.29%) Scrum
16 56 (15.73%) C++
17 55 (15.45%) Python
17 55 (15.45%) Front Office
18 53 (14.89%) Multithreaded Programming
19 51 (14.33%) TDD
20 49 (13.76%) Jenkins
21 48 (13.48%) Test Strategy
22 47 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
23 42 (11.80%) Middleware
24 41 (11.52%) E-Commerce
24 41 (11.52%) Integration Testing
25 40 (11.24%) BDD
25 40 (11.24%) Software Testing

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (3.37%) Confluence
2 10 (2.81%) CMS
3 9 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.40%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.12%) Drupal
6 4 (1.12%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.84%) nginx
7 3 (0.84%) SAS
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) Mingle
5 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.84%) Endur
4 2 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.56%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.81%) GitHub
4 8 (2.25%) PaaS
5 6 (1.69%) Office 365
6 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.84%) npm
6 3 (0.84%) Route 53
6 3 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.56%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.28%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.25%) Internet
3 6 (1.69%) 3G
3 6 (1.69%) DNS
3 6 (1.69%) Firewall
3 6 (1.69%) LTE
4 5 (1.40%) DHCP
4 5 (1.40%) ICMP
5 4 (1.12%) HTTP
6 3 (0.84%) SSL
6 3 (0.84%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.56%) 4G
7 2 (0.56%) FTP
8 1 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.28%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.65%) Big Data
2 9 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.25%) MySQL
4 7 (1.97%) Apache Hive
4 7 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.97%) Impala
4 7 (1.97%) MariaDB
4 7 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.97%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.84%) Hazelcast
7 3 (0.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.56%) HBase
8 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 76 (21.35%) JIRA
2 63 (17.70%) Selenium
3 49 (13.76%) Jenkins
4 32 (8.99%) WebDriver
5 29 (8.15%) Cucumber
5 29 (8.15%) Git (software)
6 19 (5.34%) TeamCity
7 17 (4.78%) JUnit
8 15 (4.21%) Appium
9 12 (3.37%) CruiseControl
10 11 (3.09%) HP UFT
10 11 (3.09%) Subversion
10 11 (3.09%) TestNG
10 11 (3.09%) Zephyr
11 9 (2.53%) Maven
12 8 (2.25%) Hudson
12 8 (2.25%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.97%) Gradle
13 7 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (22.75%) Banking
2 77 (21.63%) Finance
3 55 (15.45%) Front Office
4 38 (10.67%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.09%) Retail
6 8 (2.25%) Back Office
6 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.97%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.69%) Games
9 5 (1.40%) Electronics
9 5 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.84%) Marketing
10 3 (0.84%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
11 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.56%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 113 (31.74%) Developer
2 91 (25.56%) Analyst
3 66 (18.54%) Test Analyst
3 66 (18.54%) Tester
4 40 (11.24%) C++ Developer
5 39 (10.96%) Java Developer
6 26 (7.30%) Test Engineer
7 22 (6.18%) Automation Tester
7 22 (6.18%) QA Tester
8 20 (5.62%) Test Manager
9 19 (5.34%) Automation Test Analyst
10 17 (4.78%) QA Engineer
11 13 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (3.65%) Test Automation Engineer
12 12 (3.37%) Banking Analyst
12 12 (3.37%) Consultant
12 12 (3.37%) Manual Tester
12 12 (3.37%) QA Analyst
13 11 (3.09%) Developer in Test
13 11 (3.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.80%) Middleware
2 34 (9.55%) Spring
3 29 (8.15%) HTML
4 20 (5.62%) .NET
5 18 (5.06%) XML
6 17 (4.78%) Swing
7 14 (3.93%) JSON
7 14 (3.93%) Web Services
8 13 (3.65%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.37%) CSS
9 12 (3.37%) REST
10 11 (3.09%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (3.09%) Node.js
10 11 (3.09%) SOAP
11 10 (2.81%) Hibernate
11 10 (2.81%) React
12 9 (2.53%) Kafka
12 9 (2.53%) OAuth
12 9 (2.53%) OpenID
13 8 (2.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (8.43%) Fixed Income
3 27 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.90%) Derivative
5 17 (4.78%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.49%) Equities
7 15 (4.21%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.53%) User Experience
10 8 (2.25%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.25%) PlayStation
10 8 (2.25%) STB
11 6 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.69%) Fintech
12 5 (1.40%) Credit Risk
13 4 (1.12%) AS400
13 4 (1.12%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.84%) Market Risk
14 3 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.19%) Linux
2 25 (7.02%) Unix
3 24 (6.74%) Windows
4 20 (5.62%) Solaris
5 15 (4.21%) Android
6 7 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.56%) VMS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.28%) webOS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (48.60%) Test Automation
3 130 (36.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 74 (20.79%) Performance Testing
5 69 (19.38%) Functional Testing
6 67 (18.82%) Test Scripting
7 58 (16.29%) Multithreading
7 58 (16.29%) Scrum
8 53 (14.89%) Multithreaded Programming
9 51 (14.33%) TDD
10 48 (13.48%) Test Strategy
11 47 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (11.52%) E-Commerce
12 41 (11.52%) Integration Testing
13 40 (11.24%) BDD
13 40 (11.24%) Software Testing
14 35 (9.83%) Exploratory Testing
15 34 (9.55%) System Testing
16 32 (8.99%) System Integration Testing
17 28 (7.87%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (31.46%) SQL
2 110 (30.90%) Java
3 56 (15.73%) C++
4 55 (15.45%) Python
5 31 (8.71%) C#
5 31 (8.71%) JavaScript
6 18 (5.06%) Scala
7 16 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.53%) Ruby
9 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.69%) PHP
10 6 (1.69%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.40%) R
12 4 (1.12%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.12%) VBA
12 4 (1.12%) VBScript
13 2 (0.56%) C
13 2 (0.56%) F#
13 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.78%) Degree
4 16 (4.49%) ISEB
5 15 (4.21%) ISTQB
6 14 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.40%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.28%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PMP
9 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (21.35%) QA
2 16 (4.49%) MiFID
3 6 (1.69%) IFRS
3 6 (1.69%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.12%) WCAG
5 2 (0.56%) COSO
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (8.43%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.97%) Ansible
3 6 (1.69%) SCCM
4 5 (1.40%) Kibana
4 5 (1.40%) Terraform
5 3 (0.84%) collectd
5 3 (0.84%) logstash
5 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.84%) Puppet
5 3 (0.84%) Salt
5 3 (0.84%) StatsD
6 2 (0.56%) Grafana
6 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.28%) Ambari
7 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.87%) Solace
2 28 (7.87%) TIBCO
3 23 (6.46%) Talarian
4 22 (6.18%) HP
5 15 (4.21%) Oracle
6 11 (3.09%) Charles River
7 8 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.97%) Citrix
8 7 (1.97%) Perforce
8 7 (1.97%) SAP
9 5 (1.40%) ION Trading
10 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.12%) Murex
10 4 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.12%) Sybase
11 3 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.84%) IBM
11 3 (0.84%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.84%) SaltStack