Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 305 323 284
Rank change year-on-year +18 -39 -2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 357 350 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.76% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.86% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 230 229
London median daily rate £464 £490 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +18.79% -1.84%
10th Percentile £313 £266 £263
90th Percentile £650 £675 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
London median hourly rate £29.62 £27.21 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +19.16% -
10th Percentile £24.23 £25.72 £20.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.70 £24.64
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +3.66%

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 39,261 40,591 35,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.16% 87.88% 87.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,089 29,588 25,827
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 424 440
London median hourly rate £24.23 £22.01 £23.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -5.02% +15.85%
10th Percentile £12.81 £13.65 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £51.38
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 22 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 January 2019. 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 -12 77 £475 +10.34% 25
West London +28 31 £423 +17.77% 6
South London -5 8 £450 +12.50% 1
East London -20 6 £488 -22.00% 2
North London -7 2 £375 +50.00% 1
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 228 (63.87%) Test Automation
2 216 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (31.65%) SQL
4 109 (30.53%) Scrum
5 103 (28.85%) QA
6 89 (24.93%) Selenium
7 85 (23.81%) Finance
8 81 (22.69%) BDD
9 79 (22.13%) JIRA
10 76 (21.29%) Test Scripting
11 71 (19.89%) Java
12 67 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (17.09%) Jenkins
14 60 (16.81%) TDD
15 58 (16.25%) Manual Testing
16 57 (15.97%) User Acceptance Testing
17 52 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
18 51 (14.29%) SDLC
18 51 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 49 (13.73%) C#
20 46 (12.89%) .NET
21 45 (12.61%) Functional Testing
22 42 (11.76%) DevOps
23 41 (11.48%) Acceptance Criteria
23 41 (11.48%) Asset Management
24 40 (11.20%) Banking
24 40 (11.20%) Cucumber
25 39 (10.92%) Test Strategy
25 39 (10.92%) Python
26 38 (10.64%) SQL Server

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 23 (6.44%) Confluence
2 9 (2.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.96%) CMS
4 4 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.12%) WordPress
5 3 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.56%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) Appian
7 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (3.92%) HiPortfolio
2 13 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.12%) Endur
3 4 (1.12%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.56%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.56%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.64%) GitHub
4 11 (3.08%) Sauce Labs
5 8 (2.24%) Slack
6 7 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.96%) Serverless
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.40%) AWS OpsWorks
7 5 (1.40%) Datadog
7 5 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.12%) SaaS
9 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.56%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.68%) Internet
2 4 (1.12%) HTTP
3 3 (0.84%) DNS
3 3 (0.84%) X.509
4 2 (0.56%) 2G
4 2 (0.56%) 3G
4 2 (0.56%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.56%) 4G
4 2 (0.56%) 5G
4 2 (0.56%) LTE
4 2 (0.56%) MIMO
4 2 (0.56%) VoLTE
4 2 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.28%) BGP
5 1 (0.28%) MPLS
5 1 (0.28%) OSPF
5 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.92%) Big Data
4 14 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.64%) Star Schema
6 8 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.68%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.40%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (1.12%) OLTP
9 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.12%) Power BI
10 3 (0.84%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 89 (24.93%) Selenium
2 79 (22.13%) JIRA
3 61 (17.09%) Jenkins
4 40 (11.20%) Cucumber
5 31 (8.68%) Git (software)
6 27 (7.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 23 (6.44%) WebDriver
8 21 (5.88%) TeamCity
9 20 (5.60%) Appium
10 18 (5.04%) CruiseControl
11 15 (4.20%) HP UFT
11 15 (4.20%) Maven
11 15 (4.20%) SpecFlow
12 13 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (3.36%) Zephyr
14 10 (2.80%) Jasmine
14 10 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (2.80%) SoapUI
14 10 (2.80%) webpack
15 8 (2.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (23.81%) Finance
2 40 (11.20%) Banking
3 17 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.48%) Back Office
5 15 (4.20%) Front Office
6 14 (3.92%) Greek Language
7 8 (2.24%) Retail
8 5 (1.40%) Legal
9 4 (1.12%) Publishing
10 3 (0.84%) Law
11 2 (0.56%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.56%) Marketing
11 2 (0.56%) Military
11 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (32.21%) Analyst
2 85 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 73 (20.45%) Tester
4 65 (18.21%) Developer
5 35 (9.80%) Automation Tester
6 30 (8.40%) Test Engineer
7 24 (6.72%) C# Developer
8 20 (5.60%) Angular Developer
9 18 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (4.48%) .NET Developer
11 15 (4.20%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (4.20%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (3.92%) Technical Business Analyst
12 14 (3.92%) Test Leader
13 13 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.64%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 12 (3.36%) QA Analyst
14 12 (3.36%) Test Automation Engineer
15 11 (3.08%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.89%) .NET
2 37 (10.36%) HTML
3 26 (7.28%) REST
4 25 (7.00%) AngularJS
5 23 (6.44%) .NET Framework
5 23 (6.44%) JSON
6 19 (5.32%) Sass
6 19 (5.32%) Web Services
7 17 (4.76%) CSS
7 17 (4.76%) Gherkin
8 16 (4.48%) OAuth
8 16 (4.48%) XML
9 15 (4.20%) HTML5
10 13 (3.64%) Swagger
11 11 (3.08%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.24%) SOAP
13 7 (1.96%) J2EE
13 7 (1.96%) RESTful
14 6 (1.68%) Lambda Expressions
14 6 (1.68%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.28%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.32%) User Experience
4 18 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (3.64%) Derivative
7 12 (3.36%) Fixed Income
8 11 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.24%) Reinsurance
9 8 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.12%) Fintech
11 2 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.56%) Equities
11 2 (0.56%) FMCG
11 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.56%) Social Media
12 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.12%) Linux
1 29 (8.12%) Unix
2 20 (5.60%) Android
3 18 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.92%) Solaris
5 10 (2.80%) Windows
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) OS/400
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (63.87%) Test Automation
2 216 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (30.53%) Scrum
4 81 (22.69%) BDD
5 76 (21.29%) Test Scripting
6 67 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (16.81%) TDD
8 58 (16.25%) Manual Testing
9 57 (15.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 51 (14.29%) SDLC
11 45 (12.61%) Functional Testing
12 42 (11.76%) DevOps
13 41 (11.48%) Acceptance Criteria
13 41 (11.48%) Asset Management
14 39 (10.92%) Test Strategy
15 36 (10.08%) Scenario Testing
16 31 (8.68%) ETL
16 31 (8.68%) Exploratory Testing
16 31 (8.68%) Performance Testing
16 31 (8.68%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (31.65%) SQL
2 71 (19.89%) Java
3 49 (13.73%) C#
4 39 (10.92%) Python
5 35 (9.80%) Shell Script
6 29 (8.12%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.20%) Korn
7 15 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.20%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.92%) C++
9 12 (3.36%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.96%) C
12 5 (1.40%) Ruby
13 4 (1.12%) Perl
14 3 (0.84%) ES6
14 3 (0.84%) Groovy
14 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.84%) VBScript
14 3 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (10.08%) ISTQB
2 19 (5.32%) ISEB
2 19 (5.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (4.20%) Degree
4 11 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.12%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.84%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (28.85%) QA
2 6 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.40%) SLA
4 4 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.84%) PMO
6 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.28%) Basel III
7 1 (0.28%) IFRS
7 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (7.00%) Docker
2 6 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.92%) HP ALM
1 14 (3.92%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.68%) Ansible
3 6 (1.68%) Kibana
3 6 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.68%) Puppet
3 6 (1.68%) Terraform
4 5 (1.40%) logstash
5 3 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.28%) Grafana
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 51 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.80%) Oracle
3 15 (4.20%) HP
4 14 (3.92%) SAP
5 10 (2.80%) Adobe
5 10 (2.80%) Charles River
6 4 (1.12%) OpenLink
7 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.84%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.84%) FXall
7 3 (0.84%) iManage
7 3 (0.84%) Informatica
7 3 (0.84%) Perforce
7 3 (0.84%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.56%) hybris
8 2 (0.56%) Murex
8 2 (0.56%) Netezza
8 2 (0.56%) RedGate
8 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.56%) SunGard