Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 335 345
Rank change year-on-year -39 +10 -32
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 265 292 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.69% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 190 215
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £258
90th Percentile £625 £631 £550
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +42.33% -28.64%
England median hourly rate £35.75 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.38% -3.33% +11.11%

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 40,019 37,305 39,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.78% 87.63% 86.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,990 26,655 28,596
London median daily rate £500 £495 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +7.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 380 345
London median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +8.72% +7.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.21 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.78 £50.00 £54.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
% change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -17 64 £473 +11.18% 27
West London -36 14 £340 +19.93% 8
East London -11 8 £363 -28.57% 2
South London -39 7 £375 +30.43% 7
North London +1 2 £290 +16.00% 4
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 London region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 145 (54.72%) Test Automation
2 126 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (35.09%) SQL
4 84 (31.70%) QA
5 77 (29.06%) Finance
6 71 (26.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 66 (24.91%) Selenium
8 59 (22.26%) JIRA
9 58 (21.89%) Java
10 55 (20.75%) Banking
11 54 (20.38%) Test Scripting
12 53 (20.00%) BDD
13 43 (16.23%) Jenkins
14 39 (14.72%) Scenario Testing
15 38 (14.34%) Scrum
16 37 (13.96%) Cucumber
17 35 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (13.21%) System Integration Testing
18 34 (12.83%) Integration Testing
18 34 (12.83%) TDD
19 33 (12.45%) Performance Testing
20 32 (12.08%) JavaScript
21 30 (11.32%) Git (software)
21 30 (11.32%) Test Strategy
21 30 (11.32%) Functional Testing
21 30 (11.32%) DevOps
22 26 (9.81%) WebDriver
22 26 (9.81%) C#
23 25 (9.43%) ETL
23 25 (9.43%) Analytics

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 11 (4.15%) Confluence
2 7 (2.64%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.64%) SAS
3 5 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (1.89%) Gunicorn
3 5 (1.89%) nginx
4 3 (1.13%) CMS
4 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.75%) Apache
5 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) Jetty
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) HiPortfolio
1 3 (1.13%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.13%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.75%) FastStats
2 2 (0.75%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.75%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.75%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.75%) Unica
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.40%) Sauce Labs
4 8 (3.02%) BrowserStack
4 8 (3.02%) Serverless
5 5 (1.89%) Route 53
6 4 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.51%) IaaS
6 4 (1.51%) PaaS
7 3 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.38%) GitHub
9 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) HTTP
2 4 (1.51%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) SMS
4 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.91%) Big Data
3 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.64%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.26%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.89%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.51%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.51%) MySQL
6 4 (1.51%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (1.51%) SQLite
7 3 (1.13%) Impala
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.13%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (24.91%) Selenium
2 59 (22.26%) JIRA
3 43 (16.23%) Jenkins
4 37 (13.96%) Cucumber
5 30 (11.32%) Git (software)
6 26 (9.81%) WebDriver
7 21 (7.92%) JMeter
8 13 (4.91%) Appium
9 11 (4.15%) JUnit
9 11 (4.15%) Maven
9 11 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (3.77%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.77%) Zephyr
11 9 (3.40%) HP UFT
12 8 (3.02%) Mocha
13 7 (2.64%) Gatling
13 7 (2.64%) Protractor
13 7 (2.64%) SpecFlow
14 6 (2.26%) Gradle
14 6 (2.26%) IntelliJ
General
1 77 (29.06%) Finance
2 55 (20.75%) Banking
3 21 (7.92%) Front Office
4 11 (4.15%) Back Office
5 10 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.26%) Advertising
6 6 (2.26%) Law
6 6 (2.26%) Legal
6 6 (2.26%) Retail
7 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.13%) Marketing
7 3 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (34.34%) Analyst
2 67 (25.28%) Developer
3 65 (24.53%) Test Analyst
4 33 (12.45%) Tester
5 16 (6.04%) QA Engineer
6 14 (5.28%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.28%) Test Leader
7 13 (4.91%) Business Analyst
8 11 (4.15%) Developer in Test
8 11 (4.15%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 11 (4.15%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.15%) QA Leader
8 11 (4.15%) Test Engineer
9 10 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (3.77%) C# Developer
9 10 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 10 (3.77%) Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (3.77%) Test Manager
10 9 (3.40%) Applications Support
10 9 (3.40%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.30%) HTML
2 19 (7.17%) Web Services
3 18 (6.79%) REST
4 15 (5.66%) CSS
4 15 (5.66%) XML
5 13 (4.91%) .NET
6 12 (4.53%) Gherkin
7 11 (4.15%) Node.js
8 10 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 10 (3.77%) RESTful
9 7 (2.64%) Nightwatchjs
9 7 (2.64%) Sass
10 6 (2.26%) HTML5
10 6 (2.26%) Kafka
10 6 (2.26%) OAuth
10 6 (2.26%) Redux
10 6 (2.26%) SOAP
11 5 (1.89%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.89%) LDAP
11 5 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.04%) User Experience
3 15 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (4.91%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (3.40%) Fixed Income
8 8 (3.02%) Derivative
9 7 (2.64%) Fintech
9 7 (2.64%) Reinsurance
10 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.13%) Equities
13 3 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.13%) Taxonomies
14 2 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.06%) Linux
2 21 (7.92%) Unix
3 17 (6.42%) Android
4 15 (5.66%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.91%) Windows
6 5 (1.89%) Solaris
6 5 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (54.72%) Test Automation
2 126 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (26.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 54 (20.38%) Test Scripting
5 53 (20.00%) BDD
6 39 (14.72%) Scenario Testing
7 38 (14.34%) Scrum
8 35 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (13.21%) System Integration Testing
9 34 (12.83%) Integration Testing
9 34 (12.83%) TDD
10 33 (12.45%) Performance Testing
11 30 (11.32%) DevOps
11 30 (11.32%) Functional Testing
11 30 (11.32%) Test Strategy
12 25 (9.43%) Analytics
12 25 (9.43%) ETL
13 23 (8.68%) SDLC
13 23 (8.68%) System Testing
13 23 (8.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.09%) SQL
2 58 (21.89%) Java
3 32 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.81%) C#
5 21 (7.92%) Python
6 14 (5.28%) C++
7 9 (3.40%) C
8 6 (2.26%) Scala
8 6 (2.26%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.89%) Groovy
9 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.89%) VBA
10 4 (1.51%) Java 8
10 4 (1.51%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.13%) Korn
11 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.75%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.75%) R
12 2 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.30%) Degree
2 17 (6.42%) ISEB
2 17 (6.42%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.40%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.13%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.75%) PhD
10 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (31.70%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) IFRS
2 4 (1.51%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) Basel III
5 1 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (6.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.77%) HP ALM
2 6 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.26%) Terraform
3 4 (1.51%) HockeyApp
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.38%) Ansible
6 1 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (9.06%) Oracle
2 19 (7.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.17%) SAP
3 8 (3.02%) HP
4 7 (2.64%) IBM
5 5 (1.89%) Tableau
6 4 (1.51%) Charles River
6 4 (1.51%) hybris
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 2 (0.75%) Apteco
7 2 (0.75%) Google
7 2 (0.75%) NGA Human Resources
7 2 (0.75%) RedGate
7 2 (0.75%) Solace
7 2 (0.75%) Sybase
7 2 (0.75%) Talarian
7 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.38%) Planview
8 1 (0.38%) Workday