Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 320 323
Rank change year-on-year -40 +3 -40
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 282 342 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.85% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 236 223
London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £295 £283 £250
90th Percentile £640 £675 £600
England median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
London median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.33% -
England median hourly rate £26.31 £37.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -30.32% +4.86% -8.56%

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 40,458 40,068 38,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.48% 88.05% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,218 29,022 27,755
London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.76% +3.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £643
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 367 405
London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.14 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.75 £50.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -20 72 £475 +11.76% 20
West London 0 25 £350 +23.46% 10
South London -24 8 £375 +13.21% 1
East London -17 7 £363 -23.68% 2
North London -3 2 £290 +16.00%
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 157 (55.67%) Test Automation
2 138 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (34.04%) QA
4 88 (31.21%) SQL
5 73 (25.89%) Selenium
6 69 (24.47%) Finance
7 66 (23.40%) JIRA
8 64 (22.70%) Test Scripting
9 61 (21.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 59 (20.92%) Java
11 57 (20.21%) BDD
12 46 (16.31%) Banking
13 44 (15.60%) Jenkins
14 42 (14.89%) Scrum
15 39 (13.83%) Cucumber
16 38 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (12.41%) Microsoft Excel
18 34 (12.06%) C#
18 34 (12.06%) DevOps
19 33 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (11.70%) TDD
19 33 (11.70%) Performance Testing
20 32 (11.35%) JavaScript
21 31 (10.99%) SQL Server
21 31 (10.99%) SDLC
22 30 (10.64%) Scenario Testing
22 30 (10.64%) Acceptance Criteria
22 30 (10.64%) Oracle
22 30 (10.64%) Microsoft
23 29 (10.28%) HTML

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 16 (5.67%) Confluence
2 6 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.42%) SAS
3 4 (1.42%) WordPress
4 3 (1.06%) CMS
5 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) Jetty
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (12.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (5.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (4.96%) HiPortfolio
2 4 (1.42%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.71%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.71%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.71%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.35%) FastStats
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.19%) GitHub
3 8 (2.84%) Slack
4 6 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.13%) Sauce Labs
5 5 (1.77%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.71%) IaaS
6 2 (0.71%) Serverless
6 2 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) HTTP
2 2 (0.71%) Internet
2 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.35%) BGP
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) MPLS
3 1 (0.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.61%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (3.55%) Big Data
4 10 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.13%) Star Schema
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (1.06%) SQLite
9 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.71%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 73 (25.89%) Selenium
2 66 (23.40%) JIRA
3 44 (15.60%) Jenkins
4 39 (13.83%) Cucumber
5 21 (7.45%) WebDriver
6 20 (7.09%) Git (software)
7 18 (6.38%) Zephyr
8 15 (5.32%) Appium
9 12 (4.26%) Maven
9 12 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (3.55%) HP UFT
10 10 (3.55%) JMeter
10 10 (3.55%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (3.19%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.84%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.48%) FitNesse
13 7 (2.48%) Jasmine
14 6 (2.13%) IntelliJ
14 6 (2.13%) Protractor
14 6 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (24.47%) Finance
2 46 (16.31%) Banking
3 17 (6.03%) Back Office
4 15 (5.32%) Front Office
5 12 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.19%) Greek Language
7 7 (2.48%) Legal
8 6 (2.13%) Advertising
9 4 (1.42%) Law
9 4 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.42%) Publishing
9 4 (1.42%) Retail
10 3 (1.06%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.06%) Marketing
11 2 (0.71%) Military
11 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Games
12 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (36.88%) Analyst
2 69 (24.47%) Test Analyst
3 68 (24.11%) Developer
4 43 (15.25%) Tester
5 18 (6.38%) Test Engineer
6 17 (6.03%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 15 (5.32%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (4.96%) Technical Business Analyst
9 14 (4.96%) Test Leader
10 13 (4.61%) Angular Developer
10 13 (4.61%) Applications Support
10 13 (4.61%) Automation Tester
10 13 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (3.90%) QA Analyst
12 11 (3.90%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.28%) HTML
2 28 (9.93%) .NET
3 21 (7.45%) AngularJS
4 17 (6.03%) CSS
4 17 (6.03%) Web Services
5 16 (5.67%) REST
6 15 (5.32%) .NET Framework
7 14 (4.96%) Gherkin
7 14 (4.96%) XML
8 13 (4.61%) Sass
9 12 (4.26%) HTML5
10 9 (3.19%) OAuth
10 9 (3.19%) RESTful
11 8 (2.84%) Redux
11 8 (2.84%) Swagger
12 7 (2.48%) Node.js
12 7 (2.48%) React
13 6 (2.13%) CSS3
13 6 (2.13%) SOAP
13 6 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.90%) User Experience
7 10 (3.55%) Reinsurance
8 6 (2.13%) Fintech
9 5 (1.77%) Derivative
9 5 (1.77%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.06%) Equities
10 3 (1.06%) FMCG
10 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.45%) Unix
2 15 (5.32%) Android
2 15 (5.32%) Solaris
2 15 (5.32%) Windows
3 14 (4.96%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.90%) Linux
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (55.67%) Test Automation
2 138 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (22.70%) Test Scripting
4 61 (21.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 57 (20.21%) BDD
6 42 (14.89%) Scrum
7 38 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (12.06%) DevOps
9 33 (11.70%) Performance Testing
9 33 (11.70%) TDD
10 31 (10.99%) SDLC
11 30 (10.64%) Acceptance Criteria
11 30 (10.64%) Scenario Testing
12 29 (10.28%) Manual Testing
12 29 (10.28%) Test Strategy
13 26 (9.22%) Asset Management
14 24 (8.51%) ETL
14 24 (8.51%) Microservices
14 24 (8.51%) Unit Testing
15 23 (8.16%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (31.21%) SQL
2 59 (20.92%) Java
3 34 (12.06%) C#
4 32 (11.35%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.38%) C++
6 17 (6.03%) Python
7 16 (5.67%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.96%) Korn
9 13 (4.61%) C
10 8 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.84%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.48%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.13%) Groovy
13 4 (1.42%) Java 8
13 4 (1.42%) VBA
13 4 (1.42%) VBScript
14 3 (1.06%) ES6
14 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.06%) R
14 3 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (10.28%) ISTQB
2 19 (6.74%) Degree
3 14 (4.96%) ISEB
3 14 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.06%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (34.04%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.71%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.71%) MiFID
5 1 (0.35%) Basel III
5 1 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (7.09%) Docker
2 5 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) HDFS
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) Oracle ZFS
2 11 (3.90%) HP ALM
3 7 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 2 (0.71%) Kibana
4 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) Puppet
4 2 (0.71%) Terraform
5 1 (0.35%) Grafana
5 1 (0.35%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.35%) logstash
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 30 (10.64%) Microsoft
1 30 (10.64%) Oracle
2 20 (7.09%) SAP
3 10 (3.55%) HP
4 7 (2.48%) Adobe
5 4 (1.42%) RedGate
5 4 (1.42%) Tableau
6 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.06%) iManage
7 2 (0.71%) Avaloq
7 2 (0.71%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.71%) FXall
7 2 (0.71%) hybris
7 2 (0.71%) IBM
7 2 (0.71%) Informatica
7 2 (0.71%) NGA Human Resources
8 1 (0.35%) Charles River
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) TIBCO