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 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
England / London
Rank 262 287 254
Rank change year-on-year +25 -33  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 143 133 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.60% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.71% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 84 107
Median daily rate £460 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.93% +0.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16350 18715 17143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.09% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11752 13518 12038
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 190 241
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
City of London -4 9 £575 +64.28% 9
Osterley +2 3 £450 +38.46%
Canary Wharf - 3 £575 -
Bromley - 2 £463 -
Feltham - 2 £438 -
Croydon +12 1 £383 +10.07% 1
Uxbridge - 1 £275 -
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 144 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (33.02%) User Acceptance Testing
3 92 (28.40%) QA
4 88 (27.16%) Finance
5 83 (25.62%) Functional Testing
6 81 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 78 (24.07%) SQL
8 74 (22.84%) Test Automation
9 73 (22.53%) Selenium
10 69 (21.30%) Java
11 63 (19.44%) JIRA
12 61 (18.83%) Jenkins
13 58 (17.90%) Linux
13 58 (17.90%) Test Strategy
14 54 (16.67%) Python
15 52 (16.05%) Scrum
16 50 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (14.81%) Git (software)
17 48 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
18 46 (14.20%) System Integration Testing
18 46 (14.20%) Software Testing
18 46 (14.20%) Unix
19 45 (13.89%) Banking
20 44 (13.58%) Integration Testing
21 43 (13.27%) Automated Testing
21 43 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
22 42 (12.96%) Microsoft
23 41 (12.65%) Cucumber
23 41 (12.65%) SDLC
24 40 (12.35%) Oracle

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 21 (6.48%) Confluence
2 11 (3.40%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.78%) nginx
4 7 (2.16%) CMS
5 6 (1.85%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.54%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.23%) LiveCycle
7 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.93%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.93%) Moodle
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.31%) Documentum
9 1 (0.31%) FileNet
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.01%) MS Office
3 9 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) Mingle
6 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.31%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.31%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CS
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.40%) GitHub
2 10 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.85%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.93%) SaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.09%) HTTP
2 9 (2.78%) SSL
2 9 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.23%) Internet
4 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.62%) DSL
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.48%) Oracle Database
1 21 (6.48%) Relational Database
2 14 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.09%) MySQL
5 9 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.47%) Big Data
6 8 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.16%) OLTP
8 6 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.23%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.93%) DB2
11 3 (0.93%) DbVisualizer
11 3 (0.93%) HBase
11 3 (0.93%) Impala
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (22.53%) Selenium
2 63 (19.44%) JIRA
3 61 (18.83%) Jenkins
4 48 (14.81%) Git (software)
5 41 (12.65%) Cucumber
6 33 (10.19%) WebDriver
7 29 (8.95%) HP UFT
8 27 (8.33%) Subversion
8 27 (8.33%) TeamCity
9 26 (8.02%) JUnit
10 23 (7.10%) SoapUI
11 17 (5.25%) JBehave
12 16 (4.94%) CruiseControl
12 16 (4.94%) Maven
13 15 (4.63%) Eclipse
14 13 (4.01%) Mockito
15 10 (3.09%) Appium
15 10 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (3.09%) FitNesse
15 10 (3.09%) Moq
General
1 88 (27.16%) Finance
2 45 (13.89%) Banking
3 17 (5.25%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.63%) Front Office
4 15 (4.63%) Military
5 8 (2.47%) Back Office
5 8 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.47%) Games
5 8 (2.47%) Retail
6 6 (1.85%) Advertising
7 5 (1.54%) Marketing
7 5 (1.54%) Publishing
8 4 (1.23%) Electronics
9 3 (0.93%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (24.69%) Analyst
2 74 (22.84%) Tester
3 63 (19.44%) Developer
4 59 (18.21%) Test Analyst
5 30 (9.26%) Automation Tester
6 23 (7.10%) Test Manager
7 21 (6.48%) QA Engineer
8 17 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (4.63%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.32%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (4.01%) Integration Engineer
12 12 (3.70%) Java Developer
13 11 (3.40%) Test Engineer
14 10 (3.09%) C++ Developer
14 10 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.09%) Senior Tester
14 10 (3.09%) SQL Analyst
15 9 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (2.78%) Systems Integration Engineer
16 8 (2.47%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.19%) XML
2 25 (7.72%) JSON
3 24 (7.41%) HTML
4 23 (7.10%) Web Services
5 19 (5.86%) Gherkin
5 19 (5.86%) SOAP
6 16 (4.94%) RESTful
7 14 (4.32%) REST
7 14 (4.32%) Spring
8 12 (3.70%) .NET
9 11 (3.40%) Hibernate
9 11 (3.40%) Middleware
10 10 (3.09%) Node.js
11 9 (2.78%) CSS
11 9 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
11 9 (2.78%) STL
12 8 (2.47%) HTML5
13 7 (2.16%) Flash
13 7 (2.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.86%) Derivative
3 14 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.01%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (3.40%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.85%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.54%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.23%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.23%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.23%) User Experience
11 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.93%) Equities
11 3 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.90%) Linux
2 46 (14.20%) Unix
3 34 (10.49%) Windows
4 19 (5.86%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.16%) Android
6 7 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.93%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (33.02%) User Acceptance Testing
3 83 (25.62%) Functional Testing
4 81 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 74 (22.84%) Test Automation
6 58 (17.90%) Test Strategy
7 52 (16.05%) Scrum
8 50 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
10 46 (14.20%) Software Testing
10 46 (14.20%) System Integration Testing
11 44 (13.58%) Integration Testing
12 43 (13.27%) Automated Testing
12 43 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
13 41 (12.65%) SDLC
14 39 (12.04%) Manual Testing
15 38 (11.73%) System Testing
16 37 (11.42%) TDD
17 36 (11.11%) Automation Testing
18 32 (9.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (24.07%) SQL
2 69 (21.30%) Java
3 54 (16.67%) Python
4 35 (10.80%) Shell Script
5 32 (9.88%) C#
6 26 (8.02%) JavaScript
7 19 (5.86%) C++
8 15 (4.63%) C
8 15 (4.63%) Perl
8 15 (4.63%) PHP
8 15 (4.63%) Ruby
9 14 (4.32%) Scala
10 13 (4.01%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.16%) VBScript
12 4 (1.23%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.23%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.93%) R
13 3 (0.93%) VBA
14 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (7.10%) Degree
2 19 (5.86%) DV Cleared
2 19 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.01%) ISEB
4 10 (3.09%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) CISM
7 1 (0.31%) CRISC
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (28.40%) QA
2 7 (2.16%) SDET
3 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.62%) EMIR
5 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.31%) MiFID
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) PMO
5 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) Docker
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.09%) Puppet
4 9 (2.78%) Grafana
4 9 (2.78%) Kibana
4 9 (2.78%) logstash
4 9 (2.78%) Salt
5 5 (1.54%) HockeyApp
6 2 (0.62%) Ambari
6 2 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.35%) Oracle
3 26 (8.02%) HP
4 17 (5.25%) Atlassian
5 15 (4.63%) IBM
6 12 (3.70%) Charles River
7 11 (3.40%) Guidewire
7 11 (3.40%) SAP
8 9 (2.78%) Rackspace
8 9 (2.78%) Zend
9 8 (2.47%) SmartStream
10 7 (2.16%) Adobe
10 7 (2.16%) Apple
10 7 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.16%) VMware
11 5 (1.54%) Murex
11 5 (1.54%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.23%) IFS
12 4 (1.23%) Informatica
12 4 (1.23%) Misys
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