The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 74 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £200 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Regression Testing
West Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Regression Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB