The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 90 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.28% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.35% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate
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£390 £373 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +65.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1361 869 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.75% 81.90% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 595 376
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Release Management
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) HP

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Appium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DBA
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
1 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
1 3 (21.43%) Tester
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (21.43%) Release Management
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle