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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 72 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.72% 0.87% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £293 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +88.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +112.50%
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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
848 722 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.67% 78.82% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 415 450
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Management
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
2 2 (18.18%) System Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
2 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Management
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
2 2 (18.18%) System Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP