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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 82 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 1.28% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate
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£405 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £231 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £306 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.38 -
% change year-on-year
+60.89% -
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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
930 783 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.39% 81.22% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 485 281
Average daily rate £375 £328 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Replication
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) HP