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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 78 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 0.52% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.66% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £318 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £16.50
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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
989 762 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.41% 78.64% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 470 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Replication
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) TestDirector
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Selenium
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) TestDirector
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP