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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 88 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.26% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.30% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £370 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £500 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £339
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
Regression Testing
West Yorkshire

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
1242 990 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.81% 86.61% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 715 479
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
3 5 (26.32%) QA
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Kanban
4 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (21.05%) Appium
4 4 (21.05%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (15.79%) Liquibase
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) Appium
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.79%) JMeter
4 3 (15.79%) Liquibase
5 2 (10.53%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Test Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) CSS3
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
3 1 (5.26%) Tapestry
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Kanban
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Lotus
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle