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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 95 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.62% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£420 £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -10.34%
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
1116 964 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.16% 80.87% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 667 326
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 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 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle