The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 56 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.22% 0.66% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.94% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £180
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 - £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 213 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.31% 70.30% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 81 141
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the North East region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -22 8 £375 - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (66.67%) UNIX
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (33.33%) General Ledger
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) HP

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
1 5 (55.56%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft