The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 41 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.20% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
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£450 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.80% +4.16%
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% -
Regression Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 372 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 66.05% 74.85% 64.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 229 85
Average daily rate £375 £282 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.14% -13.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% +79.89%
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 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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +18 10 £450 +69.81%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
2 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
3 13 (39.39%) Finance
4 12 (36.36%) QA
4 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 11 (33.33%) Workflow
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (30.30%) General Ledger
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (27.27%) SAP
8 7 (21.21%) XML
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
8 7 (21.21%) UNIX
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
8 7 (21.21%) ABAP
8 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 10 (30.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (12.12%) SAP PP
4 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (9.09%) SAP CO
4 3 (9.09%) SAP FI
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (6.06%) SAP SD
6 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
3 5 (15.15%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SAP MM Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
2 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
3 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 11 (33.33%) Workflow
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Data Management
7 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.15%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 3 (9.09%) Cash Management
9 3 (9.09%) System Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) ABAP
1 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.06%) ISEB
6 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) SAP
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Business Objects