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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 51 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 16 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.30% 1.13% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.68% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 8
Average daily rate
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£368 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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
535 238 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.76% 67.42% 65.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 124 140
Average daily rate £355 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +80.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.80 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Tyne and Wear -24 16 £368 - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (82.35%) Problem Management
2 25 (73.53%) Configuration Management
3 22 (64.71%) QA
4 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
5 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
6 16 (47.06%) LoadRunner
7 14 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (41.18%) Performance Testing
7 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
7 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
8 13 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (38.24%) Facilita Forecast
8 13 (38.24%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (38.24%) HP
8 13 (38.24%) Oracle
8 13 (38.24%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (38.24%) Workflow
8 13 (38.24%) Oracle Applications
8 13 (38.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (35.29%) Test Strategy
9 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (32.35%) Finance
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (29.41%) Migration
11 10 (29.41%) General Ledger
11 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (38.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.94%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) LoadRunner
2 14 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (38.24%) Facilita Forecast
4 11 (32.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Test Engineer
1 13 (38.24%) Performance Engineer
1 13 (38.24%) Performance Test Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Tester
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Applications Support
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Problem Management
2 25 (73.53%) Configuration Management
3 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
4 14 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 13 (38.24%) Workflow
6 12 (35.29%) Test Strategy
7 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (29.41%) Migration
8 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (20.59%) Data Management
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 3 (8.82%) Content Management
12 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Keyword-Driven Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
12 2 (5.88%) Cash Management
13 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
13 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (14.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (64.71%) QA
2 9 (26.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
1 13 (38.24%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft