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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 73 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 24 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.08% 0.65% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 0.85% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 6
Median daily rate £335 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.18% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £351 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £439 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -
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
986 585 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.59% 75.97% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 347 333
Median daily rate £325 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.12% -11.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -15 23 £335 -15.18%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 13 (46.43%) Unix
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) HP UFT
3 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
4 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 9 (32.14%) BDD
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (32.14%) Microservices
5 9 (32.14%) Quality Management
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) Data Management
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Node.js
7 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
7 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (21.43%) Workflow
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) HP
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) Node.js
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) HP UFT
2 7 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) E-Business Developer
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Regression Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
2 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) BDD
3 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (32.14%) Data Management
3 9 (32.14%) Microservices
3 9 (32.14%) Quality Management
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 6 (21.43%) VB
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (21.43%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Pega
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