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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 81 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.47% 2.54% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 3.33% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 0
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£325 £426 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £38.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-29.08% +17.69%
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
865 451 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.60% 76.31% 70.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 281 133
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 30
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.09 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
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 28 August 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 -35 5 £325 -23.70% 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft