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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 44 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 17 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.85% 1.06% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 1.54% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 7
Average daily rate
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£400 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
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
447 259 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.87% 68.88% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 129 140
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 24
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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 -8 17 £400 - 4
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (75.76%) Problem Management
2 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
3 22 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 19 (57.58%) QA
5 17 (51.52%) Oracle
5 17 (51.52%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (51.52%) Workflow
5 17 (51.52%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (51.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
6 16 (48.48%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (45.45%) Finance
7 15 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
8 14 (42.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (42.42%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (42.42%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (39.39%) HP
9 13 (39.39%) General Ledger
10 12 (36.36%) Migration
10 12 (36.36%) LoadRunner
10 12 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
11 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
11 10 (30.30%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (30.30%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (30.30%) UNIX
11 10 (30.30%) SLA
11 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
11 10 (30.30%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (51.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
6 1 (3.03%) SAP PP
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 10 (30.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (24.24%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 13 (39.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Performance Engineer
1 9 (27.27%) Test Engineer
1 9 (27.27%) Performance Test Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
5 5 (15.15%) Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Applications Support
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SAP MM Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) XML
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Problem Management
2 22 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 17 (51.52%) Workflow
4 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
5 12 (36.36%) Migration
5 12 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
7 8 (24.24%) Data Management
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
9 3 (9.09%) CRM
9 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (9.09%) Cash Management
9 3 (9.09%) Content Management
10 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Keyword-Driven Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.12%) BC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) QA
2 10 (30.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
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