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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 75 70 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 51 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.18% 0.24% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 0.31% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 16
Median daily rate £403 £395 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £351 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £439 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.31 £24.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -31.07%
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
1369 650 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.46% 78.41% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 414 255
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 39 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.31 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -9 50 £403 +1.89%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 24 (42.11%) Oracle
2 21 (36.84%) Data Management
3 20 (35.09%) Unix
3 20 (35.09%) Finance
3 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.33%) SQL
5 18 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 18 (31.58%) TDD
5 18 (31.58%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (31.58%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (31.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 18 (31.58%) BDD
5 18 (31.58%) Oracle Payables
5 18 (31.58%) Oracle Receivables
6 17 (29.82%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (29.82%) Workflow
6 17 (29.82%) Migration
6 17 (29.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (28.07%) HTML
7 16 (28.07%) Unit Testing
7 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
7 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
8 15 (26.32%) Node.js
8 15 (26.32%) HP
9 14 (24.56%) QA
9 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (22.81%) Test Strategy
10 13 (22.81%) PL/SQL
10 13 (22.81%) XML

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 17 (29.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle General Ledger
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle Payables
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 17 (29.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) HP UFT
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (14.04%) Facilita Forecast
2 8 (14.04%) LoadRunner
3 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.53%) GitLab
4 6 (10.53%) gulp
4 6 (10.53%) Protractor
5 2 (3.51%) Grunt
5 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (17.54%) E-Business Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Node.js Developer
4 9 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Data Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Data Migration Manager
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Migration Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Test Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Tester
7 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) HTML
2 15 (26.32%) Node.js
3 13 (22.81%) XML
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
5 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.53%) EJS
5 6 (10.53%) Express
6 3 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) D3.js
7 2 (3.51%) LESS
7 2 (3.51%) Sass
8 1 (1.75%) Ajax
8 1 (1.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Data Structures
2 7 (12.28%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Unix
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Data Management
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) BDD
3 18 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (31.58%) TDD
4 17 (29.82%) Migration
4 17 (29.82%) Workflow
5 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
5 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
5 16 (28.07%) Unit Testing
6 13 (22.81%) Test Strategy
7 12 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (21.05%) Microservices
7 12 (21.05%) Quality Management
8 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Coaching
8 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) PL/SQL
3 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.53%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) ISEB
6 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) GxP
3 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (12.28%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Pega