The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 100 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate £200 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Regression Testing
Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the West Yorkshire region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the West Yorkshire region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 8 £200 -42.85%
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Halifax - - - - 2
Regression Testing
Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) HP

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP