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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 97 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.059% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1309 1145 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.64% 74.35% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 613 780
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 23 July 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
Leeds +1 1 £450 +100.00% 1
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Regression Testing
Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center