The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 117 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Average daily rate £200 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £350 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £350 £289
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1464 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 72.09% 71.31% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 759 941
Average daily rate £345 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.44 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire -15 8 £200 -42.85% 4
South Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) ISEB
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) System Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Selenium
8 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 3 (14.29%) UNIX
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) IBM
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) Perl
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Korn
8 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) VB
9 2 (9.52%) TDD

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
1 16 (76.19%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Manual Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 5 (23.81%) System Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) Korn
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) HP