The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 111 98 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.33% 1.01% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.33% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
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£315 £263 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £202 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £348 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £29.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1830 1649 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.50% 75.50% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 922 1063
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 66 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £31.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
West Yorkshire -6 5 £315 +14.54% 8
North Yorkshire - 2 £315 -
South Yorkshire +7 1 £351 +40.40%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) TestDirector
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) Test Management
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) VBScript
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.67%) System Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) V-Model
8 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Use Case

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) V-Model
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Use Case
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center