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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 118 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 22 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.28% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.38% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
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£325 £270 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +13.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £298 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2248 1863 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.83% 73.99% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1236 736
Average daily rate £375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 48
Average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £106.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +5 18 £313 +56.25% 5
South Yorkshire -9 2 £425 +44.68% 2
North Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (40.00%) Finance
5 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) System Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (16.67%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) XML
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.67%) Replication
10 4 (13.33%) Scrum
10 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) SOA
10 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) Java
10 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (13.33%) Subversion
10 4 (13.33%) Software Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) JMeter
3 2 (6.67%) TestNG
3 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) Capybara
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
4 1 (3.33%) JBehave
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) System Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
6 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Release Management
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Avaya