The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Regression Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
Rank 73 85 90
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 15 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.49% 0.91% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.07% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Median daily rate £420 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

Regression Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 861 1216 1014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.33% 85.27% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 864 679
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Leeds

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Leeds

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Leeds

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Python
4 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 12 (46.15%) PHP
4 12 (46.15%) Symfony
4 12 (46.15%) Zend
5 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
6 10 (38.46%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) HTTP
6 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (38.46%) JPA
6 10 (38.46%) Django
6 10 (38.46%) RESTful
6 10 (38.46%) PHPUnit
6 10 (38.46%) MongoDB
6 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
6 10 (38.46%) Laravel
6 10 (38.46%) Redis
6 10 (38.46%) Flask
6 10 (38.46%) EclipseLink
6 10 (38.46%) SOLID
7 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
8 6 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 4 (15.38%) QA

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) MongoDB
1 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
1 10 (38.46%) Redis
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) PHPUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Appium
5 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
1 12 (46.15%) PHP Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Regression Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Symfony
2 10 (38.46%) Django
2 10 (38.46%) EclipseLink
2 10 (38.46%) Flask
2 10 (38.46%) JPA
2 10 (38.46%) Laravel
2 10 (38.46%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) iPad
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) MVC
4 10 (38.46%) SOLID
5 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
6 6 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
7 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Kanban
10 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) PHP
3 12 (46.15%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) ECMAScript
4 2 (7.69%) Groovy
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Zend
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) HP
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