Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Regression Testing
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 125 129
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -23
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 10 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.44% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.09% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 24
Leeds median daily rate £335 £403 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.77% +28.80% -
10th Percentile £234 £235 £252
90th Percentile £499 £528 £399
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £380 £325
% change year-on-year -1.32% +16.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1950 2301 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.02% 87.72% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1553 1983
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £266
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.20 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) Zend
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories

Regression Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Symfony
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (10.00%) Laravel
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) ECMAScript
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Zend