Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 124 108
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16 -45
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.57% 1.44% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.71% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 5
North East median daily rate £281 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +34.62% -13.79%
10th Percentile £263 £309 £279
90th Percentile £550 £500 £340
England median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +1.25% +1.60% +4.99%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1031 2285 1695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.09% 84.38% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 1583 1080
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 92 74
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +62.32% -8.73%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £35.25
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in the North East

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in the North East

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the North East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in the North East

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +29 7 £281 -35.71% 1
Regression Testing
England

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 North East region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) HP

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Quality Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle