The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 80 96 102
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 15 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.12% 0.72% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.87% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 4
Median daily rate £420 £338 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.44% +46.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £328 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £306
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1136 1602 1556
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.71% 82.83% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1121 997
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £35.85
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in West Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in West Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in West Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 15 £420 +26.79% 4
Regression Testing
Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) PHP
4 12 (41.38%) Python
4 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
4 12 (41.38%) Symfony
4 12 (41.38%) Zend
5 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
6 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (34.48%) JPA
6 10 (34.48%) RESTful
6 10 (34.48%) PHPUnit
6 10 (34.48%) MongoDB
6 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
6 10 (34.48%) Laravel
6 10 (34.48%) Redis
6 10 (34.48%) Flask
6 10 (34.48%) EclipseLink
6 10 (34.48%) SOLID
6 10 (34.48%) Django
6 10 (34.48%) MVC
6 10 (34.48%) HTTP
7 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
8 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.69%) SDLC
9 6 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MongoDB
1 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
1 10 (34.48%) Redis
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) PHPUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Appium
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) Toad
5 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) PHP Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Symfony
2 10 (34.48%) Django
2 10 (34.48%) EclipseLink
2 10 (34.48%) Flask
2 10 (34.48%) JPA
2 10 (34.48%) Laravel
2 10 (34.48%) RESTful
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) iPad
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 10 (34.48%) SOLID
5 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Test Management
9 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Kanban
10 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) PHP
3 12 (41.38%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) ECMAScript
4 2 (6.90%) Groovy
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Zend
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) HP
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