Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 138 136
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 12 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.93% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.07% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 37
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £235 £233 £254
90th Percentile £495 £504 £395
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2560 3075 3770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.80% 86.28% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1764 2021 2595
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.63 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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
Leeds -1 10 £335 -14.92% 2
Bradford +16 1 - -
Regression Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Scala
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) Symfony
7 2 (16.67%) Zend
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Microservices

Regression Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Gatling
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Symfony
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (8.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) ECMAScript
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Zend