The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 June 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 108 108
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 14 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.70% 1.40% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.61% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 18
Median daily rate £440 £493 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.65% +51.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £339 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £35.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.97% +10.00%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1697 2424 2474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.34% 86.82% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1697 1719
Median daily rate £410 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +14.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 55
Median hourly rate £15.93 £17.69 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.93% +14.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £28.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Yorkshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
West Yorkshire +1 14 £440 -12.00% 3
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (53.57%) Java
4 13 (46.43%) PHP
4 13 (46.43%) Symfony
4 13 (46.43%) Zend
5 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 12 (42.86%) Python
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) RESTful
9 7 (25.00%) PHPUnit
9 7 (25.00%) Laravel
10 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
10 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
10 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
10 6 (21.43%) Redis
10 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Flask
10 6 (21.43%) Scala
10 6 (21.43%) Groovy
10 6 (21.43%) JPA
10 6 (21.43%) EclipseLink
10 6 (21.43%) SOLID
10 6 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (21.43%) ECMAScript
10 6 (21.43%) HTTP

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
1 6 (21.43%) Redis
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) Toad
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
1 13 (46.43%) PHP Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Agile Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Symfony
2 7 (25.00%) Laravel
2 7 (25.00%) RESTful
3 6 (21.43%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (21.43%) Django
3 6 (21.43%) EclipseLink
3 6 (21.43%) Flask
3 6 (21.43%) JPA
4 3 (10.71%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.00%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) SOLID
7 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Management
8 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.29%) BDD
9 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) PHP
3 12 (42.86%) Python
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) ECMAScript
5 6 (21.43%) Groovy
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Ruby
5 6 (21.43%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Zend
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) HP