Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 162 158
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 17 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.79% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.93% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 44
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% +35.38% +3.17%
10th Percentile £242 £267 £250
90th Percentile £486 £570 £419
England median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £39.69
% change year-on-year +6.85% -8.03% +13.39%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3538 4720 5071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.36% 84.32% 83.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2351 3123 3532
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £258
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 117 154
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.87 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.46% +2.52% -
10th Percentile £8.91 £10.90 £9.47
90th Percentile £28.45 £43.00 £37.04
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.89 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.66% +8.58% +12.82%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 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
West Yorkshire -5 15 £389 -13.61% 5
South Yorkshire +15 1 £365 +82.50% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) QA
6 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
7 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
8 4 (23.53%) BDD
8 4 (23.53%) Scala
8 4 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 3 (17.65%) RESTful
9 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
9 3 (17.65%) Test Management
9 3 (17.65%) Symfony
9 3 (17.65%) Zend
9 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (17.65%) PHP

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Gatling
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) TestNG
3 1 (5.88%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) RESTful
1 3 (17.65%) Symfony
2 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Management
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Scala
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) ECMAScript
5 2 (11.76%) Groovy
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Zend