The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 80 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £600 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.12% -7.14%
Regression Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
876 814 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.30% 82.98% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 522 319
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 33
Median hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 6 £625 -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 11 (78.57%) System Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) ISEB
4 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Defect Management
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 5 (35.71%) Skype
6 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Service Management
6 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Military
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Test Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Military
3 3 (21.43%) Billing
4 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Workday Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Workday Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
1 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) System Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (42.86%) Defect Management
5 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Service Management
6 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Test Management
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 2 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
9 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
9 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu