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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 67 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.53% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £313 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +60.89%
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
768 610 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.88% 79.43% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 383 333
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 48
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £316 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £220 - 1
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Workday Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Workday Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft