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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 63 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.52% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £638 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -20.35%
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
645 767 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.55% 83.64% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 458 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 - 4 £638 -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) System Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) ISEB
4 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (33.33%) Skype
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (33.33%) Fat Client
6 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Service Management
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Thin Client
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) Data Management
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Military
3 3 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Principal Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 5 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) System Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Service Management
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) BDD
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Data Management
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) Test Management
7 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) SFIA
8 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
1 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu