The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 24 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.12% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 113 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 59.22% 69.75% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 68 67
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Regression Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB