The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 100 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 8 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.88% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.09% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 15
Median daily rate £275 £303 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.69 -
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1419 1556 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.87% 80.12% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 893 700
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) ISEB
3 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
4 6 (27.27%) Retail
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) QA
4 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) System Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Selenium
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Stress Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) JIRA
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (13.64%) TDD

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.64%) TestComplete
4 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) TestNG
5 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.55%) Log4j
5 1 (4.55%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
1 12 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) System Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Stress Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Defect Management
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.09%) QA Automation
8 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) HP