The first table below looks at the demand for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Manchester 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 88 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% 0.20% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.29% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Average daily rate - £318 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +1.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1031 700 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.70% 69.93% 65.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 344 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 49
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £13.30 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.36 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - - 1
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft