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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 91 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.081% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.11% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Billing
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Toad
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper