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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 84 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 9 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 1.56% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.83% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £293 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%

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
1105 1528 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.16% 85.08% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 892 688
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +61.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) QA
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) QA Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) TestNG
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Advertising
7 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management

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 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) TestNG
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 2 (13.33%) Log4j
6 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Games
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) API Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
7 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) HP