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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 89 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £255 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £398 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.98% -
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
1483 1293 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.66% 76.55% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 697 538
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 42
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 - -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 19 (59.38%) QA
2 17 (53.13%) Selenium
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) JIRA
5 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
6 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
8 8 (25.00%) Test Management
8 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Java
9 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
10 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
10 6 (18.75%) BDD
10 6 (18.75%) XML
11 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
11 5 (15.63%) HP
11 5 (15.63%) Telerik
11 5 (15.63%) Web Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
11 5 (15.63%) QA Automation
12 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
12 4 (12.50%) Magento
12 4 (12.50%) High Availability
12 4 (12.50%) Games
12 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Microsoft

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 14 (43.75%) JIRA
3 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
4 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (6.25%) Toad
5 2 (6.25%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.13%) Appium
6 1 (3.13%) Calabash
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Games
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) QA Tester
4 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.25%) OAT Manager
6 2 (6.25%) QA Manager
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Lead
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
4 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Test Management
6 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.75%) BDD
7 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.63%) QA Automation
8 5 (15.63%) Web Testing
9 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.50%) High Availability
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Workflow
10 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) Scrum
10 3 (9.38%) SDLC
10 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) HND
3 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) HP
1 5 (15.63%) Telerik
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Pega
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