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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 85 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£275 - £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
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
1114 911 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.39% 70.13% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 459 354
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 45
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.69 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
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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
Bury - 1 £225 -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) QA
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Saxon XSLT
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Scala
4 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 4 (25.00%) XQuery
4 4 (25.00%) ISEB
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) XSLT
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
1 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) QAComplete
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Saxon XSLT
1 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) XSLT
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Scala
2 4 (25.00%) XQuery
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) HP