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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 75 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 17 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.47% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£225 £308 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +29.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £251 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £340 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £37.50
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
1002 843 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.37% 73.75% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 449 443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
(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
Bury - 4 £225 - 1
Salford - 1 £375 -
Stockport - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (52.38%) Oracle
1 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Retail
3 9 (42.86%) Selenium
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (38.10%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
5 7 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) SOAP
6 6 (28.57%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) XSLT
6 6 (28.57%) UNIX
6 6 (28.57%) OOP
6 6 (28.57%) XML Schema
6 6 (28.57%) XQuery
6 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) Saxon XSLT
6 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Scala
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 4 (19.05%) QA

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) Zephyr
5 3 (14.29%) Maven
5 3 (14.29%) Hudson
6 2 (9.52%) QAComplete
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) XML Developer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Web Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) XSLT
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) SOAP
2 6 (28.57%) XML Schema
2 6 (28.57%) Saxon XSLT
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
1 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
3 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 6 (28.57%) OOP
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Test Management
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) XQuery
3 5 (23.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago