The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 35 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.35% 0.53% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.90% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 111 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 68.66% 58.42% 63.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 62 66
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Regression Testing across the Merseyside region.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -7 1 £220 -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel