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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 35 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.36% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - £37.50
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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
194 136 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 69.29% 63.55% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 88 79
Average daily rate £305 £336 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% -1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Siebel