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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank - 35 37
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.11% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.32% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £322 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.69 -
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -
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
231 302 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 75.49% 84.12% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 159 120
Median daily rate £381 £409 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% +25.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £504 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +101.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £50.50 £19.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Sony
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) HR Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sony