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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 41 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.53% 0.82% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.25% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £39.50 £30.88
% change year-on-year
-31.32% +27.93%
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
276 160 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.40% 65.84% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 93 104
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +15.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -10 2 - -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree