The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 134 118 121
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 24 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.70% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.92% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 9
Average daily rate £323 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.29%
Regression Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Regression Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Regression Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Regression Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Regression Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing across the North West region.

Regression Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Manchester -14 17 £325 +44.44% 7
Cheshire - 5 £313 - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 26 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (44.00%) QA
3 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.00%) Selenium
6 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 13 (26.00%) .NET
7 13 (26.00%) Automated Testing
7 13 (26.00%) Automation Testing
8 12 (24.00%) C#
8 12 (24.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) Migration
9 11 (22.00%) JIRA
10 10 (20.00%) Workflow
10 10 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (18.00%) Oracle
11 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Defect Management
12 8 (16.00%) QA Automation
12 8 (16.00%) XML
12 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
12 8 (16.00%) Degree
13 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
13 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
13 7 (14.00%) Test Management
13 7 (14.00%) Java
13 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.00%) Magento
3 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.00%) JIRA
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (10.00%) Toad
4 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.00%) Appium
5 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) Calabash
6 1 (2.00%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Games
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Tester
3 12 (24.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) QA Tester
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
9 3 (6.00%) Agile Tester
9 3 (6.00%) Architect
9 3 (6.00%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.00%) JSON
4 4 (8.00%) REST
4 4 (8.00%) SOAP
4 4 (8.00%) XSLT
5 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (26.00%) Automated Testing
4 13 (26.00%) Automation Testing
5 11 (22.00%) Migration
6 10 (20.00%) Workflow
7 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Defect Management
8 8 (16.00%) QA Automation
8 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Test Management
9 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (12.00%) CRM
10 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
10 6 (12.00%) Release Management
11 5 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) C#
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.00%) ISEB
4 5 (10.00%) HND
5 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) Telerik
5 3 (6.00%) Siebel
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
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