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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 140 131 98
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -33
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 17 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.13% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.18% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
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£338 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
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
2845 2227 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.42% 72.49% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 1170 834
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 109 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.32 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 5 £275 - 4
Cheshire -5 4 £450 - 3
Merseyside -10 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 £338 - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (42.86%) QA
3 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (34.29%) Integration Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
6 8 (22.86%) UNIX
6 8 (22.86%) ISEB
6 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
6 8 (22.86%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.00%) System Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) Retail
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (14.29%) Test Management
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.43%) iSeries
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.43%) Scala
10 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
10 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
10 4 (11.43%) HTML
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.71%) Toad
3 2 (5.71%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.86%) QAComplete
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) NHS Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SAP Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.86%) UAT Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) XML
1 4 (11.43%) XSLT
1 4 (11.43%) XML Schema
1 4 (11.43%) Saxon XSLT
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) iSeries
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.57%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.71%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (34.29%) Integration Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
5 8 (22.86%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (20.00%) System Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.14%) TDD
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
8 5 (14.29%) Test Management
8 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.43%) OOP
9 4 (11.43%) ERP
9 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) XQuery
2 4 (11.43%) Scala
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) GMP
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
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