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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 129 126 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 16 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.13% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.18% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
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£338 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +7.69%
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
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Lancashire +9 5 £338 - 3
Manchester -3 5 £300 - 7
Cheshire -1 3 £450 - 2
Merseyside -11 3 - - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
2 19 (51.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (43.24%) QA
4 13 (35.14%) Integration Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
5 11 (29.73%) ISEB
6 10 (27.03%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (24.32%) UNIX
8 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
9 7 (18.92%) System Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
10 6 (16.22%) Windows
10 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
10 6 (16.22%) SDLC
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Test Management
11 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle
11 5 (13.51%) Migration
12 4 (10.81%) TDD
12 4 (10.81%) HP
12 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (10.81%) Linux
12 4 (10.81%) Java
12 4 (10.81%) SQL
12 4 (10.81%) .NET
12 4 (10.81%) HP UFT
12 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) HP UFT
2 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
2 4 (10.81%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Toad
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) QAComplete
General
1 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) NHS Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) XSLT
2 2 (5.41%) XML Schema
2 2 (5.41%) Saxon XSLT
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.81%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (10.81%) iSeries
3 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 3 (8.11%) Data Conversion
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) UNIX
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
2 19 (51.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (35.14%) Integration Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
5 10 (27.03%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
7 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
7 7 (18.92%) System Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Test Management
8 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
8 6 (16.22%) SDLC
9 5 (13.51%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.81%) TDD
10 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
10 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) XQuery
2 2 (5.41%) Scala
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) GMP
2 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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