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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 139 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 19 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.13% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.18% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£338 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 +17 8 £314 - 2
Manchester -4 5 £319 - 8
Cheshire -6 4 £450 +40.62% 2
Merseyside -11 2 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (67.65%) Test Scripting
2 15 (44.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (41.18%) QA
4 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
6 10 (29.41%) ISEB
7 9 (26.47%) UNIX
7 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
7 9 (26.47%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Test Planning
8 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
9 7 (20.59%) LoadRunner
9 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
9 7 (20.59%) Data Structures
10 6 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.65%) SDLC
10 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (17.65%) Facilita Forecast
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) HP UFT
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle
11 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (14.71%) HP
11 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) LoadRunner
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.65%) HP UFT
2 6 (17.65%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (5.88%) LoadUI
3 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Toad
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Tester
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Tester
5 3 (8.82%) NHS Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Tester
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Structures
2 6 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Data Conversion
4 3 (8.82%) NHS
5 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Test Scripting
2 15 (44.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
5 9 (26.47%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Test Planning
6 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
7 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
8 6 (17.65%) SDLC
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (11.76%) Test Management
10 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Migration
10 4 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
11 3 (8.82%) System Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) QA
2 4 (11.76%) GMP
2 4 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
1 5 (14.71%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
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