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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 124 147 134
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 27 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
Median daily rate £300 £420 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
- +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £27.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+31.79% -27.66%
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
2798 3403 2387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.31% 80.43% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1765 2062 1327
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 133 109
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 13 £300 -31.81% 7
Lancashire +14 5 £420 +44.82%
Merseyside +11 4 £188 -
Cheshire +11 3 £625 +38.88% 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) ISEB
3 18 (32.73%) Integration Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Software Testing
4 17 (30.91%) ISTQB
4 17 (30.91%) Defect Management
5 16 (29.09%) BDD
6 15 (27.27%) System Testing
7 14 (25.45%) Test Management
7 14 (25.45%) JIRA
7 14 (25.45%) Project Management
8 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 11 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 11 (20.00%) SQL
9 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Oracle
10 10 (18.18%) Windows
10 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (18.18%) QA
11 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
11 9 (16.36%) TDD
11 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
11 9 (16.36%) XML
11 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.55%) Finance
12 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.64%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) nginx
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Magento
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Skype
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) JIRA
2 8 (14.55%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Appium
3 2 (3.64%) TestComplete
3 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Military
4 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Games
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Analyst
2 32 (58.18%) Test Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.27%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) UAT Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Web Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) J2EE
4 2 (3.64%) SOAP
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) D3.js
5 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.64%) EPoS
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Integration Testing
3 17 (30.91%) Defect Management
3 17 (30.91%) Software Testing
4 16 (29.09%) BDD
5 15 (27.27%) System Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Project Management
6 14 (25.45%) Test Management
7 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
10 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.36%) TDD
10 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
11 8 (14.55%) Coaching
11 8 (14.55%) Data Management
11 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) PHP
3 6 (10.91%) Ruby
4 2 (3.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) ISEB
2 17 (30.91%) ISTQB
3 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (12.73%) Degree
4 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) Sony
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.82%) Pega
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: 4 days ago