Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Regression Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regression Testing over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Regression Testing
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -17
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.38% 0.42% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.52% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Liverpool median daily rate £300 - £220
Merseyside median daily rate £300 £188 £220
% change year-on-year +60.00% -14.77% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

Regression Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 416 388 432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 82.21% 81.00% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 256 237
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £206
90th Percentile £534 £525 £675
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61% +148.99%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.70 £50.83
90th Percentile £15.56 £26.85 £52.50
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.64 £18.80 £51.67
% change year-on-year -16.84% -63.61% +179.27%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Liverpool

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Regression Testing in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Stress Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) J2EE
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) ColdFusion
5 3 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (42.86%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Legal Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) PlayStation
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Stress Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle