Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 April 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 124 109
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 +1
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 26 16 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.87% 0.58% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.70% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 17
Manchester median daily rate £358 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.17% - +12.15%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £265
90th Percentile £425 £377 £432
North West median daily rate £350 £293 £305
% change year-on-year +19.66% -4.10% +10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Regression Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,577 2,300 3,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 85.93% 83.18% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,684 1,426 1,841
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 44 67
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £21.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.21% +11.05% +31.03%
10th Percentile £13.06 £11.75 £12.65
90th Percentile £41.60 £47.63 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -42.01% +6.43% +59.09%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Manchester

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regression Testing in Manchester

Regression Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regression Testing in Manchester

Regression Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regression Testing in Manchester

Regression Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 4 £238 -
Regression Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 21 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) .NET
3 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 10 (38.46%) JIRA
4 10 (38.46%) QA
4 10 (38.46%) Selenium
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 10 (38.46%) Kanban
4 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
5 9 (34.62%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (34.62%) SOAP
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) Asset Management
5 9 (34.62%) Migration
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
6 8 (30.77%) JMeter
6 8 (30.77%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) Data Migration
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) Gatling
6 8 (30.77%) GitHub

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Orchard CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) GitHub
2 3 (11.54%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) RavenDB
3 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 10 (38.46%) JIRA
1 10 (38.46%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) Gatling
2 8 (30.77%) JMeter
3 3 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) MSTest
5 1 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Automation Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) QA Tester
4 4 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) HTML Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Tester
6 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) SEO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
1 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
1 11 (42.31%) jQuery
2 9 (34.62%) SOAP
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) HTML5
3 7 (26.92%) REST
4 6 (23.08%) CSS3
4 6 (23.08%) WSDL
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Core
5 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.85%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (3.85%) RequireJS
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (3.85%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Semantic Web
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Kanban
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 9 (34.62%) Asset Management
4 9 (34.62%) Exploratory Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Migration
5 8 (30.77%) BDD
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) Data Migration
5 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Pair Programming
6 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
6 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (19.23%) Ontologies
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
2 6 (23.08%) WAI
3 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) BT
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft