Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 120 121
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Regression Testing 20 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.54% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.66% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 14
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +29.17% -11.11%
10th Percentile £265 £259 £273
90th Percentile £425 £600 £475
North West median daily rate £383 £376 £310
% change year-on-year +1.73% +21.37% -11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 2,738 2,272 3,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 85.16% 81.43% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,777 1,389 1,821
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 64 52
Manchester median hourly rate £23.75 £20.25 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.28% +28.00% +2.06%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.14
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.63 £44.65
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -33.31% +36.06% -0.61%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -
Salford +1 1 £275 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Regression Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (45.00%) SOAP
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) Selenium
6 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) HTML5
7 6 (30.00%) RavenDB
7 6 (30.00%) CSS3
7 6 (30.00%) WAI
7 6 (30.00%) WSDL
7 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Ontologies
8 5 (25.00%) QA
8 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Semantic Web
8 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Core

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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Orchard CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) BrowserStack
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) RavenDB
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Gatling
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) JMeter
2 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) SEO Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
1 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) jQuery
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) WSDL
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Semantic Web
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Ontologies
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) WAI
2 5 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) BT