The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 69 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £266
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Web Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
750 602 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.17% 79.84% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 371 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Testing across the Cheshire region.

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing across the Cheshire region.

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester - 1 £325 -
Web Testing
North West

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web 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 Web Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) ANSI SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Case Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web 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 Web Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Case Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB