The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 195 202 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.088% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £255 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £139 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £371 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £276 £285
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
1 6 (85.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Local Government
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) New Media
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) GIS

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) New Media
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center