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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 190 203 184
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £163 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.90% -
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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) RSpec
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Local Government
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) GIS
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) RSpec
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
1 3 (30.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center