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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 196 207 213
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 3 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £280 £234
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +19.78%
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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
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 29 August 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 12 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 11 (61.11%) QA
2 11 (61.11%) Selenium
3 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Retail
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) hybris
5 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
5 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Load Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) ISEB
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
5 8 (44.44%) Quality Management
5 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 8 (44.44%) DevOps
6 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
7 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Principle Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Load Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Quality Management
4 8 (44.44%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) SEO
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) hybris