The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 190 178 221
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +43
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 20 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.30% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.41% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 1
Average daily rate £263 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Web Testing
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 13 (54.17%) QA
2 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 11 (45.83%) Load Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Security Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (37.50%) ISEB
4 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) Retail
5 8 (33.33%) Internet
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (33.33%) hybris
5 8 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.50%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Test Leader
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Web Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Principle Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Load Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Security Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Content Management
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Data Security
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) hybris
2 2 (8.33%) EPiServer
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) HP