The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Tester
Rank 562 547 537
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 16 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.046% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.049% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 18
Average daily rate
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£283 £258 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% -22.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £110 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £264 £240
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Web Tester
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Web Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Web Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Web Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Web Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Web Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Web Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Web Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Web Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
West Midlands -12 6 £290 -
London +10 4 £265 +47.22% 2
South East +3 4 £275 +7.84% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
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UK

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Web Tester in their job title 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 with Web Tester in their job title.

1 11 (39.29%) Web Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) ISEB
4 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.71%) QA
5 3 (10.71%) EPoS
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) CMS
6 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) Test Planning

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Web Tester in their job title 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 with Web Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) EPiServer CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
1 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Firebug
2 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) EPoS
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) iSeries
2 1 (3.57%) AS400
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Web Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) HP
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