The first table below looks at the demand for Web Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 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 England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 491 490 499
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 62 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 39
Average daily rate
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£290 £291 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.52% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36751 34198 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.37% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23125 21216 22145
Average daily rate £408 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 977 1381
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.26 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Web Testing
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Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Web Testing
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 Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -17 21 £275 -6.77% 2
London +4 18 £320 +18.51% 7
West Midlands - 7 £310 - 1
North East - 5 £325 - 2
South West - 4 £331 - 2
Yorkshire +1 2 £220 +10.00% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £294 -16.07%
North West -6 2 - - 1
East of England -18 1 £200 - 2
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Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 59 (43.38%) Selenium
2 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.15%) QA
2 41 (30.15%) Test Automation
3 37 (27.21%) Java
4 36 (26.47%) E-Commerce
5 34 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 32 (23.53%) Cucumber
7 29 (21.32%) WebDriver
8 26 (19.12%) SQL
8 26 (19.12%) Automation Testing
9 24 (17.65%) Scrum
10 22 (16.18%) Ruby
11 21 (15.44%) Test Scripting
11 21 (15.44%) TDD
11 21 (15.44%) JUnit
11 21 (15.44%) ISEB
12 20 (14.71%) Finance
12 20 (14.71%) Jenkins
13 19 (13.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (13.97%) Software Testing
14 18 (13.24%) Mobile App
15 16 (11.76%) Web Services
15 16 (11.76%) RSpec
16 15 (11.03%) Retail
16 15 (11.03%) Performance Testing
17 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
18 13 (9.56%) .NET
18 13 (9.56%) Internet
18 13 (9.56%) ISTQB

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (4.41%) CMS
2 5 (3.68%) WordPress
2 5 (3.68%) Drupal
3 3 (2.21%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.74%) Node.js
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) GitHub
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) Internet
2 4 (2.94%) Extranet
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.68%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (43.38%) Selenium
2 32 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 29 (21.32%) WebDriver
4 21 (15.44%) JUnit
5 20 (14.71%) Jenkins
6 16 (11.76%) RSpec
7 10 (7.35%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.15%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (4.41%) Calabash
10 5 (3.68%) JIRA
11 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (2.94%) TestDirector
11 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.21%) Behat
12 3 (2.21%) WATIR
12 3 (2.21%) JMeter
13 2 (1.47%) Ant
13 2 (1.47%) HttpUnit
13 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (14.71%) Finance
2 15 (11.03%) Retail
3 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.15%) Marketing
5 6 (4.41%) Advertising
5 6 (4.41%) Games
6 4 (2.94%) Automotive
6 4 (2.94%) Banking
7 3 (2.21%) Billing
7 3 (2.21%) Legal
7 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.47%) Publishing
8 2 (1.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (36.03%) Analyst
2 48 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 30 (22.06%) Tester
4 17 (12.50%) Consultant
4 17 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 13 (9.56%) Test Leader
6 9 (6.62%) Web Tester
6 9 (6.62%) Test Automation Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) QA Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) QA Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.68%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Communications Officer
11 3 (2.21%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.76%) Web Services
2 13 (9.56%) .NET
3 9 (6.62%) HTML
4 8 (5.88%) CSS
5 6 (4.41%) SOAP
6 5 (3.68%) XML
7 4 (2.94%) jQuery
7 4 (2.94%) RESTful
8 3 (2.21%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.21%) CSS3
8 3 (2.21%) HTML5
8 3 (2.21%) Grails
8 3 (2.21%) LAMP
9 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.47%) JSON
9 2 (1.47%) REST
10 1 (0.74%) Mustache
10 1 (0.74%) Sass
10 1 (0.74%) JAX-WS
10 1 (0.74%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.47%) DTV
3 2 (1.47%) AS400
3 2 (1.47%) iSeries
3 2 (1.47%) Social Media
3 2 (1.47%) Open Source
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) Blog
4 1 (0.74%) GIS
4 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.62%) Android
3 5 (3.68%) UNIX
4 2 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (30.15%) Test Automation
2 36 (26.47%) E-Commerce
3 34 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 26 (19.12%) Automation Testing
5 24 (17.65%) Scrum
6 21 (15.44%) Test Scripting
6 21 (15.44%) TDD
7 19 (13.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (13.97%) Software Testing
8 15 (11.03%) Performance Testing
9 13 (9.56%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.82%) Test Management
10 12 (8.82%) Manual Testing
10 12 (8.82%) Load Testing
10 12 (8.82%) Security Testing
10 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.09%) BDD
12 10 (7.35%) Content Management
13 9 (6.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.21%) Java
2 26 (19.12%) SQL
3 22 (16.18%) Ruby
4 11 (8.09%) C#
5 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.15%) Python
7 5 (3.68%) PHP
8 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.21%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) VBScript
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) ISEB
2 13 (9.56%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.09%) Degree
4 7 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (30.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.94%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (5.88%) HP
1 8 (5.88%) hybris
2 4 (2.94%) SAP
3 3 (2.21%) Zend
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) ExactTarget
5 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Ektron
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) Open Text
5 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
Redhill, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago