The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Testing
Rank 510 502 479
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 68 67 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 50
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£295 £278 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £167 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £336 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £280 £223
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 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
London +5 22 £320 +20.75% 4
South East -4 18 £300 +7.14% 4
East Midlands - 7 £250 -
West Midlands - 5 £290 -
Yorkshire +2 4 £275 - 1
North West -4 3 £220 -18.51% 3
South West - 3 £331 -
East of England - - - -
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Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 84 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (42.86%) Selenium
3 44 (31.43%) QA
4 39 (27.86%) Automated Testing
5 36 (25.71%) Test Automation
6 35 (25.00%) Java
7 34 (24.29%) WebDriver
7 34 (24.29%) Cucumber
8 31 (22.14%) Jenkins
9 30 (21.43%) E-Commerce
10 28 (20.00%) TDD
11 27 (19.29%) SQL
12 26 (18.57%) Scrum
12 26 (18.57%) Software Testing
12 26 (18.57%) Test Scripting
12 26 (18.57%) Automation Testing
13 24 (17.14%) ISEB
14 22 (15.71%) JUnit
14 22 (15.71%) Manual Testing
15 20 (14.29%) Finance
16 19 (13.57%) RSpec
17 18 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (12.14%) Ruby
19 16 (11.43%) ISTQB
19 16 (11.43%) Web Services
20 14 (10.00%) BDD
20 14 (10.00%) Mobile App
21 13 (9.29%) HP Quality Center
21 13 (9.29%) Telecoms

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.29%) CMS
2 5 (3.57%) WordPress
3 4 (2.86%) Drupal
4 3 (2.14%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Node.js
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) Internet
2 3 (2.14%) Extranet
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) MySQL
1 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.71%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (42.86%) Selenium
2 34 (24.29%) WebDriver
2 34 (24.29%) Cucumber
3 31 (22.14%) Jenkins
4 22 (15.71%) JUnit
5 19 (13.57%) RSpec
6 12 (8.57%) JIRA
7 9 (6.43%) Maven
8 8 (5.71%) TestDirector
8 8 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (5.00%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.86%) JMeter
10 4 (2.86%) Toad
10 4 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (2.14%) Hudson
11 3 (2.14%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.14%) QARun
11 3 (2.14%) WATIR
12 2 (1.43%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.57%) Retail
4 8 (5.71%) Marketing
5 6 (4.29%) Games
6 5 (3.57%) Banking
7 4 (2.86%) Automotive
7 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.14%) Advertising
8 3 (2.14%) Legal
8 3 (2.14%) Electronics
8 3 (2.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (35.00%) Analyst
2 48 (34.29%) Test Analyst
3 33 (23.57%) Tester
4 14 (10.00%) Consultant
4 14 (10.00%) Test Consultant
5 12 (8.57%) Test Leader
6 11 (7.86%) Web Tester
7 10 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Test Automation Consultant
9 7 (5.00%) Developer
10 6 (4.29%) QA Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) QA Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Communications Officer
12 4 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) Web Services
2 9 (6.43%) HTML
3 8 (5.71%) CSS
4 7 (5.00%) XML
5 5 (3.57%) .NET
6 4 (2.86%) jQuery
7 3 (2.14%) SOAP
7 3 (2.14%) LAMP
7 3 (2.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.14%) CSS3
7 3 (2.14%) HTML5
8 2 (1.43%) Django
8 2 (1.43%) JSON
8 2 (1.43%) RESTful
8 2 (1.43%) REST
8 2 (1.43%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.71%) JMX
9 1 (0.71%) SAML
9 1 (0.71%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.14%) DTV
3 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.43%) iSeries
4 2 (1.43%) Social Media
4 2 (1.43%) Open Source
4 2 (1.43%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.43%) AS400
4 2 (1.43%) EMV
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.00%) Android
3 5 (3.57%) UNIX
4 3 (2.14%) Linux
5 2 (1.43%) Windows
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.86%) Automated Testing
3 36 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 30 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 28 (20.00%) TDD
6 26 (18.57%) Scrum
6 26 (18.57%) Software Testing
6 26 (18.57%) Test Scripting
6 26 (18.57%) Automation Testing
7 22 (15.71%) Manual Testing
8 18 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.00%) BDD
11 12 (8.57%) Security Testing
11 12 (8.57%) Test Management
12 11 (7.86%) User Stories
13 10 (7.14%) Test Planning
13 10 (7.14%) Performance Testing
13 10 (7.14%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.43%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.00%) Java
2 27 (19.29%) SQL
3 17 (12.14%) Ruby
4 12 (8.57%) C#
5 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.00%) Python
7 6 (4.29%) PHP
8 4 (2.86%) Scala
8 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) VBScript
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) C++
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) ISEB
2 16 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.71%) Degree
3 8 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (31.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.86%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (5.71%) Oracle
2 7 (5.00%) HP
3 6 (4.29%) hybris
4 5 (3.57%) SAP
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.14%) Zend
6 1 (0.71%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe
6 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.71%) Open Text
6 1 (0.71%) Facebook
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