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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 523 502 454
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -48
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 67 61 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 53
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£295 £276 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £278 £245
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +13.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -11 22 £320 +21.90% 3
South East -29 16 £268 -4.03% 5
Yorkshire +2 7 £250 -9.09% 6
East Midlands - 6 - - 1
North West -5 4 £285 +12.87% 2
East of England -14 4 £209 -33.99% 2
South West - 3 £350 -
West Midlands -17 1 £290 -10.76%
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Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.20%) Selenium
3 28 (22.40%) SQL
3 28 (22.40%) QA
4 25 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 25 (20.00%) Java
5 24 (19.20%) Manual Testing
6 23 (18.40%) Test Automation
6 23 (18.40%) ISEB
7 21 (16.80%) TDD
7 21 (16.80%) Automated Testing
8 20 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 20 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 20 (16.00%) WebDriver
9 19 (15.20%) Cucumber
9 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
9 19 (15.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (14.40%) Scrum
11 16 (12.80%) ISTQB
12 15 (12.00%) Automation Testing
12 15 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (11.20%) Finance
14 13 (10.40%) JIRA
14 13 (10.40%) Test Management
15 12 (9.60%) BDD
15 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
15 12 (9.60%) HTML
16 11 (8.80%) JUnit
16 11 (8.80%) CSS
16 11 (8.80%) CRM

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.80%) CMS
2 5 (4.00%) WordPress
3 4 (3.20%) Drupal
4 3 (2.40%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) MySQL
2 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (31.20%) Selenium
2 20 (16.00%) WebDriver
3 19 (15.20%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.40%) JIRA
5 11 (8.80%) JUnit
5 11 (8.80%) TestDirector
6 9 (7.20%) RSpec
7 8 (6.40%) Maven
8 4 (3.20%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (3.20%) Toad
8 4 (3.20%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.40%) QARun
9 3 (2.40%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.60%) Hudson
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Marketing
3 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 6 (4.80%) Billing
5 4 (3.20%) Banking
5 4 (3.20%) Automotive
6 3 (2.40%) Legal
7 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.60%) Advertising
7 2 (1.60%) Games
7 2 (1.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (40.00%) Analyst
2 49 (39.20%) Test Analyst
3 33 (26.40%) Tester
4 12 (9.60%) Web Tester
5 11 (8.80%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Consultant
6 8 (6.40%) Test Consultant
7 7 (5.60%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.00%) Manual Tester
10 4 (3.20%) Systems Tester
10 4 (3.20%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Test Automation Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) Communications Officer
10 4 (3.20%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (2.40%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.60%) HTML
2 11 (8.80%) CSS
3 6 (4.80%) Web Services
4 5 (4.00%) .NET
5 4 (3.20%) XML
5 4 (3.20%) jQuery
5 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.40%) CSS3
6 3 (2.40%) HTML5
6 3 (2.40%) SOAP
6 3 (2.40%) LAMP
7 2 (1.60%) Django
7 2 (1.60%) JAX-WS
7 2 (1.60%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.80%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.80%) RESTful
8 1 (0.80%) REST
8 1 (0.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.60%) AS400
4 2 (1.60%) EMV
4 2 (1.60%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.60%) DTV
4 2 (1.60%) iSeries
4 2 (1.60%) Open Source
4 2 (1.60%) Social Media
4 2 (1.60%) iPad
5 1 (0.80%) New Media
5 1 (0.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.80%) W3C
5 1 (0.80%) Blog
5 1 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.20%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.40%) Android
3 6 (4.80%) UNIX
4 3 (2.40%) Windows
5 1 (0.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 24 (19.20%) Manual Testing
4 23 (18.40%) Test Automation
5 21 (16.80%) TDD
5 21 (16.80%) Automated Testing
6 20 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 20 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 19 (15.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (14.40%) Scrum
9 15 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 13 (10.40%) Test Management
11 12 (9.60%) BDD
12 11 (8.80%) Waterfall
12 11 (8.80%) CRM
13 9 (7.20%) Content Management
13 9 (7.20%) Test Strategy
14 7 (5.60%) V-Model
14 7 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (4.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) SQL
2 25 (20.00%) Java
3 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.00%) C#
5 8 (6.40%) Ruby
6 7 (5.60%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.20%) Python
7 4 (3.20%) PHP
8 2 (1.60%) Scala
9 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) ISEB
2 16 (12.80%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) Degree
4 2 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.20%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (8.00%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) HP
3 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.00%) SAP
5 3 (2.40%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.40%) Zend
6 2 (1.60%) Open Text
7 1 (0.80%) Citrix
7 1 (0.80%) Adobe
7 1 (0.80%) Facebook
7 1 (0.80%) ExactTarget
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